Leadership is all about people. It is not about organizations. It is not about plans. It is not about strategies. It is all about people-motivating people to get the job done. You have to be people-centered.— Colin Powell
Empowering Get The Job Done quotations
You get the job done or you don't.
You don't concentrate on risks. You concentrate on results. No risk is too great to prevent the necessary job from getting done.
Doing a job RIGHT the first time gets the job done.
Doing the job WRONG fourteen times gives you job security.
It's never been my goal to be king of the prom.
It's been my goal to do the right thing and get the job done.
There is a difference between conceit and confidence.
Conceit is bragging about yourself. Confidence means you believe you can get the job done.
I think the whole world is dying to hear someone say, 'I love you.
' I think that if I can leave the legacy of love and passion in the world, then I think I've done my job in a world that's getting colder and colder by the day.
Music is a tool. Lighting is a tool. Power point is a tool. Getting those things right is not the goal. God is the goal. Those are just tools. And we can real easily turn into worshippers of all the tools, rather than remembering that this is simply a tool to get the job done which is to help connect people with God and to help inspire people.
I finally had to go to the American Civil Liberties Union here in northern California to get my reply published to what I considered to be a hatchet job done by Stanley Crouch.
As a housewife, I feel that if the kids are still alive when my husband gets home from work, then hey, I've done my job.
What it takes to do a job will not be learned from management courses.
It is principally a matter of experience, the proper attitude, and common sense — none of which can be taught in a classroom... Human experience shows that people, not organizations or management systems, get things done.
If you treat staff as your equal, they'll roll their sleeves up to get the job done.
You are truly your own hero in running.
It is up to you to have the responsibility and self-discipline to get the job done.
We must trust our own thinking. Trust where we're going. And get the job done.
God gives you the sight, the right, and the might to do great things, but you have to develop the fight!
The best way to create a winning team is to train them, give them everything they need to get the job done and second, make sure they know what the job is and what the job will be. So you connect strategy to resources.
When things go bad, it's easy to point fingers.
People who attempt to switch the blame are afraid to fail. We've all been afraid to fail before a game, but it shouldn't stop us from continuing, and from doing what we have to do to get the job done.
Part of paying the price is the willingness to do whatever it takes to get the job done. It comes from a declaration that you are going to get it done no matter what it takes, no matter how long it takes, no matter what comes up.
The problem I have with Bill Parcells is him quitting.
I don't like guys quitting. If you sign up for something, finish the job get the job done. Don't quit. It is a three-year formula, he goes in, gets his three years and then he quits and walks out of there with a bucket full of money. I don't like that part of it
Courage never takes away fear; courage simply redistributes fear to get the job done.
The leader's job is to lead and protect.
Not have all the answers, not know everything to do, not to micromanage and tell people what to do or how to do it. A leader's job is to lead and protect. That's their job, and it's the people within the organization - their job is to get the work done.
It is important in this journey to remember that just because someone has inflicted hurt upon us, it does not give us the right to do the same. Body shaming and hurtful tactics will never get the job done.
If I can get some student interested in science, if I can show members of the general public what's going on up there in the space program, then my job's been done.
Every single thing I`ve done, from the Affordable Care Act to pushing to raise the minimum wage, to making sure that young people are able to go to college and get good job training, to what we`re pushing now in terms of sick paid leave,everything I do has been focused on how do we make sure the middle class is getting a fair deal.
The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
I got to get the right people in the right job.
Because a lot of costs can be taken out in the context of your administration without the legislature.For example, using technology to do more with less. Using technology to fight fraud. Reorganizing and streamlining can be done within the context of the administration.
In life you must often choose between getting a job done or getting credit for it. In science, the most important thing is not the ideas you have but the decision which ones you choose to pursue. If you have an idea and are not doing anything with it, why spoil someone else's fun by publishing it?
It is a mistake to hire huge numbers of people to get a complicated job done.
Numbers will never compensate for talent in getting the right answer (two people who don't know something are no better than one), will tend to slow down progress, and will make the task incredibly expensive.
The explanation is that prayer is not primarily God's way of getting things done. It is God's way of giving the church 'on the job training' in overcoming the forces hostile to God.
Simplify the task. Continually look for faster, better, easier ways to get the job done.
I loved taking off. In my own house, I seemed to be often looking for a place to hide - sometimes from the children but more often from the jobs to be done and the phone ringing and the sociability of the neighborhood. I wanted to hide so that I could get busy at my real work, which was a sort of wooing of distant parts of myself.
In most cases we perform better when we're busy than when we're not busy.
When we're slow, our mind wanders. We're not as attentive to our business. When we're on the firing line, we're sharper. We move more quickly and get the job done right.
Australians can trust me to get the job done.
They can have the confidence that in the heart of the circumstances I will win through in their interests no matter how relentlessly negative the leader of the opposition is.
People who end up with the good jobs are the proactive ones who are solutions to problems, not problems themselves, who seize the initiative to do whatever is necessary to get the job done.
I grew up on a farm and I always learned when you work you go forward, you don't stop and say, well, I'll take a break. You always go forward and get the job done.