Idea Starters

“The quality of leadership, more than any other single factor, determines the success or failure of an organization.”

Fred Fiedler & Martin Chemers

It isn’t just the quality of leadership but it is also quality leadership that determines success. CSW

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“Don’t be afraid to take a big step when one is indicated. You can’t cross a chasm in two small steps.”

David Loyd George

Leaders learn from small steps how and when to take big steps. CSW

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“There is no contest between the company that buys the grudging compliance of its work force and the company that enjoys the enterprising participation of its employees.”

Ricardo Sempler

That difference is grudging compliance is birthed by bosses, enterprising participation is the result of leadership. CSW

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“Excellence is not an accomplishment. It is a spirit, a never-ending process.”

Lawrence M. Miller

Leadership is demonstrated in the process, it is never accomplished. CSW

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“The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you.”

Max DePree

A major characteristic of leadership is gratitude. Leadership must be always and genuinely appreciative of those who paved the way, those who are supporting, and those who will carry on. CSW

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“When what you are doing isn’t working, you tend to do more of the same and with greater intensity.”

Dr. Bill Maynard & Tom Champoux

If you are headed in the wrong direction, doing is harder with a better attitude; doing it faster with greater intensity; doing it with greater commitment – you’re still heading in the wrong direction. CSW

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