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If attempting to make the world a civilized one, makes you a bad woman in the eyes of the dumb patriarchal society, then, by all means, be it.
The best of all leaders is the one who helps people so that eventually they don’t need him.
Robert M. Gates
Dwight D. Eisenhower wrote to his son in 1943, "The one quality that can be developed by studious reflection and practice is the leadership of men .... The idea is to get people working together... because they instinctively want to do it for you.... Essentially, you must be devoted to duty, sincere, fair and cheerful." Devotion to duty. Sincerity. Fairness. Good cheer. These are not qualities taught in school. Formal education can make someone a good manager, but it cannot make a leader, because leadership is more about the heart than the head. How does any organization teach courage, integrity, a love of people, a sense of humor, the ability to dream of a better future? How can any training program inculcate personal character and honor? Core to leadership is the ability to relate to people -- to empathize, understand, inspire and motivate.
When we aren't curious in conversations we judge, tell, blame and even shame, often without even knowing it, which leads to conflict." -The Power Of Curiosity: How To Have Real Conversations That Create Collaboration, Innovation and Understanding
What companies want most from their managers is what they most stop their managers from giving. What managers want most from their jobs is what they most stop themselves from getting.
Given the same honor and dignity as men, women can build a much better and more harmonious world.
A leaders gentle reaction and sound instruction are their greatest weapons.
The female brain itself is a highly intuitive emotion-processing machine, which when put to practice in the progress of the society, would do much more than any man can with all his analytical perspectives.
What you realize is that everyone has her own priorities—her own constituency. Often, being a leader is not about making grand proclamations or telling people what to do; it’s about balancing all these priorities and constituencies.
In order to get where you want to go in life, you have to Geeet!
Authenticity requires us to slow down. Fast times require us to slow down. To be effective, we need to slow down our pace of thought and action and focus on managing our attention. To be authentic leaders we need to act from intention and choice rather than from habit and impulse.
Trust and believe in the vision of your mind that others cannot yet see. While others abide by the creed that seeing is believing, you must know that believing is seeing.
John C Maxwell
As you start your day, are you wondering what you will reap, or are you wondering what you will sow?
Entrepreneur, design thinking is the ability to create, portray and deliver tomorrow's distinction, today. ~
Gift Gugu Mona
When leaders do nothing about something relevant to their their role, they become irrelevant.
Mark you, no Krishna can clear your eyes and make you look with a broader vision upon life in your march upward and onward, until the Self within you morphs into Krishna – until the Self morphs into Buddha – until the Self turns into Christ.
The Human Self is the only friend and savior to all humanity.
Kent Alan Robinson
The written word imparts a gravitas the spoken word lacks. The underlying assumption is that time and thought has been expended on what was written, even if that is not the case.
Success for Managers means: I want to be in healthy relationships. I want a real connection with people I spend so much time with.
Most managers have plenty of emotional commitment to give to their jobs. If they can be convinced it’s safe and sensible to give it.
Jonathan Anthony Burkett
I've lived my life fighting to overcome but still yet the troubles I face, may never end in this endless race.
Donavan Nelson Butler
Your future is not fixed; it's fluid in motion. Your world is very malleable like clay desiring to be something useful. Go ahead feel free to hammer your life into shape like a skilled Blacksmith.
A team that is built on tenacity is always bound to achieve the best.
We never have as great an opportunity to show self-comfort as when others around us aren’t. Hint: Don’t be a jerk because someone else is. Praise the behaviors in others that you most want to flourish.
The heart of a company’s performance is hardwired to the hearts of its managers.
There are few second chances when it comes to establishing your leadership legacy.
Authenticity is not possible without embracing the “and” within us. Our minds like to categorize things into neatly labeled boxes. Am I right, or is she right? Let’s stretch our minds to I can be right and so can she. Embracing the “and” is like yoga for the brain. When we train ourselves to hold paradoxes by stretching ourselves out of the boxes our minds create, we stretch into new possibilities and adapt more quickly in a fast-changing world.
Values are deeply held personal beliefs that form your own priority code for living.
You can’t sell it outside if you can’t sell it inside.
Kent Alan Robinson
Once a message has been sent electronically, the writer has ceded power not just to the recipient, but to whomever the recipient chooses to forward the information. To access electronic communication is to control it. The recipient, not the writer, has power over future dissemination of the writer’s words.
Every leader will hit a series of plateaus in their lives. The key is not to say there, because settling on a plateau can easily lead to an elongated season of comfort. Being comfortable is one of the leader's worst enemies
True leadership is not defined by notoriety, power, prestige, status, or job title...
Success means: I want to know the work I do means something to somebody and helps make the world, if not a Better place, not a worse one.
The Bible is the greatest book ever written. It is absolutely amazing the tremendous amount of joy, peace, and success one will experience simply by applying its admonition. If you truly want the “Good Life” follow the Good Book.
Changes are like clouds on the sky- come and go. Leadership is like riding on a plane to enjoy the clouds.
Outstanding success in life, leadership, business, marriage and ministry always come down to a test of whether or not you will make a sacrifice when no one else is watching. The key to our success is what we will do when no one will applaud us or even notice us.
Not everyone is born a great leader, but anyone can foster core leadership competencies for themselves and become actionable, effective leaders.
The Shoes Should fit! you can't build a business that is not yours.
When you see an obstacle approaching, grab your courage and speed up.
Disruptive innovation is entrepreneurs changing their industry with unique creativity.
Kent Alan Robinson
Neither inherently good nor evil, electronic communication platforms are 100 percent dependent on user input.
If you don’t think talk is cheap, we need to have a heart-to-heart conversation.
Companies should be the best possible place to practice fulfillment, to live out values and to realize deep connectivity and purpose.
Beware of simple solutions, they often lead to complex problems.
All progress begins with a decision. Effective leadership requires decisive action. Embrace the process of deciding, yet recognize when you have reached a choice point.
A team member is first a person, secondly an employee. Treat them as a valued person and they'll value their employers.
Serving my generation with excellence will mean my generation can in turn lead with excellence.
I don't ever recall any ears going deaf from too much communication, but I've witnessed many mouths fall silent due to a lack of communication.
In essence, leadership is the sense of calling to a higher purpose.
Do you think your people struggle with being true to themselves? Do their values match up with their work?