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Leadership Quotes Eng

  1. 1. The Newest on Leadership Summarized by Peter Goryalov Executive NLP coach for Leadership For contacts : E-mail : [email_address]
  2. 2. I believe that every person can strive for leadership and be a leader. That is a matter of personal choice. Inspired by this idea I have collected the quotes presented to you herein. - Peter Goryalov
  3. 3. “ While 80s were the years of quality, 90s – of the engineering, the accent in 21 century will be on speed. ” - Bill Gates
  4. 4. “ Focusing solely on what you can potentially do better than any other organization is the only path to greatness. ” - Jim Collins
  5. 5. “ Good is the enemy of great ... ” “The vast majority of companies never become great, precisely because the vast majority become quite good – and that is the main problem. ” - Jim Collins
  6. 6. “ All the good-to-great companies had Level 5 leadership at the time of transition. ” - Jim Collins
  7. 7. “ Level 5 leaders are a study in duality: modest and willful, humble and fearless. ” - Jim Collins
  8. 8. “ Humility is about ‘I can’t do it alone. I need help’ , humility is about ‘ we always have things we need to get better at and improve ’ , humility is about learning from everyone and everything. ” - Carly Fiorina
  9. 9. “ ... How can I tell whether the person in front of me is a manager or a leader? - A very good question. If I were you, I would listen very carefully what the person would like to talk about. I would ask very general questions. Assess whether he or she is predominantly talking about profit growth, process optimization, business plans, solving operational problems. Or he or she talks about his/her vision for developing the company, about discussing the strategy with the rest of the team, for distribution of responsibilities, for motivation and inspiration. Whether he or she talks about big change or just about small changes is the key. ” - John Kotter, Manager magazine, June 2007
  10. 10. “ There is nothing so powerful as an idea whose time has come. ” - Victor Hugo
  11. 11. “ The elements which make up a typical leadership situation involve (a) a leader leading (b) others toward (c) a goal within (d) a system. ” - Robert Dilts
  12. 12. “ The general idea is that “vision without action is just a dream; and action without vision is meaningless and boring.” - Robert Dilts
  13. 13. “ Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.” - Warren Bennis
  14. 14. “ A mission statement doesn’t have to be some big, formal document. It can even be a word or a phrase, or something creative and entirely different such as an image or a symbol.” - Stephen Covey
  15. 15. “ In many ways the most fundamental instrument of leadership is your own body and nervous system. ” - Robert Dilts
  16. 16. “ Leadership is communicating to people their worth and potential so clearly that they come to see it in themselves ” - Stephen Covey
  17. 17. “ Leadership is more a state than an activity. ” - Gilles Pajou
  18. 18. “ Few of us can do great things, but all of us can do small things with great love. ” - Mother Teresa
  19. 19. “ For the most part, families don’t have the kind of mission statement so critical to organizational success. Yet family is the most important, fundamental organization in the world. ” - Stephen Covey
  20. 20. “ Leaders aren’t made or born, they are self-made – leadership is function of choices. ” - Stephen Covey
  21. 21. “ The fundamental reality is, human beings are not things needing to be motivated and controlled; they are four dimensional – body, mind, heart and spirit. … the four basic needs and motivations of all people are: to live (survival), to love (relationship), to learn (growth and development) and to leave a legacy (meaning and contribution). ” - Stephen Covey
  22. 22. “ He that would govern others first should be master of himself” - Philip Massinger
  23. 23. “ To know and not to do, is really not to know. ” - Stephen Covey
  24. 24. “ As a leader, never assume that success means you can stop growing and developing .” - David Baum
  25. 25. “ If I win, I win for the whole people. If I lose, I lose only for myself. ” - Vassil Levski
  26. 26. “ Imagination is more important than knowledge.” - Einstein
  27. 27. “ You’re going to be “off track” 90 percent of the time. So what? ” - Stephen Covey
  28. 28. “ To practice a discipline is to be a lifelong learner. You never arrive; you spend your life mastering disciplines.” - Peter Senge
  29. 29. “ If there is one thing that excellence in sports and excellence in work have in common, it can be summed up in a single phrase: focus of attention .” - Timothy Gallwey
  30. 30. “ You have to practice longer things that you can’t play.” - Wynton Marsalis
  31. 31. “ What a delight this is I cannot tell! All this inventing, this producing, takes place in a pleasing lively dream. ” - Mozart
  32. 32. “ We must be the change we seek in the world .” - Gandhi
  33. 33. Reference Material Good to Great, Jim Collins; HarperCollins Publishers, Inc., New York, 2001 Business @ the Speed of Thought: Succeeding in the Digital Economy, Digital Nervous Systems, Bill Gates; Warner Books, Inc., New York, 1999 Speech of Carly Fiorina, HP CEO (1999 – 2005), at HP Winners Summit 2004 , Mexico Visionary Leadership Skills, Robert Dilts; Meta Publications, Inc., Capitola, California, 1996 The 8th Habit , From Effectiveness to Greatness , Stephen Covey; Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York, 2004 The Fifth Discipline, The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization , Peter Senge; Random House, Inc., USA 1990, 2006 The Inner Game of Work , W. Timothy Gallwey; Random House, Inc., New York, 2000 The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Families, Stephen Covey; Golden Books Publishing Co., Inc., 1997 Strategies of Genius Volume I , Robert Dilts; Meta Publications, Inc., Capitola, California, 1994 Tools for Dreamers, Strategies for Creativity and the Structure of Innovation, Robert B. Dilts, Todd Epstein, Robert W. Dilts; Meta Publications, Inc. Capitola, California, 1991 Leading with NLP , Joseph O’Connor; HarperCollins Publishers, London, 1998 The Randori Principles, The Path of Effortless Leadership , David Baum, Ph. D., Jim Hessinger; Dearborn Trade Publishing, Chicago, 2002 Tackling the Monster, Marsalis on Practice at Tanglewood Music Center, presented from Muzzik TV channel in 1994 , Wynton Marsalis (“exploring ways how different types of music relate to each other and how training in music can help you with any type of training”); A Sony Classical Film & Video Production in Association with BBC, CST, NHK, NOS, PBS, AND Thirteen /WNET Search For the Leader! , John Kotter interview, Manager magazine, p. 46-48, issue 6, June 2007, Bulgaria Source of pictures: www.google.com

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