Sunday, 14 August 2016

Captivating Lines from Here and There- 10

  • Growing people is like planting a garden.To produce a good crop you start with healthy plants; provide the best start possible and care for them carefullyas you would tend a garden that was your only source of food. - Twyla Dwell, Management thinker
  • It is impossible to have a problem when your attention is fully in the now. A situation needs to be either dealt with or accepted. The mind unconsciously loves problems because they give you an identity of sorts- From the book "Power of Now"
  • The success combination in business is : Do what you do better...and do more of what you do- David Schwartz, author, "The magic of thinking big"
  • It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing.It is not how much we give but how much love we put in the giving- Mother Teresa
  • The way we think about our job determines how are subordinates think towards their jobs- David Schwartz 
  • Always say 'Yes' to the present moment.What could be more insane than to oppose life (now) itself. Surrender to what  is.Say yes to life and see how life suddenly starts working for you rather than against you- "Power of Now"
  • What kind of company would this company be, if everyone in it were just like me?- Think, act, live the way you want your subordinates to think, talk, act, live and they will- David Schwartz
  • In you there is an actor and a witness. An actor is either confused or decisive, but the witness just observes and smiles - Sri Sri Ravishankar
  • The passionate pursuit of new ideas need to be baked in to the mission of the company. In best practices cultures, leaders hire and promote only people who have a 'thirst' for continuous learning. Today it is not a choice but inevitable - Jack & Suzy Welch in the book "Winning: The answers"
  • The simplest way to get high level performance is to be sure the master copy is worth duplicating - David Schwartz