Saturday, November 27, 2010

The Company Officer: Influence, Leadership, Committment

Some words to think about as the Company Officer….

The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority, Kenneth Blanchard

Contrary to the opinion of many people, leaders are not born. Leaders are made, and they are made by effort and hard work, Vince Lombardi

The best leader is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and the self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it., Theodore Roosevelt

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy, Martin Luther King, Jr.

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity, George Patton

Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it, Dwight Eisenhower

Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things, Peter F. Drucker

Consider the rights of others before your own feelings, and the feelings of others before your own rights, John Wooden

Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do, John Wooden

Don’t measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability, John Wooden

Individual commitment to a group effort – that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work, Vince Lombardi

Where does YOUR committment, leadership and Influence come from or fit in?

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