When your values are clear to you, making decisions becomes easier.Roy E. Disney

31 May

No institution can possibly survive if it needs geniuses or supermen to manage it. It must be organized in such a way as to be able to get along under a leadership composed of average human beings.Peter Drucker

30 May

A chief is a man who assumes responsibility. He says ‘I was beaten’, he does not say ‘My men were beaten.’Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

27 May

Authority without wisdom is like a heavy axe without an edge, fitter to bruise than polish.Anne Bradstreet

26 May

Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership.Colin Powell

25 May

If you think you can do a thing or think you can’t do a thing, you’re right.Henry Ford

24 May

The expert in battle seeks his victory from strategic advantage and does not demand it from his men.Sun Tzu

23 May

Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.Publilius Syrus

20 May

Leadership is based on a spiritual quality; the power to inspire, the power to inspire others to follow.Vince Lombardi

19 May

I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.Woodrow Wilson

18 May

Ninety percent of leadership is the ability to communicate something people want.Dianne Feinstein

17 May

Real leaders are people who “help us overcome the limitations of our own individual laziness and selfishness and weakness and fear and get us to do better, harder things than we can get ourselves to do on our own.David Foster Wallace

16 May

Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern but impossible to enslave.Henry Peter Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

05 May

Leaders can let you fail and yet not let you be a failure.Stanley A. McChrystal

04 May

The first key to leadership was self-control, particularly the mastery of pride, which was something more difficult, he explained, to subdue than a wild lion and anger, which was more difficult to defeat than the greatest wrestler. He warned them that “if you can’t swallow your pride, you can’t lead.Jack Weatherford

03 May

Leadership is for those who love the public good and are endowed and trained to administer it.Thornton Wilder

02 May

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Franelyn Saguindang Riego de Dios, MS has been in training and leadership development for more than a decade now. In earning her Master of Science in Biology degree, she joined the College of Science and Mathematics faculty of MSU-IIT and published her studies in Asia Life and Philippine Scientists Journals. For her, moving into the corporate world felt odd at first but with the scientific method and discipline in her backpack, it has become a fulfilling experience. You may also visit her personal Science & Leadership Blog Site at Leadership Genome Project. She also enjoys music (sings and plays the piano) and art (portrait sketch).
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