Managing people requires many leadership skills

 

 

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"FOR LEADERS & TEACHERS"
JUNE 2007




 

June 27, 2007
" Dog gives birth to dogs and not goats; cat gives birth to cats: The quality of a Leader is directly equivalent to the quality of his followers. Show me a passionate follower of a vision and I'll show you a passionate Leader."
Copyright © 2007 Andrew Effiong


June 27, 2007
" The right man is the one who seizes the moment."
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


June 27, 2007
" Our core values are our foundation."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Pravin Chamlikar --- India




June 25, 2007
" I believe managing is like holding a dove in your hands. If you hold it too tightly, you crush it, but if you hold it too loosely, you lose it."
Tommy Lasorda


June 25, 2007
" Hire the best. Pay them fairly. Communicate frequently. Provide challenges and rewards. Believe in them. Get out of their way and they'll knock your socks off."
Mary Ann Allison


June 25, 2007
" Effective leadership is the only competitive advantage that will endure. That's because leadership has two sides - what a person is (character) and what a person does (competence)."
Stephen Covey


June 20, 2007
" Only positive consequences encourage good future performances."
Kenneth H. Blanchard


June 20, 2007
" A vital difference between the professional man and a man of business is that money making to the professional man should, by virtue of his assumption, be incidental; to the business man it is primary. Money has its limitations; while it may buy quantity, there is something beyond it and that is quality."
Frank Lloyd Wright


June 20, 2007
" It is important that an aim never be defined in terms of activity or methods. It must always relate directly to how life is better for everyone… The aim of the system must be clear to everyone in the system. The aim must include plans for the future. The aim is a value judgment."
W. Edwards Deming


June 18, 2007
" The brightest and most valuable diamond started life as just a lump of carbon."
Peter Dilger --- Submitted by John Green --- England
It very aptly describes the potential we often fail to see in the people we work with, educate or meet in our daily lives.


June 18, 2007
" However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results."
Winston Churchill --- Submitted by Mike Scullin --- New York
The Bulldog said many worthwhile things, being a prolific talker, but this reminder to keep perspective whenever possible, while less humorous than some of his sayings, and less caustic than others, seems to have lasting value.


June 18, 2007
" A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved. He inspires the power and energy to get it done."
Ralph Lauren


June 13, 2007
" To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity."
Douglas Noel Adams


June 13, 2007
" Leaders are more powerful role models when they learn than when they teach."
Rosabeth Moss Kantor


June 13, 2007
" Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do. The visible signs of artful leadership are expressed, ultimately, in its practice."
Max DePree


June 11, 2007
" Vision without Execution is Hallucination."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by J. Woods --- California


June 11, 2007
" No man can think clearly when his fists are clenched."
George Hean Nathan


June 11, 2007
" Of all the decisions an executive makes, none is as important as the decisions about people, because they determine the performance capacity of the organization."
Peter F. Drucker


June 6, 2007
" Every child can be reached; you just have to stretch far enough."
Copyright © 2006 Robyn Sorrell
I wrote it for my quote to use in the classroom.


June 6, 2007
" The more angles from which you attack a problem, the faster it will become dust beneath your feet."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Anantha G. --- India


June 6, 2007
" Responsibility is Your ability to respond to necessity."
Copyright © 2007 Andrew Effiong


June 4, 2007
" In business as in life, one has no right to expect success or reward of any kind, unless one has accepted the obligation to invest all available resources in achieving that task."
Copyright © 2007 Christos S. Efessiou
I have used this quote for years to explain to employees and co-workers the importance of "spen ding" to "make".


June 4, 2007
" To go beyond what is known to be possible, you must strive to attain what is thought to be impossible."
Anthony Lynn Nichols --- Submitted by Bill Davidson --- Utah


June 4, 2007
" Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great."
John D. Rockefeller


 

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