Integrity is the soul of leadership! Trust is the engine of leadership!
Inspirational Leadership + Accountability + Rewards = Performance
A mindset of passing the buck or assigning blame is a recipe for failure. Leaders solve problems & deliver results.
There is a difference between risk-taking and gambling! Take calculated risks!
Leaders who don't believe in people can never maximize the potential of their organizations.
Think of the tragic consequences of not daring, not imagining, and not trying!
Scrutinize the information that you receive carefully as there is no value in "good decisions" that are based on bad data.
The future belongs to those who are willing to change what doesn't work!
Don't cope with problems; fix them.
Making mistakes is human. Allowing repeated mistakes is complacency & poor behavior.
When it gets tough search for what you can do to influence the situation not for what you can blame to avoid owning the solution.
Distinguish between random events and trends.
In managing business expenses make sure you cut the fat not the muscles.
Encourage good behaviors by positive reinforcement, appreciation, and recognition.
Reward good intentions! Encourage calculated risks!
Have a specific goal and go after it with a timeframe, determination, and optimism.
There is little value in sophisticated systems without motivated people.
Sometimes leaders place a person in a position to stretch the person and sometimes to stretch the position.
Positive reinforcement is more effective than criticism.