and prosperity in the 21st
Century depend on increasing the
capacity of people to think and
work on a global and
intercultural basis. As
technology opens borders,
educational and professional
exchange opens minds.'
Institute of International
'The roots of true achievement lie in
the will to become the best that you can become.'
and unsuccessful people do not
vary greatly in their abilities.
They vary in their desires to
reach their potential.'
John C. Maxwell
'On hour of life, crowded to the full with glorious action and filled
with noble risks, is worth whole years of those mean observances of
paltry decorum in which men steal through existence like sluggish
waters through a marsh without either honor or observation.'
Sir Walter Scott,
Scottish novelist and
Whatever the source of the leaders ideas, he cannot
inspire his people unless he expresses vivid goals
which in some sense they want. Of course, the more
closely he meets their needs, the less "persuasive" he
has to be, but in no case does it make sense to speak
as if his role is force submission. Rather it is to
strengthen and uplift, to make people feel that they
are the origins, not the pawns, of the socio-political
David McClelland, author of The Achieving Society and that of The Achievement Motive
group of people has no sense where they came fromit
is difficult for them to have a sense where they
Lester C. Thurow,
author of The Zero
elevate the goals of humankind,
to achieve high moral purpose,
to realize major intended
change, leaders must thrust
themselves into the most
intractable processes and
structures of history and
ultimately master them.'
buy because they perceive a relationship between
your sales proposal and their individual
self-interest. The art and craft of selling is
in demonstrating the connection between the
proposal and self-interest. The ideal buy/sell
situation is a win/win. Serving your customer's
self-interest is ultimately the best way of
serving your own.
Miller & Stephen Heiman; Conceptual
we're trying to
decide whether a
leader is a good
leader or a bad one,
the question to ask
is: 'Is he with the
Ten Commandments or
is he against them?'
Then you can
determine if the
leader is a true
messiah or another
American writer of
stories, and essays.
dangerous for most
of us it's not
because our aim is
too high and we miss
it, but it's too low and we reach it.' Michelangelo, an
happens when people feel safe.' (Ken
Blanchard, The Heart of a Leader)
to others is the rent you pay for
your room here on earth.'
Ali, humanitarian, the legend
One of the strongest
characteristics of genius is the power of lighting its
John W. Foster 1770-1843,
British Clergyman, Essayist
'There is enough for
everybodys need, but not enough for everybodys
wise man is superior to any
insults which can be put upon
him, and the best reply to
unseemly behavior is patience
Would Be Gentleman'
'Emotion turning back on itself, and not leading on to thought or
action, is the element of madness.'
leaders are hardly known to
their followers; next after them are
leaders that people know and
admire; after them those they
fear; after them those
may have a barrelful of luck
tomorrow. If so
fine. But don't expect it, and
most of all, don't sit around
waiting for it. Herman W. Lay (Frito-Lay)