The signs of outstanding leadership appear primarily among the followers. Are the followers reaching their potential? Are they learning? Serving? Do they achieve the required results? Do they change with grace? Manage conflict?
Writing is a form of therapy; sometimes I wonder how all those who do not write, compose or paint can manage to escape the madness, melancholia, the panic and fear which is inherent in a human situation.
We can easily manage if we will only take, each day, the burden appointed to it. But the load will be too heavy for us if we carry yesterday's burden over again today, and then add the burden of the morrow before we are required to bear it.
You manage things, you lead people. We went overboard on management and forgot about leadership. It might help if we ran the MBAs out of Washington.
If you pick the right people and give them the opportunity to spread their wings and put compensation as a carrier behind it you almost don't have to manage them.
Without change there is no innovation, creativity, or incentive for improvement. Those who initiate change will have a better opportunity to manage the change that is inevitable.
Until we can manage time, we can manage nothing else.
If you want to manage somebody, manage yourself. Do that well and you'll be ready to stop managing. And start leading.
Practice Golden-Rule 1 of Management in everything you do. Manage others the way you would like to be managed.
The silliest woman can manage a clever man; but it needs a very clever woman to manage a fool.
We are never really in control. We just think we are when things happen to be going our way.
Basically, managing is about influencing action. Managing is about helping organizations and units to get things done, which means action. Sometimes, managers manage actions directly. They fight fires. They manage projects. They negotiate contracts.
Money is a big part of your life, and when you learn how to get your finances under control, all areas of your life will soar.
Take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame.
If you are not consciously directing your life, you will lose your footing and circumstances will decide for you.
The conventional definition of management is getting work done through people, but real management is developing people through work.
It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about?
Whenever we manage to love without expectations, calculations, negotiations, we are indeed in heaven.
We always speak well when we manage to be understood.
The world is full of fools and faint hearts; and yet everyone has courage enough to bear the misfortunes, and wisdom enough to manage the affairs, of his neighbor.
We should manage our fortune as we do our health - enjoy it when good, be patient when it is bad, and never apply violent remedies except in an extreme necessity
Ill-health, of body or of mind, is defeat. Health alone is victory. Let all men, if they can manage it, contrive to be healthy!
Anger manages everything badly.
And he will manage the cure best who has foreseen what is to happen from the present state of matters.
Once you have missed the first buttonhole, you'll never manage to button up.
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