Management is about persuading people to do things they do not want to do, while leadership is about inspiring people to do things they never thought they could.— Steve Jobs
Remarkable Inspiring Management quotations
The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and starting on the first one.
Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it you can never get it back.
The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things.
He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.
Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.
Lead and inspire people. Don’t try to manage and manipulate people. Inventories can be managed but people must be lead.
And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.
Management is, above all, a practice where art, science, and craft meet
Most of us spend too much time on what is urgent and not enough time on what is important.
A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
Its not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it.
The degree of your anger over correction equals the measure of your pride.
To try and fail is at least to learn;
to fail to try is to suffer the inestimable loss of what might have been.
How did it get so late so soon?
The talk you hear about adapting to change is not only stupid, it's dangerous.
The only way you can manage change is to create it.
Change comes more from managing the journey than from announcing the destination
If you are not consciously directing your life, you will lose your footing and circumstances will decide for you.
Our mission statement about treating people with respect and dignity is not just words but a creed we live by every day. You can't expect your employees to exceed the expectations of your customers if you don't exceed the employees' expectations of management.
Time and tide wait for no man.
You're at your best when you don't know what you're doing.
Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency.
In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still.
Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
Be the change you want to see.
It is not so much where my motivation comes from but rather how it manages to survive.
Build what you want to see in the world.
When you don't know what you're doing, fake it.
Be the compromise you want to see in the world.
You manage things, you lead people. We went overboard on management and forgot about leadership. It might help if we ran the MBAs out of Washington.
It's important to wake up everyday and remind yourself what you're working towards. You create your own life, it's not set out there for you.
We judge ourselves by our intentions. And others by their actions.
Be the trouble you want to see in the world.
Be the change you want to see in your networks
Football is made up of all kinds of conflict.
In a dressing room, between players, between us and the manager, between us and loads of people who don't seem to matter. It's constant and harsh sometimes.
Leadership is the art of accomplishing more than the science of management says is possible.