Leadership 101

simple insights for those in leadership

Quote of the Day | 07.29.11

A leader’s role is to raise people’s aspirations for what they can become and to release their energies so they will try to get there.

– David R. Gergen

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July 29, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , | 1 Comment

Quote of the Day | 07.27.11

The real leader has no need to lead – he is content to point the way.

– Henry Miller

July 27, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , | Leave a comment

Quote of the Day | 07.25.11

A new leader has to be able to change an organization that is dreamless, soulless and visionless … someone’s got to make a wake up call.

– Warren Bennis

July 25, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , | Leave a comment

Quote of the Day | 07.22.11

I used to think that running an organization was equivalent to conducting a symphony orchestra. But I don’t think that’s quite it; it’s more like jazz. There is more improvisation.

– Warren Bennis

July 22, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , | Leave a comment

Quote of the Day | 07.20.11

Lead and inspire people. Don’t try to manage and manipulate people. Inventories can be managed but people must be lead.

– Ross Perot

July 20, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , | Leave a comment

Quote of the Day | 07.18.11

Leadership should be born out of the understanding of the needs of those who would be affected by it.

– Marian Anderson

July 18, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , | Leave a comment

Quote of the Day | 07.15.11

In matters of style, swim with the current; In matters of principle, stand like a rock.

– Thomas Jefferson

July 15, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , | Leave a comment

Quote of the Day | 07.13.11

Many leaders make the mistake of beginning with the “what” rather than the “why,” so the “what” is quickly rejected.

– Erwin McManus

July 13, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , | Leave a comment

Quote of the Day | 07.11.11

I guarantee that the only problems you will solve are the ones that you engage, and the only problems that you engage are ones that you perceive.

– Erwin McManus

July 11, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , | Leave a comment

Quote of the Day | 07.08.11

If you’re not willing to create problems, you’re not willing to lead. Leaders create problems by changing expectations.

– Erwin McManus

July 8, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , | Leave a comment