Quotes for the Week ( WEAK ? ) 9-20-10
“Excellence opens doors.” – Daniel Amstutz
“When you have something to offer, people will find you.” – Al Poncel
“Whatever hits the fan will not be evenly distributed.” – Unknown
“Be careful what you say about things when you have no authority to change it.” – Dr. Ken Stewart
“People complain to avoid action.” – Al Poncel
“You get the best efforts from others not by lighting a fire beneath them, but by building a fire within.” ~Bob Nelson
“If your heart is not in it, you are not qualified, regardless of your talent.” – Keith Moore www.moorelife.org
“It takes courage to make yourself unnecessary. We do not want to feel that we are not significant, but great leaders move themselves out of the spotlight. So often, when we get in a place of power, we settle in. We begin to make plans on how we are going to hold our positions permanently. It takes courage for leaders to work themselves out of a job, but that is what succession is about: making room for the next phase of leadership.”- Myles Munroe www.mylesmunroeinternational.com
Yogi Berra once said, “When you come to the fork in the road, take it.” It doesn’t matter which direction you choose as long as you keep moving.
“Don’t fail to do something just because you can’t do everything.” – Bob Pierce, Founder of World Vision
Early in her career, Oprah Winfrey was taken off the air in Baltimore, where she’d been given a shot at a talk show. Says Oprah, “I have learned that failure is really God’s way of saying, ‘Excuse me, you’re moving in the wrong direction’.”
My mom once told me, “You can’t wait for the storm to be over. You have to learn how to dance in the rain.” – Unknown
Nick Saban stated in a 2008 media conference, “I think your ability to motivate, reach, affect—however you want to say it—these different personalities, but not let their personalities be divisive to the team chemistry, is a key to being successful.” – Nick Saban, Alabama Crimson Tide Football Coach
– All credit for compiling these words of wisdom goes to Kevin Linebaugh of Tulsa.
Thank you, Kevin!