Thursday, January 31, 2013

A dozen useful concepts for MBAs to become better leaders

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1. Listening
"When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen." - Ernest Hemingway

2. Storytelling
"Storytelling is the most powerful way to put ideas into the world today." -Robert McAfee Brown

3. Authenticity
"I had no idea that being your authentic self could make me as rich as I've become. If I had, I'd have done it a lot earlier." -Oprah Winfrey

4. Transparency
"As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth." -John Whittier

5. Team Playing
"Individuals play the game, but teams beat the odds." -SEAL Team Saying

6. Responsiveness
"Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it." -Charles Swindoll

7. Adaptability
"When you're finished changing, you're finished." -Ben Franklin

8. Passion
"The only way to do great work is to love the work you do." -Steve Jobs

9. Surprise and Delight
"A true leader always keeps an element of surprise up his sleeve, which others cannot grasp but which keeps his public excited and breathless." -Charles de Gaulle

10. Simplicity
"Less isn't more; just enough is more." -Milton Glaser

11. Gratefulness
"I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder." -Gilbert Chesterton

12. The Golden Rule: Treat others as you’d like to be treated

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