Idea Starters

“I used to think that running an organization was equivalent to conducting a symphony orchestra. But I don’t think that’s quite it; it’s more like jazz. There is more improvisation.”

Warren Bennis

Leadership can be defined as improvisation with character and cause. CSW

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“When the effective leader is finished with his work, the people say it happened naturally.”

Lao Tse

And the true leader is happy with that, the false leader is always looking for credit. CSW

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“Most of what we call management consists of making it difficult for people to get their jobs done.”

Peter Drucker

Leadership should lead the way, never stand in the way. CSW

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“I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.”

Ralph Nader

Leaders beget leaders, character produces character, integrity fosters integrity; Good brings out the best. CSW

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“Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.”

George Patton

Leadership helps people participate. It is relational, not directional. CSW

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