A very important distinction. If the one constant is change, then we need to know how to lead in that environment. Think about the implications of John Kotter’s statement: "Management is about coping with complexity… Leadership is about coping with
Rajesh Setty has an interesting series of posts going on thoughtprovoking questions. Here’s one that caught my eye from Susan Scott, author of Fierce Conversations: Achieving Sucess at Work and in Life One Conversation at a Time: "Given that, while
"The early bird may get the worm but the second mouse gets the cheese."
"You cannot substitute agility for strategy. If you don’t develop a strategy of your own, you become part of someone else’s strategy…The absence of strategy is fine, if you don’t care where you’re going." Alvin Toffler
"The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them." Albert Einstein
I’m loving the new collecton, The Leader of the Future 2: Visions, Strategies, and Practices for the New Era. Some really great ideas already. Check out this quote on Executive Leadership. "Leadership involves the lifting of a person’s vision to
Some leaders have the gift of communicating the dream in a way that captures the real spirit of what they’re dreaming. How’s this great Jack Welch quote? "We want GE to become a company where people come to work every
Another really great one from Hard Facts, Dangerous Half-Truths And Total Nonsense: "Instead of searching fruitlessly for perfect certainty, which is never attainable, leaders who want to accomplish change reasonably quickly embrace the mess, do the best they can with
Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live the world they’ve been given than to explore the power they have to change it. Impossible is not a fact. It’s an opinion.
Peter Drucker had a way of saying things. From the August 1st reading in The Daily Drucker we pick up a thread in the simple vs. complex discussion: "The less diverse a business, the more manageable it is. Simplicity makes