Face reality as it is, not as it was or as you wish it to be.
Wish Reality You
Control Your Own Destiny or Someone Else Will
motivation self-confidence self-determination
Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion.
Create Own Completion
Control your own Destiny or somebody else will
islss lean six-sigma
Give me a highly successful unionized industry.
Industry Me Successful
If you pick the right people and give them the opportunity to spread their wings and put compensation as a carrier behind it you almost don't have to manage them.
Giving people self-confidence is by far the most important thing that I can do. Because then they will act.
Important Will Because
The story about GE that hasn't been told is the value of an informal place. I think it's a big thought. I don't think people have ever figured out that being informal is a big deal.
I Out Been
CEOs can talk and blab each day about culture, but the employees all know who the jerks are. They could name the jerks for you. It's just cultural. People just don't want to do it.
Talk Who Cultural
You got to be rigorous in your appraisal system. The biggest cowards are managers who don't let people know where they stand.
Where Who Appraisal
One of the jobs of a manager is to instill confidence, pump confidence into your people. And when you've got somebody who's raring to go and you can smell it and feel it, give 'em that shot.
Pump Go Smell
The Internet is the Viagra of big business.