31 Provoking Thoughts For Leaders

Guaranteed to Improve Your Leadership Capabilities

by Bernard Branson

Copyright © 2012 Bernard Branson All rights reserved. ISBN-10: 1475108052 ISBN-13: 978-1475108057

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Leadership

Leadership is the capacity to influence or inspire others through inspiration ignited by pursuit generated by the passion that is produced by a vision which is motivated by purpose. —Dr. Myles Munroe

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Vision

Where there is no vision, there is no hope. —George Washington Carver

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Priorities

The cart before the horse is neither beautiful nor useful. —Henry David Thoreau

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Submission

The disappearance of a sense of responsibility is the most far reaching consequence of submission to authority. —Stanley Milgram

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Commitment

There are only two options regarding commitment. You’re either in or out. There’s no such thing as a life in-between. —Pat Riley

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Integrity

The slow man with integrity will ultimately catch the swift one who has none. —Anonymous

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Self-discipline
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishments. —Jim Rohn

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Adaptation

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the most responsive to change. —Charles Darwin

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Creativity
Creativity is thinking up new things. Innovation is doing new things. —Theodore Levitt

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Planning
Failures don’t plan to fail; they fail to plan. —Harvey Mackay

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Excellence
The proof of mediocrity is the resentment of excellence. —Dr. Mike Murdock

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Relationships
Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born. —Anais Nin

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Productivity
Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things. —Peter Drucker

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Mentorship
The pursuit of the mentor reveals the passion of the protégé. —Dr. Mike Murdock

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Criticism
To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing. —Elbert Hubbard

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Focus
The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus. —Bruce Lee

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Order
Order is never observed; it is disorder that attracts attention because it is awkward and intrusive. —Eliphas Levi

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Loyalty
The proof of loyalty is the unwillingness to betray. —Dr. Mike Murdock

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Accusation
Never explain – your friends don’t need it, and your enemies won’t believe you anyhow. —Elbert Hubbard

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Servant hood
When competition becomes stringent, choose the path of a servant. —Dr. Robb Thompson

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Followership

It is hard to have leadership when you have a divided followership. —Joseph Badaracco

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Delegation
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it. —Theodore Roosevelt

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Responsibility

The price of greatness is responsibility. —Winston Churchill

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Humility
Humility makes great men twice honourable. —Benjamin Franklin

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Decisions
Strength is a matter of the made-up mind. —John Beecher

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Conflict
There are two dilemmas that rattle the human skull: how do you hang on to someone who won’t stay? And how do you get rid of someone who won’t go? —Danny Devito

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Endurance
God places the heaviest burden on those who can carry its weight. —Shaquille O’ Neal

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Failure
If you want to increase your success rate, double your failure rate. —Thomas Watson, Sr., Founder of IBM

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Credibility
Credibility is like virginity. Once you lose it, you can never get it back. —Anonymous

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Risk-taking
What you risk reveals what you value. —Jeanette Winterson

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Character

Reputation is what the world thinks a man is; character is what he really is. —Anonymous

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Other Books By Bernard Branson:
1. Biggest Mistakes To Avoid 2. Before You Say I Do: Preparing for Marriage 3. A Portrait of A Good Husband 4. 7 Steps To Starting A Customer Focused Business 5. Christian Life: Building Strong Foundations 6. Life Partner: Finding Mr. Right 7. Entrepreneur’s Secrets 8. Married Couples: Strengthening Your Marriage 9. Master Secrets for Students 10. Reaching Your Dreams: A Pathway to Significance 11. Success: Tools for Your Future 12. The Greatest Relationship Secrets: Powerful Tools To Improve Your Relationships 13. Toxic People: 20 Kinds You Should Stay Away From

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