Quotes Execs Use When Mentoring

From one of our recent executive leadership coaching groups came a number of sayings or quotes that participants identified as reflecting their ‘message’ to the more junior managers whom they were mentoring. They are listed here in no particular order as ‘Set 1’. Set 2 and 3 will follow as subsequent blog entries. Perhaps one or more of them resonate for you. If so, we would love to know which one(s)…email us at knick@consultks.com.

a.  “People don’t care what you know until they know that you care.”  Unknown
b.  “People work for money but they dies for a cause.”  Unknown
c.  “If you cannot manage it, do not measure it.”  Unknown
d.  “A real leader faces the music even when he doesn’t like the tune.” – Arnold H. Glassgow
e.  “Be great in little things.” – St. Francis Xavier
f.  “Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.”  Winston Churchill
g. “To make any kind of progress, we need to imagine a different reality and believe it’s possible.” –Tali Sharot
h. “The more you DO, the more you CAN DO.” Indira Gandhi
i.  “Failure is often not fatal; but the failure to change and adapt most certainly is.”  Unknown
j.  “A man [or woman] cannot learn what he [or she] thinks he or [she] already knows.” Epictetus

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