The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don't play together, the club won't be worth a dime.
No matter how carefully you plan your goals they will never be more than pipe dreams unless you pursue them with gusto.
Live to learn and you will really learn to live.
Leadership is understanding people and involving them to help you do a job. That takes all of the good characteristics, like integrity, dedication of purpose, selflessness, knowledge, skill, implacability, as well as determination not to accept failure.
Nothing else can quite substitute for a few well-chosen,
well-timed, sincere words of praise.
They're absolutely free and worth a fortune
When you're finished changing, you're finished.
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.
Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.
The enemy is fear. We think it is hate; but, it is fear.
Leadership is action, not position
If you do not look at things on a large scale, it will be difficult to master strategy.
To be a leader, you have to make people want to follow you, and nobody wants to follow someone who doesn't know where he is going.
If you set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.
You can't get much done in life if you only work on the days when you feel good.
Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.
Leadership is a privilege to better the lives of others. It is not an opportunity to satisfy personal greed.
You don't lead by hitting people over the head - that's assault, not leadership.
There is no worse mistake in public leadership than to hold out false hope soon to be swept away.
Leaders are people who do the right thing; managers are people who do things right.
All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common: it was the willingness to confront unequivocally the major anxiety of their people in their time. This, and not much else, is the essence of leadership.
You have to think anyway, so why not think big?
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.
Remember that the six most expensive words in business are: 'We've always done it that way'
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
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