If your emotional abilities aren’t in hand, if you don’t have self-awareness, if you are unable to manage your distressing emotions, if you can’t have empathy and effective relationships, then no matter how smart you are, you are not going to get very far.
– Daniel Goleman
I wanted the influence. In the end I wasn’t very good at being a president. I looked out of the window and thought that the man cutting the lawn actually seemed to have more control over what he was doing.
– Warren G Bennis
It’s not that some people have willpower and some don’t… It’s that some people are ready to change and others are not.
We cannot wait for great visions from great people, for they are in short supply. It is up to us to light our own small fires in the darkness.
– Charles Handy
You are educated.
Your certification is in your degree.
You may think of it as the ticket to the good life.
Let me ask you to think of an alternative.
Think of it as your ticket to change the world.
– Tom Brokaw
You may not be able to change a situation, but with humour you can change your attitude about it.
– Allen Klein