Leadership 101

simple insights for those in leadership

Quote of the Day | 08.30.19

Afraid of potential conflict or unpopularity, weak leaders make you believe there is a chance for your idea when they have already decided there is no chance.  Strong leaders, even though they know no is not what people want to hear, tell the truth up front.

  • Ron Edmondson
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Quote of the Day | 08.28.19

You formalize the things you want to continue to do well.

  • Ron Edmondson

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Quote of the Day | 08.26.19

The more an organization grows, the more it needs a structure in place to manage the growth.

  • Ron Edmondson

August 26, 2019 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Quote of the Day | 08.23.19

The purpose of management is to provide order and consistency to organizations, while the primary function of leadership is to produce change and movement.

  • Ron Edmondson

August 23, 2019 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Quote of the Day | 08.21.19

Management is about coping with complexity—it is responsive. Leadership is about coping with change—it too is responsive, but mostly it is proactive.

  • Ron Edmondson

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Quote of the Day | 08.19.19

Management is more about maintaining efficiency toward a predetermined destination.

  • Ron Edmondson

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Quote of the Day | 08.16.19

Leadership is more about empowerment and guiding people to a common vision, often into the unknown.

  • Ron Edmondson

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Quote of the Day | 08.14.19

All people have injuries. They have stories. Their actions are often indicative of their stories. Knowing the story behind their actions will often alter your response to their actions.

  • Ron Edmondson

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Quote of the Day | 08.12.19

Consider a person’s heart before considering their actions.  Understanding a person’s heart helps you to address the real issue rather than simply address the symptoms.

  • Ron Edmondson

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Quote of the Day | 08.09.19

If a team is not learning and improving, it will soon struggle to attain any level of success.

  • Ron Edmondson

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