The essence of leadership

All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common: it was the willingness to confront unequivocally the major anxiety of their people in their time. This, and not much else, is the essence of leadership. – John Kenneth Galbraith


“Forgotten” Quotes

I never deny, I never contradict. I sometimes forget. – Benjamin Disraeli

Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it. – Laurance Peter

What I hear, I forget. What I see, I remember. What I do,  I understand. – Confucius

Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you. – William Arthur Ward

Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Quotes to refer when you have problems

Problems exist only in the human mind. (Anthony de Mello)

Don’t solve your problems, dissolve your problems – so that they should not recur again. (Yogi Bhajan)

No problem is so formidable that you can’t walk away from it. (Charles M. Schulz)

To solve the problems of today, we must focus on tomorrow. (Erik Nupponen)

Good management is the art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them. (Paul Hawken)

Everyone has problems, its just that some are better at hiding them. (Unknown)


What’s the use of worrying? It never was worthwhile. So, pack up your troubles in your old kit-bag, and smile, smile, smile. ( George Asaf )