Quotes, 1 of 3
Thomas C. Petrik (EC92@AOL.COM)
Thu, 19 Jun 1997 00:02:41 -0400
I found this on a disk of JLTC/NJLIC training data my son left around when he
went off to camp staff. Use them as you may, but I warn you now, this is part
1 of 3.
The only man who never makes a mistake is the man who never does anything.
The choice we offer people is what creates accountability.
When you believe in yourself, anything is possible.
People can alter their lives by adjusting their attitudes.
Anything worth doing does not have to be done properly - at first.
The first order of business is to build a group of people who, under the
influence of instruction, grow taller, become healthier, stronger, [and] more
- Robert K. Greenleaf, Servant Leadership
Learning what it takes to keep the ship afloat is the price we pay for out
desire for more voice and more control.
Everyone is a potential winner. Some are disguised as losers. Don't let
their appearances fool you.
Everyone is a potential high performer. Some people just need a little help
along the way.
Experience is not what happens to you; it's what you do with what happens to
Help people reach their full potential: catch them doing something right.
The best minute I spend is the one I invest in people.
Achieving good performance is a journey - not a destination.
An error doesn't become a mistake unless you refuse to correct it.
What is popular is not always right; what is right is not always popular.
Keep your commitment to your commitment and share it with others.
Feedback is the breakfast of champions.
Goals begin behaviors. Consequences maintain behaviors.
Only positive consequences encourage good future performances.
Take a minute. Look at your goals. Look at your performance. See if your
behavior matches your performance.
We are not just our behavior; we are the person managing our behavior.
Swift and obvious penalties pursue those who treat other people's
requirements in a lighthearted, cavalier fashion!
As a manager, the important thing is not what happens when you are there; but
what happens when you are not there.
Practice hands-off management as much as possible and hands-on management as
much as necessary.
To have a friendx be one.
There is no future in any job. The future lies in the person who holds the
Yesterday is a memory, tomorrow is a dream, today is a realityx make the most
Are you going places or just being taken? - H.F. Henrichs
Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you
must see the world. - George Bernard Shaw
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough. - Albert Einstein
Well, you're young. You know a lot you won't know later on. - Margaret
Before anything else, getting ready is the secret of success - Henry Ford
Nature uses as little as possible of anything. - Johann Kepler
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
- Will Rogers
The future is made of the same stuff as the present. - Simone Weil
Where I was born and where and how I have lived is unimportant. It is what I
have done with where I have been that should be of interest. - Georgia
We all have talents, one way or the other!
The smallest thing, well done, becomes artistic - William Matthews
He who laughs, lasts. - Mary P. Poole
A promise made is a debt unpaid. - Robert W. Service
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