Time management is really a misnomer; the challenge is not to manage time, but to manage ourselves.
In times of change, learners inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.
Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
Those that despise people will never get the best out of others and themselves.
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Good management is the art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them.
If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
Management is doing things right; Leadership is doing the right things.
Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don't interfere.
You don't manage people; you manage things. You lead people.
Not to watch your workmen is to lose your money.
Effective leadership is putting first things first.
Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.
Management is nothing more than motivating other people.
Pay your people the least possible and you'll get from them the same.
Entrepreneurship isn't about luck, it's about vision, time management, creativity, determination and goals.
Management is about arranging and telling. Leadership is about nurturing and enhancing.
So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work.
Good management consists in showing average people how to do the work of superior people.
Managing is like holding a dove in your hand.
Squeeze too hard and you kill it, not hard enough and it flies away.
As a manager the important thing is not what happens when you are there, but what happens when you are not there.
The productivity of work is not the responsibility of the worker but of the manager.
Management is doing things right, Leadership is doing right things.
Every time I appoint someone to a vacant position, I make a hundred unhappy and one ungrateful.
Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.
The only time some people work like a horse is when the boss rides them.
The one word that makes a good manager -- decisiveness.
A manager is an assistant to his men.
Hire the best. Pay them fairly. Communicate frequently. Provide challenges and rewards. Believe in them. Get out of their way and they'll knock your socks off.
Not doing what we love in the name of greed is very poor management of our lives.
A man is known by the company he organizes.
For a manager to be perceived as a positive manager, they need a four to one positive to negative contact ratio.
When a management with a reputation for brilliance tackles a business with a reputation for bad economics, it is the reputation of the business that remains intact.
To supervise people, you must either surpass them in their accomplishments or despise them.
You don't need a Harvard MBA to know that the bedroom and the boardroom are just two sides of the same ballgame.
The greatest manager has a knack for making ballplayers think they are better than they think they are.
How you manage truth greatly affects how you manage your life.
If you want to manage somebody, manage yourself.
Do that well and you'll be ready to stop managing. And start leading.
An overburdened, over-stretched executive is the best executive, because he or she doesn't have the time to meddle, to deal in trivia, to bother people
Management works in the system; Leadership works on the system.
I'll never forget the day I was called in by a member of top management [at Ford] and told to stop associating with any known or suspected environmentalists.
A memorandum is not written to inform the reader, but to protect the writer.
If you want to give a man credit, put it in writing.
If you want to give him hell, do it on the phone.
If way to the better there be, it exacts a full look at the worst.
They that govern the most make the least noise.
The Democrats seem to be basically nicer people, but they have demonstrated time and again that they have the management skills of celery.
The behavior of any bureaucratic organization can best be understood by assuming that it is controlled by a secret cabal of its enemies.
The management of fertility is one of the most important functions of adulthood.
Every professional athlete owes a debt of gratitude to the fans and management, and pays an installment every time he plays. He should never miss a payment.
Most management-speak is, as Schrijvers points out, Panglossian balderdash designed to lull the weak and credulous
Incidents should not govern policy; but, policy incidents.
Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success;
leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall.
The ability to manage well doesn't make much difference if you're not even in the right jungle.
Who can direct when all pretend to know?
Effective managers live in the present but concentrate on the future.
Good managers have a bias for action.
I would rather have a first-class manager running a second-rate business than a second-rate manager running a first-rate business.