Warren G. Bennis

1925 -

A Quote by Warren G. Bennis on excellence, teacher, mediocrity, and lessons

Excellence is a better teacher than mediocrity. The lessons of the ordinary are everywhere. Truly profound and original insights are to be found only in studying the exemplary.       

Warren G. Bennis (1925 -)

Source: My diary

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A Quote by Warren G. Bennis on living large, courage, leadership, honesty, and self-knowledge

Becoming a leader is synonymous with becoming yourself.  It is precisely that simple, and it is also that difficult.

Warren G. Bennis (1925 -)

Contributed by: Student of Life

A Quote by Warren G. Bennis on action, intention, leadership, energy, power, and reality

Power is the basic energy needed to initiate and sustain action or, to put it another way, the capacity to translate intention into reality and sustain it. Leadership is the wise use of this power: Transformative leadership.

Warren G. Bennis (1925 -)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Warren G. Bennis on managers and people

Managers are people who do things right, and leaders are people who do the right things.

Warren G. Bennis (1925 -)

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A Quote by Warren G. Bennis on blindness, company, and success

Companies which get misled by their own success are sure to be blind sided.

Warren G. Bennis (1925 -)

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A Quote by Warren G. Bennis on failure

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Failing organizations are usually over-managed and under-led.

Warren G. Bennis (1925 -)

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A Quote by Warren G. Bennis on life

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Make sure you have someone in your life from whom you can get reflective feedback.

Warren G. Bennis (1925 -)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Warren G. Bennis on information and meaning

There is a profound difference between information and meaning.

Warren G. Bennis (1925 -)

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A Quote by Warren G. Bennis on certainty, danger, facts, leadership, myth, nonsense, opposites, and people

The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born-that there is a genetic factor to leadership. This myth asserts that people simply either have certain charismatic qualities or not. That's nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born.

Warren G. Bennis (1925 -)

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A Quote by Warren G. Bennis on leadership, reality, and vision

Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.

Warren G. Bennis (1925 -)

Contributed by: Zaady

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