Leadership 101

simple insights for those in leadership

Quote of the Day :: 08.29.08

We cannot do anything great until we know what we cannot do.

August 29, 2008 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , | Leave a comment

Quote of the Day :: 08.27.08

Alignment on its own is not sufficient because it is a managerial artifact.  While some people may change some behaviors by management fiat, change won’t last unless they are emotionally integrated with the new direction.

– Mark Lipton

August 27, 2008 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , | Leave a comment

Quote of the Day :: 08.25.08

Change invokes simultaneous personal feelings of fear and hope, anxiety and relief, pressure and stimulation, threats to self-esteem, and challenges to master new situations.  The task of transformational leaders is to recognize these mixed feelings, act to help people move from negative to positive emotions, and mobilize the energy needed for individual renewal.

– Noel Tichy & Mary Anne Devanna

August 25, 2008 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , | Leave a comment

Quote of the Day :: 08.22.08

Leaders touch a heart before they ask for a hand.

– John Maxwell

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Quote of the Day :: 08.20.08

If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up men to gather wood, divide the word, and give orders.  Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.

– Antoine de Saint Exupèry

August 20, 2008 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Quote of the Day :: 08.18.08

Vision that does not engage the heart and touch the emotions is nothing more than flowery words on paper.

– Will Mancini

August 18, 2008 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , | Leave a comment

Quote of the Day :: 08.15.08

Only play what your hear.  If you don’t hear anything, don’t play anything.

– Chick Corea

August 15, 2008 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , | Leave a comment

Quote of the Day :: 08.13.08

Music is your own experience, your thoughts, your wisdom. If you don’t live it, it won’t come out of your horn.

– Charlie Parker

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Quote of the Day :: 08.11.08

Leaders must encourage their organizations to dance to forms of music yet to be heard.

– Warren Bennis

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Quote of the Day :: 08.08.08

To do the most good requires saying “no” to the pressures to stray and the discipline to stop doing what does not fit.

– Jim Collins

August 8, 2008 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , | Leave a comment