Thoughts for Daily Living
This is a list of little thoughts by some famous
people. Each could be just a little tid bit that can help you become a
better leader and person.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
Leadership has a harder job to do than just choosing sides. It must bring sides together.
It's not whether you get knocked down. It's whether you get up again.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Difficult things take a long time. The impossible takes a little longer.
You've got to give loyalty down if you want loyalty up.
Donald T. Regan
People who fight fire with fire usually end up with ashes.
Abigale Van Buren
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
Please, God, help me do my best, help me be myself, and help me lead with
Mike Krzyzewski - Head Basketball Coach, Duke University
If you take care of the employees, they will take care
of you and your customer.
Kids are only limited by OUR imagination.
Girl Scout Leader and good friend Velma Vaughn
From the Alchemy of Leadership
James Huling - CEO Matrix Resources
The circumstances of leadership are often difficult. At times we feel alone, even foolish in pursuing our vision, especially when so few around us do the same. Why is it that leaders continue through these times when it would be easy to simply give up? It is because they know and remember these three keys:
Leadership is always a choice
Leaders hold their vision
We are all born to lead
See James Huling's essay on leadership for more.
From Think Naked
Marco Marsan - Founder of Marco Polo Explorers
Children are relentlessly curious, eager to explore, and less concerned with
limitations than possibilities. Like adult creative giants, children
possess and instinct for creative thinking, for seeing the world in a way that
too many of us have completely forgotten. .... We all have the spirit of
our childhood buried deep within and we simply need to release it.