Leadership 101

simple insights for those in leadership

Quote of the Day :: 11.29.10

The real power of a vision is unleashed only when most of those involved in an enterprise or activity have a common understanding of its goals and direction.

– John P. Kotter

November 29, 2010 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , | Leave a comment

Quote of the Day :: 11.26.10

When the urgency rate isn’t high enough, people don’t listen carefully to information about a new vision.

– John P. Kotter

November 26, 2010 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Quote of the Day :: 11.24.10

Without a good vision, a clever strategy or a logical plan can rarely inspire the kind of action needed to produce major change.

– John P. Kotter

November 24, 2010 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Quote of the Day :: 11.22.10

Establishing a sense of urgency is crucial to gaining needed cooperation.

– John P. Kotter

November 22, 2010 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Quote of the Day :: 11.19.10

A good rule of thumb in a major change effort is: Never underestimate the magnitude of the forces that reinforce complacency and that help maintain the status quo.

– John P. Kotter

November 19, 2010 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Quote of the Day :: 11.17.10

Successful transformation is 70 to 90 percent leadership and only 10 to 30 percent management.

– John P. Kotter

November 17, 2010 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , | Leave a comment

Quote of the Day :: 11.15.10

Direction – not intention – determines our destination.

– Andy Stanley

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Quote of the Day :: 11.12.10

When there is no intentinality to keep everyone going in the same direction, individuals tend to drift down lonely tributaries that fork off the main river.

– Reggie Joiner

November 12, 2010 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Quote of the Day :: 11.10.10

It’s the effectiveness of your strategy, not the scope of your mission, that ultimately determines your success.

– Reggie Joiner

November 10, 2010 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Quote of the Day :: 11.08.10

Nothing can cause havoc like multiple parking cones scattered across pavement by independent leaders pointing people in different directions.

– Reggie Joiner

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