is the capacity to translate vision into reality."
"Management is doing things right.
Leadership is doing the right things."
"One of the true tests of leadership is the
ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency."
"Not everything that is faced can be
changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced."
"If you want to know why your people are
not performing well, step up to the mirror and take a peek."
"The first responsibility of a leader is to
define reality, the last is to say "Thank you." In between the two, the leaders
must become a servant."
"They don't care how much you know until
they know how much you care."
"The greatest management principle in the
world is: the things that get rewarded and appreciated get done."
"Excellence is...caring more than others
think is wise;
Risking more than others think is safe;
Dreaming more than others think is
Expecting more than others think is
"You get the best efforts from others not
by lighting a fire beneath them, but by building a fire within."
"Quality is never an accident: It is always
the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction and skillful
execution. It represents the wise choice of many alternatives."
"Values are critical guides for making
decisions. When in doubt, they cut through the fog like a beacon in the night."
"A leader's job is to look into the future
and see the organization not as it is, but as it should be."
"Giving people a little more than they
expect is a good way to get back a lot more than you'd expect."
"The most important persuasion tool you
have in your entire arsenal is integrity."
"To lead the people, walk behind them."
person who never made a mistake never tried anything new."
- Albert Einstein
"Life is 10 percent what you make it and 90
percent how you take it."
- Irving Berlin
"You have to expect things of yourself
before you can do them."
- Michael Jordan
"The road to success has no speed limit."
- L. Nicole Green
"You'll see it when you believe it."
- Wayne Dyer
"Don't be afraid to take a big step if one
is indicated. You can't cross a chasm in
two small jumps."
- David Lloyd George
"Desire is the starting point of all
achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which
- Napoleon Hill
"Set your course by the stars, not by the
lights of every passing ship."
- General Omar N. Bradley
"The bad news is time flies. The good news
is you're the pilot."
- Michael Altshuler
"Even if you're on the right track, you'll
get run over if you just sit there."
- Will Rogers