Making the development of people an equal partner with performance is a decision you make.
When people don't know what's going on, it's human nature for them to imagine a version that's ten times worse than the truth!
A clear purpose will unite you as you move forward, values will guide your behavior, and goals will focus your energy.
People should learn Less More and not More Less
Empowerment requires a major shift in attitude. The most crucial place that this shift must occur is in the heart of every leader.
Unexpressed thoughts don't mean squat!
People who feel good about themselves, produce good results.
The best minute I spend is the one I invest in people.
Knowing where you're going is the first step to get there.
The people who work with you as their manager will look to you as one of their sources of wisdom
Goals begin behaviors, consequences maintain them.
The best way to teach people is by telling a story
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We can't always control what happens in our lives- things will go well, things will go poorly-but what we can control is our response to those events.
If you don't blow your own horn, someone else will use it as a spittoon.
There is a difference between interest and commitment. When you're interested in something, you do it only when it's convenient. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results.
The key to successful leadership is influence, not authority.
People who produce good results feel good about themselves.
Vision comes alive when everyone sees where his or her contribution makes a difference.
People who feel good about themselves produce good results.
If you want to know why your people are not performing well, step up to the mirror and take a peek.
Honesty is telling the truth to ourselves and others. Integrity is living that truth.
Don't quack like a duck, soar like an eagle.
Effective team leaders adjust their style to provide what the group can't provide for itself.
One of the deepest principles of life and leadership: it's not about you.
The greatest leaders mobilize others by coalescing people around a shared vision.
The best minute you spend is the one you invest in people
Many people measure their success by wealth, recognition, power and status. There's nothing wrong with those, but if that's all you're focused on, you're missing the boat...if you focus on significance -using your time and talent to serve others -that's when truly meaningful success can come your way.
Feedback is the breakfast of champions.
As a manager the important thing is not what happens when you are there, but what happens when you are not there
If you want your people to be responsible, be responsive to their needs.
Empowerment is all about letting go so that others can get going.
Empowering means helping teams develop their skills and knowledge and supporting them to use their talents.
Servant-leader ship is all about making the goals clear and then rolling your sleeves up and doing whatever it takes to help people win. In that situation, they don't work for you, you work for them.
If God had wanted us to talk more than listen, he would have given us two mouths rather than two ears.
Vision is knowing who you are, where you're going, and what will guide your journey.
If becoming a high performing organization is the destination, leadership is the engine.
Learning is defined as a change in behavior. You haven't learned a thing until you take action and use it.
The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.
Start your day with good intentions and set yourself up for a good attitude. It's not what happens to you that matters but how you respond.