Simon Sinek Quotes.
Anyone who achieves any kind of success, however you want to define it, sometimes can’t let go of it.
When I was a kid, I was a bit of a space geek. I loved the space program and all things NASA. I would read books about our solar system; I had pictures of the Space Shuttle on my bedroom wall. And yes, I even went to Space Camp.
People don’t buy what you do; they buy why you do it and what you do simply proves what you believe.
I have friends who are majorly into the cosplay culture and have urged me to go to a convention for no other reason than to meet others like me.
In this age of omniconnectedness, words like ‘network,’ ‘community’ and even ‘friends’ no longer mean what they used to. Networks don’t exist on LinkedIn. A community is not something that happens on a blog or on Twitter. And a friend is more than someone whose online status you check.
Whether individuals or organisations, we follow those who lead not because we have to, but because we want to. We follow those who lead not for them, but for ourselves.
Leadership is not about being in charge. Leadership is about taking care of those in your charge.
At the end of the day, humans are social animals and we are at our best when we get to do things with others who appreciate and enjoy what we enjoy. It’s what keeps us human.
Panic causes tunnel vision. Calm acceptance of danger allows us to more easily assess the situation and see the options.
Some people are born good-looking. Some have the gift of gab. And some are lucky enough to be born smarter than the rest of us. Whether we like it or not, Mother Nature does not dole these characteristics out evenly.
In the 1980s America reacted to the Soviet Union’s invasion of Afghanistan. We supported a war that left a nation torn to pieces. And as the last Soviet tank left the country, so did we.
Like a good parent can’t also be his child’s best friend, a leader with authority requires some separation from subordinates.
In the military, they give medals for people who are willing to sacrifice themselves so that others may survive. In business, we give bonuses to people who sacrifice others.
Money is a short-term result that incentivizes short-term decision making.