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  1. 1. Management thoughts The wind direction does not have importance if first of all you do not know where you are going. (Sénèque)
  2. 2. Important words <ul><li>VALUES VISION </li></ul><ul><li>FUN & PASSION </li></ul><ul><li>GUT YES/NO – Do not say YES if you think NO </li></ul><ul><li>TEAM </li></ul><ul><li>RESPECT </li></ul><ul><li>ACTION </li></ul><ul><li>COURAGE </li></ul><ul><li>HONESTY TRUTH </li></ul><ul><li>NO BULLSHIT </li></ul><ul><li>FOCUS </li></ul><ul><li>DELIVER </li></ul><ul><li>ACTION vs WORDS </li></ul><ul><li>STRAIGHT TO THE POINT </li></ul><ul><li>KISS (Keep It Simple & Short) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Vision <ul><li>Vision without action is a daydream. </li></ul><ul><li>Action without vision is a nightmare. </li></ul><ul><li>(Japanese proverb) </li></ul><ul><li>The wind direction does not have importance </li></ul><ul><li>if first of all you do not know where you are going. </li></ul><ul><li>(Sénèque) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Do it ! <ul><li>THINK ! THINK DIFFERENT (Apple) THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX </li></ul><ul><li>But do not only think </li></ul><ul><li>DO IT ! </li></ul><ul><li>JUST DO IT (Nike) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Do it ! <ul><li>( even if you) Feel the fear and do it anyway. </li></ul><ul><li>(Susan Jeffers) </li></ul><ul><li>Do one thing every day that scares you. </li></ul><ul><li>(Eleanor Roosevelt) </li></ul><ul><li>Take the first step in faith. You dot not have to see the whole staircase. Just take the first step. </li></ul><ul><li>(Martin Luther King) </li></ul><ul><li>I will act as if what I do makes a difference. </li></ul><ul><li>(William Jame) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Get things done <ul><li>Management is doing things right </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership is doing the right things </li></ul><ul><li>(Peter F.Drucker) And we need both ! </li></ul><ul><li>Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, </li></ul><ul><li>who can cut through argument, debate and doubt, </li></ul><ul><li>to offer a solution everybody can understand. </li></ul><ul><li>(General Colin Powell) </li></ul><ul><li>We have a 'strategic' plan. It's called doing things. </li></ul><ul><li>(Herb Kelleher) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Risk and opportunity <ul><li>Part I: &quot;Use the formula P=40 to 70, in which P stands </li></ul><ul><li>for the probability of success and the numbers indicate </li></ul><ul><li>the percentage of information acquired.” </li></ul><ul><li>Part II: &quot;Once the information is in the 40 to 70 range, </li></ul><ul><li>go with your gut.“ (General Colin Powell) </li></ul><ul><li>Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash. (General George S. Patton, Jr.) </li></ul><ul><li>If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door. (Milton Berle) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Team <ul><li>There are four types of people in the world: </li></ul><ul><li>Those who make things happen </li></ul><ul><li>Those to whom things happen </li></ul><ul><li>Those who watch things happen </li></ul><ul><li>Those who don’t even know things are happening </li></ul><ul><li>(Lou Gerstner, CEO, IBM ) </li></ul><ul><li>Never tell people how to do things. </li></ul><ul><li>Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity. </li></ul><ul><li>(General George S. Patton, Jr.) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Team <ul><li>Slogans could be applied to team management </li></ul><ul><li>Connecting people (Nokia) </li></ul><ul><li>Everything is possible (Bang & Olufsen) </li></ul><ul><li>You can (Canon) </li></ul><ul><li>The power of dreams (Honda) </li></ul><ul><li>Born to perform (Jaguar) </li></ul><ul><li>If you want to go quickly, go alone. </li></ul><ul><li>If you want to go far, go together. </li></ul><ul><li>(Old African proverb) </li></ul>
  10. 10. Courage & Honesty <ul><li>The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands </li></ul><ul><li>in moments of comfort and convenience, </li></ul><ul><li>but where he stands </li></ul><ul><li>  at times of challenge and controversy. </li></ul><ul><li>(Martin Luther King, Jr.) </li></ul><ul><li>Think P.I.G. - that’s my motto.    P stands for Persistence,    I stands for Integrity, and    G stands for Guts. </li></ul><ul><li>These are the ingredients for a successful business and a successful life. </li></ul><ul><li>(Linda Chandler) </li></ul>
  11. 11. Courage & Honesty <ul><li>Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. </li></ul><ul><li>Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. </li></ul><ul><li>(Winston Churchill) </li></ul><ul><li>Never let your ego get so close to your position that </li></ul><ul><li>when your position goes, your ego goes with it. </li></ul><ul><li>(General Colin Powell) </li></ul><ul><li>DWYSYWD &quot;Do What You Say You Will Do&quot; </li></ul>
  12. 12. It’s easy – some advices <ul><li>Question Your Assumptions : </li></ul><ul><li>Why do you believe what you believe  ? </li></ul><ul><li>Use your initiative and your brain to solve problems </li></ul><ul><li>as you see them </li></ul><ul><li>Take responsibility for your work: make things happen </li></ul><ul><li>If you don’t understand something then ask </li></ul><ul><li>Challenge decisions when you think they can be improved. </li></ul><ul><li>•   Do best usage of time > Think results ! </li></ul><ul><li>•   Be aware of difference between Assumptions and Facts </li></ul><ul><li>•  Be precise & clear of what you want </li></ul><ul><li>Stop mourning, get things done </li></ul><ul><li>Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish. (Steve Jobs) </li></ul>
  13. 13. Sir Richard's Rules <ul><li>1- Follow your passions </li></ul><ul><li>2- Keep it simple </li></ul><ul><li>3- Get the best people to help you </li></ul><ul><li>4- Re-create yourself </li></ul><ul><li>5- Play </li></ul>
  14. 14. And do not forget <ul><li>Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the fastest lion or it will be killed   Every morning in Africa, a lion wakes up. It knows it must outrun the slowest gazelle or it will starve to death.   It doesn’t matter whether you are a lion or a gazelle. When the sun comes up, you better start running ! </li></ul>