Only three things happen naturally in organizations: friction, confusion, and underperformance. Everything else requires leadership.
The task of leadership is to create an alignment of strengths so strong that it makes the system’s weaknesses irrelevant.
The bРµС•t wР°Сѓ tРѕ predict СѓРѕur future С–С• tРѕ create it.
If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old
There is nothing worse than doing the wrong thing well.
The fruit of your work grows on other people’s trees
Innovation is the specific instrument of entrepreneurship. The act that endows resources with a new capacity to create wealth.
The purpose of a business is to create a customer.
Most of what we call management consists of making it difficult for people to get their work done.
The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t said.
Management by objective works – if you know the objectives. Ninety percent of the time you don’t.
Our job in life is to make a positive difference, not prove we’re right.
If you can’t measure it, you can’t change it.
The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity.
Cultivate a deep understanding of yourself – not only what your strengths and weaknesses are but also how you learn, how you work with others, what your values are, and where you can make the greatest contribution. Because only when you operate from strengths can you achieve true excellence.
The most efficient way to produce anything is to bring together under one management as many as possible of the activities needed to turn out the product.