Tuesday, August 13, 2013

My Favorite Quotes From Day 2 - Global Leadership Summit

  1. "The one thing we all have in common is JESUS." -
  2. "If you want your leadership to matter, lead in the things that matter to God" - Gary Haugen via
  3. Thank you, ... We hold you in high regard! Way to go!
  4. "Take control of what you can control." -
  5. The people who thrive create a list of things they can absolutely do & forget about the things out of their control. -
  6. "The best predictor of the future is past behavior." -
  7. "To be alone is to waste an opportunity to be a mentor." -
  8. "Never do ministry alone. Always have budding leaders around you." (Acts 4:13) -
  9. "Always surround yourself with younger leaders you are pouring your life into." -
  10. The only way your vision can live beyond you is by investing & instilling it in those who'll be there after you're gone
  11. "The sign of great leadership is how many leaders carry on the work after you are gone." -
  12. "If you don't have leaders around you, the reach of your leadership will be limited to your personal capacity." -
  13. "Jesus didn't throw himself into the harvest field, He first found His leaders and invested Himself into their lives." -
  14. "The more harvesters we commission, the greater the harvest will be." -
  15. "The problem is not the harvest, the problem is the harvesters" -
  16. "Think about your own unique context and how you can multiply leaders around you exponentially." -
  17. Here's a great summary of some of the top tweets from today ...
  18. "Bless the Lord O my soul, O my soul, Worship His holy name..."
  19. "Contribute more than you criticize."
  20. "If you are not in the arena, I'm not interested or open to your feedback." -
  21. "I want to be in the arena and I don't think I have much of a choice. My faith calls me to be courageous every day." -
  22. "It's not the critic who counts... the credit belongs to the man who is in the arena." - Theodore Roosevelt via
  23. "We were born to be brave." -
  24. "People want to be a part of something that's bigger than themselves." -
  25. "People are desperate for belonging." -
  26. "You can't be good at giving feedback if you're not willing to be vulnerable." -
  27. "Blame is toxic in organizations as much as it is in relationships." -
  28. "A leader models the courage to ask the questions, not to have all of the answers." -
  29. "It's very difficult to love people more than we love ourselves." -
  30. "Connection gives purpose and meaning to our lives."
  31. "Innovation is doing a lot more with a lot less for a lot of people." -
  32. "Innovation is not about value for money, it's about value for many."-
  33. "Reverse innovation is going to be the single biggest opportunity for organizations in the next few decades."-
  34. "Conflicts are healthy, providing you know how to handle them for the benefit of your future."-
  35. "Be bold when choosing people for the task at hand."-
  36. "The role of an innovative leader is to be humble and to harness the abilities of their organization." -
  37. "Making innovation happen is not just the responsibility of the leader." -
  38. "Innovation = Idea + Leader + Team + Plan" -
  39. "Strategy has nothing to do with the past or the present, it's all about the future." -
  40. "If you want to be a leader in the future, you have to adapt to change." -
  41. "Strategy is about leadership in the future." -
  42. "If you want to change the world, learn how to change people's behaviors." -
  43. "Want more influence? Model, praise, help, enable." -
  44. "We need to involve people in deliberate practice in the real world." - @josephgranny
  45. "The most effective influencers start with ability and then move to motivation." -
  46. "Ability is a profound factor of influence." -
  47. "Don't just teach principles. Connect to people's values." -
  48. "Inspiration and vision are essential, but unless that goes into changed behavior, then we fail." -
  49. "Leadership is intentional influence."

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