What gets measured gets managed.— Peter Drucker
Mouth-watering Management Motivation quotations
You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.
As a goalkeeper you need to be good at organising the people in front of you and motivating them. You need to see what's going on and react to the threats. Just like a good manager in business.
There are people who make things happen, there are people who watch things happen, and there are people who wonder what happened. To be successful, you need to be a person who makes things happen.
Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no mater how slow.
Organization doesn't really accomplish anything.
Plans don't accomplish anything, either. Theories of management don't much matter. Endeavors succeed or fail because of the people involved. Only by attracting the best people will you accomplish great deeds.
If you ask managers what they do, they will most likely tell you that they plan, organise, co-ordinate and control. Then watch what they do. Don't be surprised if you can't relate what you see to those four words.
If you can hire people whose passion intersects with the job, they won't require any supervision at all. They will manage themselves better than anyone could ever manage them. Their fire comes from within, not from without. Their motivation is internal, not external.
Be not afraid of going slowly, Be afraid of standing still.
You're at your best when you don't know what you're doing.
Be the change you want to see.
If you want to manage somebody, manage yourself.
Do that well and you'll be ready to stop managing. And start leading.
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
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.
Be the compromise you want to see in the world.
Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip top if you must, but take the step.
Be the trouble you want to see in the world.
We judge ourselves by our intentions. And others by their actions.
Be the change you want to see in your networks
Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice.
The more you discipline yourself to use your time well, the happier you will feel and the better will be the quality of your life in every area.
A true champion knows how to overcome doubts and manage those doubts and turn them into motivation.
The time for action is now. It's never too late to do something.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
Much of the stress that people feel doesn't come from having too much to do.
It comes from not finishing what they've started.
If you look to lead, invest at least 40% of your time managing yourself - your ethics, character, principles, purpose, motivation, and conduct. Invest at least 30% managing those with authority over you, and 15% managing your peers.
If you always do what you did, you'll always get what you got.
The hardest walk is walking alone, but it's also the walk that makes you the strongest.
My mentor said, 'Let's go do it', not 'You go do it'. How powerful when someone says, 'Let's!'
Days are expensive. When you spend a day you have one less day to spend. So make sure you spend each one wisely.
Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were.
A little progress each day adds up to bg results.
Employees who are controlled cannot respond caringly, you need superior knowledge and real leadership, not management. Because of this we specifically developed a selection process for leaders; we don't hire managers.
Where you are headed is more important than how fast you are going.
Rather than always focusing on what's urgent, learn to focus on what is really important.
My conclusion: Management is the most noble of professions if it's practiced well. No other occupation offers as many ways to help others learn and grow, take responsibility and be recognized for achievement, and contribute to the success of a team.
Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass away.
The worst days of those who enjoy what they do are better than the best days of those who don't.
Well, there are three things that the average man thinks he can do better than anybody else. Build a fire, run a hotel and manage a baseball team.
Not managing your time and making excuses are two bad habits.
Don't put them both together by claiming you 'don't have the time'.
If you stumble, make it part of the dance.