Quotes

 

Leadership:

“The job of a leader today is not to create followers, it is to create more leaders.” – Ralph Nader

“Changing the system, will change what people do. Changing what people do, will NOT change the system.” – Peter Scholtes

“Pull the string, and it will follow wherever you wish. Push it, and it will go nowhere at all.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower

“Assumptions are the foundation for your success, a prison for your mind, or the coffin for your failure.” – Eric Krock

“Man needs more to be reminded than instructed.” – Samuel Johnson

“When you aim for perfection, you discover it’s a moving target” – Geoffrey Fisher

“Management by objectives works if you know the objectives. Ninety percent of the time you don’t.”  – Peter Drucker

“Without theory we can only copy” – William Edwards Deming

“We should not try to design a better world. We should make better feedback loops.” – Tim Harford

“Thank God for screw-ups. If life had adhered to Six Sigma rules, we’d still be slime.” – Gary Hamel