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A selection of quotes we've collected while browsing some of the best books on management, leadership and strategy which have inspired us. :
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
John F. Kennedy
However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.
We must take change by the hand or rest assuredly, change will take us by the throat.
If we did the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
The best executive is one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants them to do, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
The purpose of a business is to create and keep a customer
It's what I do that teaches me what I'm looking for.
There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.
The real act of discovery consists not in finding new lands but in seeing with new eyes. The only adventure that is doomed from the start is the one we do not attempt.
The real act of discovery consists not in finding new lands but in seeing with new eyes.
Management, it is not an art, it is a discipline.
A leader is a dealer in hope.
The speed of the boss is the speed of the team.
Management is nothing more than motivating other people.
Nothing is so contagious as example.
One must listen if one wishes to be listened to.
The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.
Those who say it can't be done are usually interrupted by others doing it.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges
When two forces unite, their efficiency double.
There is nothing permanent except change.
The two most important things in any company do not appear in its balance sheet: its reputation and its people.
Don't find fault, find a remedy.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will stay as he is; but if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be.
Masterpieces are only lucky attempts.
Become who you are. Make what only you can make.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Progress comes from the intelligent use of experience.
If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.
The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
The leaders should all relate to this principle: the governed must be as happy as possible.
All that we are is the result of what we have thought.
I have made this letter longer than usual, only because I have not had the time to make it shorter.
The best advertising ever is a satisfied customer.
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it.