Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.
Start from wherever you are and with whatever you've got.
Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
Every right implies a responsibility; Every opportunity, an obligation, Every possession, a duty.
Management is about persuading people to do things they do not want to do, while leadership is about inspiring people to do things they never thought they could.
Management by objective works - if you know the objectives. Ninety percent of the time you don't.
Good management is the art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them.
A desk is a dangerous place from which to view the world.
Because management deals mostly with the status quo and leadership deals mostly with change, in the next century we are going to have to try to become much more skilled at creating leaders.
A leader is someone who steps back from the entire system and tries to build a more collaborative, more innovative system that will work over the long term.
Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.
Real management is developing people through work.
Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort.
Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall.
Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don't interfere as long as the policy you've decided upon is being carried out.
I like to do weird things in the shower, like drink my coffee, brush my teeth and drink a smoothie. It's good time management.
When we own portions of outstanding businesses with outstanding managements, our favorite holding period is forever.
Make your top managers rich and they will make you rich.
We don't have as many managers as we should, but we would rather have too few than too many.
You can't build a strong corporation with a lot of committees and a board that has to be consulted every turn. You have to be able to make decisions on your own.
Smart people instinctively understand the dangers of entrusting our future to self-serving leaders who use our institutions, whether in the corporate or social sectors, to advance their own interests.
And here's what management is: motivating people and putting them in places where they can succeed.
A manager is responsible for the application and performance of knowledge.
Reduce the layers of management. They put distance between the top of an organization and the customers.
Organization doesn't really accomplish anything. Plans don't accomplish anything, either. Theories of management don't much matter. Endeavors succeed or fail because of the people involved. Only by attracting the best people will you accomplish great deeds.
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