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"FOR LEADERS & TEACHERS"
AUGUST 2007




 

August 29, 2007
" True leadership is the weapon of every organization. Without it, prominent will be a word only to dream about."
Written in 2007 Bymulelu Philelo Philimon --- South Africa


August 29, 2007
" Look for the answer alongside the problem - that's often where it hides."
Jeff Davidson --- Submitted by J.S. --- North Carolina


August 29, 2007
" Leadership is a function of knowing yourself, having a vision that is well communicated, building trust among collegues, and taking effective action to realize your own leadership potential."
Warren Bennis





August 27, 2007
" Your position never gives you the right to command. It only imposes on you the duty of so living your life that others may receive your orders without being humiliated."
Dag Hammarskjöld


August 27, 2007
" Processes don't do work, people do."
John Seely Brown


August 27, 2007
" Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it's amazing what they can accomplish."
Sam Walton


August 22, 2007
" If I had six hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend the first four hours sharpening the axe."
Abraham Lincoln --- Submitted by David Blay Mensah --- Ghana


August 22, 2007
" When you hire people that are smarter than you are, you prove you are smarter than they are."
R. H. Grant


August 22, 2007
" Without great employees you can never have great customer service."
Richard F. Gerson


August 20, 2007
" A testimony is not an outline of your success but about all the struggles and failures you had go to through to get there."
Copyright © 2007 Moises Mendoza
I was at a convention last weekend and all the speakers spoke about was what they went through to be successful. People can care less if you own 20 different cars or if you own your own private jet. But if they find something they can relate with you, such as different struggles and failures, it gives people hope and belief that they can do it too.


August 20, 2007
" It is wise to direct your anger towards problems -not people, to focus your energies on answers -not excuses."
William Arthur Ward --- Submitted by M. Sundhari --- Malaysia


August 20, 2007
" It has been said that success only shows up when determination does…but it must be powered by a non-negotiable decision."
Doug Firebaugh


August 15, 2007
" All things being equal, we will work harder and more effectively for people we like. And we will like them in direct proportion to how they make us feel."
Dr. Robert Cooper


August 15, 2007
" Unless you are willing to drench yourself in your work beyond the capacity of the average man, you are just not cut out for positions at the top."
J.C. Penney


August 15, 2007
" Leaders succeed only when they embody and express, for better or worse, values rooted in the social character of group, class, or nation."
Michael Maccoby


August 13, 2007
" Quality is never an accident. It is the result of planning, teamwork and commitment to excellence."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Anupama Reddy --- India


August 13, 2007
" Bad is never better, until worse takes place. Good is not enough, where excellent is required."
Written in 2007 by Solly M. Phala --- South Africa


August 13, 2007
" Leadership, like coaching, is fighting for the hearts and souls of men and getting them to believe in you."
Eddie Robinson


August 8, 2007
" There is no substitute for accurate knowledge. Know yourself, know your business, know your men."
Lee Iacocca


August 8, 2007
" You may be the boss, but you're only as good as the people who work for you."
Rear Admiral William Leahy


August 8, 2007
" An organization's ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage."
Jack Welch


August 6, 2007
" Excellence is not a destination; it is a continuous journey that never ends."
Brian Tracy --- Submitted by Bruno Dsouza --- Mumbai, India
Remember impossible is nothing.


August 6, 2007
" Being on par in terms of price and quality only gets you into the game. Service wins the game."
Tony Alessandra


August 6, 2007
" I have always been driven to buck the system, to innovate, to take things beyond where they've been."
Sam Walton


August 1, 2007
" No executive has ever suffered because his subordinates were strong and effective."
Peter Drucker


August 1, 2007
" If you want to increase your success rate, increase your failure rate."
Thomas Watson, Sr. --- Submitted by Mike Scullin --- New York
Thomas Watson, Sr. was the former IBM Chairman


August 1, 2007
" Business, more than any other occupation, is a continual dealing with the future; it is a continual calculation, an instinctive exercise in foresight."
Henry R. Luce


 

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