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Great Quotes


On Authority and Responsibility | 2020 IT Leader

Authority without responsibility is illegitimate but so is responsibility without authority

On Reading | 2020 IT Leader

The person who doesn’t read is no better off than the person who can’t

On How Things Turn Out | 2020 IT Leader

Things turn out best for those who make the most of how things turn out

On Spectacular Achievement | 2020 IT Leader

Spectacular achievement is always preceded by spectacular preparation

On Extraordinary People | 2020 IT Leader

There are no extraordinary people, only ordinary people who do extraordinary things

On Boldness | 2020 IT Leader

Seize this very minute, what you can do, or dream you can, begin it; Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.

On Shovels | 2020 IT Leader

Think in shovels, not in teaspoons.

On Serving | 2020 IT Leader

You will never become a fine leader until you become a fine servant - Ellie Lofaro

On Closeness | 2020 IT Leader

Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them - John C. Maxwell

On Dreams | 2020 IT Leader

A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved. He inspires the power and energy to get it done - Ralph Nader

On Customer First | 2020 IT Leader

If you work just for money, you’ll never make it, but if you love what you’re doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours - Ray Kroc

On Touching hearts | 2020 IT Leader

A gifted leader is one who is capable of touching your heart - Jacob Samuel Potofsky

On Inspiring | 2020 IT Leader

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader - John Quincy Adams

On Teams | 2020 IT Leader

None of us is as smart as all of us

On Integrity | 2020 IT Leader

The supreme quality for a leader is unquestionably integrity

On Setting the example | 2020 IT Leader

Good leaders must become what they want their followers to become - Nido R. Qubein

On Synergy | 2020 IT Leader

Synergy — the bonus that is achieved when things work together harmoniously. - Mark Twain

On People | 2020 IT Leader

We do not love people so much for the good they have done for us, as for the good we do to them - Leo Tolstoy

On Pigs | 2020 IT Leader

When you get in the mud with a pig, you get dirty and the pig gets happy

On Meetings | 2020 IT Leader

Meetings are by definition a concession to deficient organisation. We either meet or work, we can't do both at the same time. - Peter Drucker

On Preparation | 2020 IT Leader

If I am to speak 10min, I need a week for preparation, if fiften minutes, 3 days, if half an hour, 2 days, if 1 hour, I'm ready now - Woodrow Wilson

On Mediocrity | 2020 IT Leader

Perpetuating mediocrity is an inherently depressing process and drains much more energy out of the pool than it puts back in. - Jim Collins

On Perfection | 2020 IT Leader

All my life as a musician I have striven for perfection. It has always eluded me. I surely had an obligation to make one more try - Verdi

Experience is usually a result of lack of wisdom | 2020 IT Leader

wisdom is the result of experience, experience is usually a result of lack of wisdom

Those who make the worst use of their times are the first to complain of its shortness | 2020 IT Leader

Those who make the worst use of their times are the first to complain of its shortness - Jean de la Bruysre