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“I'm slowly becoming a convert to the principle that you can't motivate people to do things, you can only demotivate them. The primary job of the manager is not to empower but to remove obstacles.”
“The Democrats seem to be basically nicer people, but they have demonstrated time and again that they have the management skills of celery.”
“Failing organizations are usually over-managed and under-led.”
Warren G. Bennis
“Management works in the system; Leadership works on the system.”
Stephen R. Covey
“Now if there is one thing that we do worse than any other nation, it is try and manage somebody else's affairs.”
“Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.”
Peter F. Drucker
“All resources are not obvious; great managers find and develop available talent.”
“The first step in the risk management process is to acknowledge the reality of risk. Denial is a common tactic that substitutes deliberate ignorance for thoughtful planning.”
“What the lion cannot manage to do the fox can.”
“The manager accepts the status quo; the leader challenges it.”
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