Leadership 101

simple insights for those in leadership

Quote of the Day | 03.30.15

Vision statements, strategies, and goals are very good tools, but they can’t compare in importance to the culture.

– Samuel R. Chand

March 30, 2015 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Quote of the Day | 03.27.15

In a creative, supportive environment, people are less threatened by their own mistakes and by others’ failures. Problems are viewed through a different lens: they become opportunities for growth, not causes for condemnation.

– Samuel R. Chand

March 27, 2015 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Quote of the Day | 03.25.15

A healthy culture inspires and stimulates all staff members—whether they’re in the boardroom or the mailroom—to give their best because they are convinced their ideas will be valued.

– Samuel R. Chand

March 25, 2015 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Quote of the Day | 03.23.15

The leader’s integrity, competence, and care for staff members create the environment where people excel . . . or not.

– Samuel R. Chand

March 23, 2015 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Quote of the Day | 03.20.15

The shape of an organization’s culture begins at the top level.

– Samuel R. Chand

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Quote of the Day | 03.18.15

Trust is the glue that holds the organization together and gives it the strength it needs to excel.

– Samuel R. Chand

March 18, 2015 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Quote of the Day | 03.16.15

A strong, vibrant culture stimulates people to be and do their very best and reach the highest goals.

– Samuel R. Chand

March 16, 2015 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Quote of the Day | 03.13.15

Vision and strategy usually focus on products, services, and outcomes, but culture is about the people—the most valuable asset in the organization.

– Samuel R. Chand

March 13, 2015 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Quote of the Day | 03.11.15

The fact is, culture eats strategy for lunch. You can have a good strategy in place, but if you don’t have the culture and the enabling systems, the [negative] culture of the organization will defeat the strategy.

– Samuel R. Chand

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Quote of the Day | 03.09.15

Culture—not vision or strategy—is the most powerful factor in any organization.

– Samuel R. Chand

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