If analysis shows that someone’s brilliant work fails again and again as soon as cooperation from others is required, it probably indicates a lack of courtesy – that is, a lack of manners.
The new information technology… Internet and e-mail… have practically eliminated the physical costs of communications.
Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes… but no plans.
The relevant question is not simply what shall we do tomorrow, but rather what shall we do today in order to get ready for tomorrow.
Making good decisions is a crucial skill at every level.
We now accept the fact that learning is a lifelong process of keeping abreast of change. And the most pressing task is to teach people how to learn.
So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work.
Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.
Never mind your happiness; do your duty.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Accept the fact that we have to treat almost anybody as a volunteer.
Knowledge has to be improved, challenged, and increased constantly, or it vanishes.
A manager is responsible for the application and performance of knowledge.
The greatest danger in times of turbulence is not the turbulence; it is to act with yesterday’s logic.
Doing the right thing is more important than doing the thing right.
The only skill that will be important in the 21st century is the skill of learning new skills.Everythi ng else will become obsolete over time.