There's a difference between interest and commitment. When you're interested in doing something, you do it only when it's convenient. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses - only results.
Humility does not mean you think less of yourself. It means you think of yourself less.
In the past a leader was a boss. Today's leaders must be partners with their people... they no longer can lead solely based on positional power.
People don't mind being challenged to do better if they
know the request is coming from a caring heart
The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.
Learning is defined as a change in behavior. You haven't learned a thing until you take action and use it.
Vision is knowing who you are, where you're going, and what will guide your journey.
Beware of putting all your focus into results. While results are important, your people should be your number one area of focus.
Start your day with good intentions and set yourself up for a good attitude. It's not what happens to you that matters but how you respond.
The only job security you have today os your commitment to continuous personal improvement.
Servant-leader ship is all about making the goals clear and then rolling your sleeves up and doing whatever it takes to help people win. In that situation, they don't work for you, you work for them.
If becoming a high performing organization is the destination, leadership is the engine.
The most important habit is solitude, quiet time. People who enter their day by taking 45 minutes or an hour for themselves - meditation, prayer, inspirational reading, taking a walk - before they go for it in the real world do best.
If God had wanted us to talk more than listen, he would have given us two mouths rather than two ears.
Take a minute: look at your goals, look at your performance, see if your behavior matches your goals.
Leadership is about going somewhere. If you and your people don’t know where you are going, your leadership doesn’t matter.
Vision comes alive when everyone sees where his or her contribution makes a difference.
As a manager the important thing is not what happens when you are there, but what happens when you are not there
The best minute you spend is the one you invest in people
None of us is as smart as all of us.
Empowerment is all about letting go so that others can get going.
Everyone knows that not all change is good or even necessary. But in a world that is constantly changing, it is to our advantage to learn how to adapt and enjoy something better.
Feedback is the breakfast of champions.
Honesty is telling the truth to ourselves and others. Integrity is living that truth.
If you don't seek perfection, you can never reach excellence.
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