Business requires understanding financial matters, but management is different from running the financial aspects of the business – it requires understanding complex systems, how they operate, the nature of organisations, what happens when people interact in groups and how to motivate and guide people.
– Rosabeth Moss Kanter
If you feel like it’s difficult to change, you will probably have a harder time succeeding
– Andrea Jung
Successful careers are not planned. They develop when people are prepared for opportunities because they know their strengths, their method of working and their values
– Peter F Drucker
So many people live within unhappy circumstances and yet will not take the initiative to change their situation because they are conditioned to a life of security, conformity and conservation, all of which may appear to give one peace of mind, but in reality, nothing is more damaging to the adventurous spirit.
– Christopher McCandless
After living with their dysfunctional behaviour for so many years people become invested in defending their dysfunctions rather than changing them
– Marshall Goldsmith
When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves
– Viktor Frankl
An organisation’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage
– Jack Welch