Posts Categorized: Notes on Quotes

Idea Starters…

“You don’t lead by hitting people over the head – that’s assault, not leadership.”
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Powerful personalities, coercion and manipulation are often counterfeits of leadership. CSW

“Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.”
Peter Drucker

Although the right attributes can lead to better results. The wrong attributes can and will sabotage the results. CSW

“No institution can possibly survive if it needs geniuses or supermen to manage it. It must be organized in such a way as to be able to get along under a leadership composed of average human beings.”
Peter Drucker

Average human beings given the responsibility and authority to make decisions and are willing be held accountable. CSW

“I have a different vision of leadership. A leadership is someone who brings people together.”
George W. Bush

Leadership always builds, brings together;, never separates or destroys. CSW

“Leadership to me means duty, honor, country. It means character, and it means listening from time to time.”
George W. Bush

Leadership starts with character and integrity, and always, always is listening. CSW

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Idea Starters

“I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.”
Mohandas Gandhi

Leadership by force isn’t leadership- it is coercion and manipulation. CSW
“Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.”
John F. Kennedy

When a leader quits learning they forfeit their right to lead. CSW

“It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.”
Nelson Mandela

This attitude not only is appreciated, but respected and will guarantee continued leadership. CSW

“We can’t drive our SUVs and eat as much as we want and keep our homes on 72 degrees at all times… and then just expect that other countries are going to say OK. That’s not leadership. That’s not going to happen.”
Barack Obama

Leadership does not come with entitlement, in fact it is the exact opposite. CSW

“Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.”
Peter Drucker

The respected leader must be effective and efficient- doing the right things and doing the right things the right way. CSW

CSW

Idea Starters…

“I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.”
Mohandas Gandhi

Leadership by force isn’t leadership- it is coercion and manipulation. CSW
“Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.”
John F. Kennedy

When a leader quits learning they forfeit their right to lead. CSW

“It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.”
Nelson Mandela

This attitude not only is appreciated, but respected and will guarantee continued leadership. CSW

“We can’t drive our SUVs and eat as much as we want and keep our homes on 72 degrees at all times… and then just expect that other countries are going to say OK. That’s not leadership. That’s not going to happen.”
Barack Obama

Leadership does not come with entitlement, in fact it is the exact opposite. CSW

“Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.”
Peter Drucker

The respected leader must be effective and efficient- doing the right things and doing the right things the right way. CSW

CSW