The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader: Becoming the Person Others Will Want to Follow
60 percent of all management problems are the result of faulty communications.
A good leader encourages followers to tell him what he needs to know, not what he wants to hear
A good leader encourages followers to tell him what he needs to know, not what he wants to hear.
A leader with great passion and few skills always outperforms a leader with great skills and no passion.
But the Law of Magnetism really is true: who you are is who you attract.
Crisis doesnt necessarily make character, but it certainly does reveal it.
Crisis doesnt necessarily make character, but it certainly does reveal it. Adversity
Crisis doesnt necessarily make character, but it certainly does reveal it. Adversity is a crossroads that makes a person choose one of two paths: character or compromise. Every time he chooses character, he becomes stronger, even if that choice brings negative consequences.
English heart surgeon Martyn Lloyd-Jones asserted, Most unhappiness in life is due to the fact that you are listening to yourself rather than talking to yourself.
Every time you speak to people, give them something to feel, something to remember, and something to do.
Find someone to mentor. Once you reach a certain level in your leadership, the most valuable thing you have to give is yourself. Find someone to pour your life into. Then give him time and resources to become a better leader.
I dont know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know: The ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve. If you want to lead on the highest level, be willing to serve on the lowest.
If we did all the things we were capable of doing, he once said, we would literally astound ourselves.
If you dont like the crop you are reaping, check the seed you are sowing.
Just remember that if youre not working at your game to the utmost of your ability, there will be someone out there somewhere with equal ability. And one day youll play each other, and hell have the advantage.
la persona que sabe cómo, siempre tendrá un trabajo, pero la persona que sabe por qué siempre será el jefe.
leaders touch a heart before they ask for a hand.
Los educadores toman algo simple y lo vuelven complicado. Los comunicadores toman algo complicado y lo hacen simple. John C. Maxwell
Many of lifes failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
My friend Nancy Dornan says, The longest distance between two points is a shortcut. Thats really true. For everything of value in life, you pay a price. As you desire to grow in a particular area, figure out what it will really take, including the price, and then determine to pay it.
Never for the sake of peace and quiet deny your own experience or convictions. Dag Statesman and Nobel Peace Prize Winner
Nothing is easier than saying words. Nothing is harder than living them day after day.
Nunca niegues tu propia experiencia y convicciones por mantener la paz y la calma. Dag Hammarskjold,
Of all the things a leader should fear, complacency should head the list. John C. Maxwell
The future belongs to those who see possibilities before they become obvious. John Sculley Former CEO of Pepsi and Apple Computer
The longest distance between two points is a shortcut. Thats really true. For everything of value in life, you pay a price.
The measure of a leader is not the number of people who serve him, but the number of people he serves.
We dont get to pick our talents or IQ. But we do choose our character. In fact, we create it every time we make choicesto cop out or dig out of a hard situation, to bend the truth or stand under the weight of it, to take the easy money or pay the price.
When an archer misses the mark he turns and looks for the fault within himself. Failure to hit the bulls-eye is never the fault of the target. To improve your aim, improve yourself.
You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.