Leadership 101

simple insights for those in leadership

Quote of the Day | 10.02.19

The only way to avoid criticism and always be popular as a leader is to make no decisions, do nothing different, never challenge the status quo—in other words, do nothing.

  • Ron Edmondson

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Quote of the Day | 12.28.16

If you don’t question the status quo, you’ll be forced to change under pressure once it’s obvious that your structure is no longer working.
– Lee Cockerell

December 28, 2016 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Quote of the Day | 11.25.16

Ideas are the natural enemy of the way things are.

– GE commercial 

November 25, 2016 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Quote of the Day | 06.29.16

Dysfunctional boards often are dominated by fear. They find it safer to say no and to maintain the status quo.

  • Larry Osborne

June 29, 2016 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Quote of the Day | 12.16.15

The leader invites new thinking to challenge the status quo.

  • Samuel R. Chand

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

Quote of the Day | 01.29.14

Leaders rarely imagine spending their lives curating the status quo.

– Carey Nieuwhof

January 29, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Quote of the Day | 11.11.11

Understanding that your job is to make something happen changes what you do all day.

– Seth Godin

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

Quote of the Day | 11.09.11

Organizations obey Newton’s laws.  A team at rest tends to stay at rest.   Forward motion isn’t the default state of any group of people, particularly groups with lots of people.

– Seth Godin

November 9, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Quote of the Day | 10.07.11

Your art is the act of taking personal responsibility, challenging the status quo, and changing people.

– Seth Godin

October 7, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , | Leave a comment

Quote of the Day | 05.11.11

You either defend the status quo or invent the future.

– Seth Godin

May 11, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , | 2 Comments