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.
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 key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.
Vision is knowing who you are, where you're going, and what will guide your journey.
Learning is defined as a change in behavior. You haven't learned a thing until you take action and use it.
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.
If becoming a high performing organization is the destination, leadership is the engine.
If God had wanted us to talk more than listen, he would have given us two mouths rather than two ears.
None of us is as smart as all of us.
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 you want to know why your people are not performing well, step up to the mirror and take a peek.
Empowerment is all about letting go so that others can get going.
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.
Empowering means helping teams develop their skills and knowledge and supporting them to use their talents.
One of the deepest principles of life and leadership: it's not about you.
Vision comes alive when everyone sees where his or her contribution makes a difference.
Don't quack like a duck, soar like an eagle.
Feedback is the breakfast of champions.
Effective team leaders adjust their style to provide what the group can't provide for itself.
The best minute you spend is the one you invest in people
The greatest leaders mobilize others by coalescing people around a shared vision.
If you want your people to be responsible, be responsive to their needs.
As a manager the important thing is not what happens when you are there, but what happens when you are not there
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