initiative

A Quote by Charles Ray on leadership, initiative, start, and finish

The only way to get finished is to get started.

Charles Ray

Source: Things I Learned from My Grandmother About Leadership and Life (How to Light a Fire Under People Without Burning Them Out)

Contributed by: charlie

A Quote by Seth Godin's Team on initiative and leadership

Initiating comes from imagination. An atmosphere where people initiate can only come from a place where dreaming is encouraged.

Leaders imagine a world that they would like to be a part of, a world worth fighting for. With this vision and all the emotion that gets stirred up in the heart, the leader begins to initiate. They see the issue or challenge that not everyone else sees and lead people to do something about it that was not done before.

Passion sparks initiative, a tremendous focus, belief, desire, and drive.

Seth Godin's Team

Source: http://sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/files/TribesQA2.pdf

Contributed by: Allysho

A Quote by Maya Angelou on life and initiative

Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told: "I'm with you, kid. Let's go."

Maya Angelou (1928 -)

Contributed by: andre

A Quote by Mitch on organization, initiative, and accomplishment

It’s a solid organization where initiative and accomplishment-oriented communication happens in both directions.

Mitch Thrower

Source: "The Attention Deficit Workplace" by Mitch Thrower

Contributed by: Mitch

A Quote by Robyn Elpruhzlein on initiative

"Wisdom is knowing what path to take next, Integrity is taking it.

Robyn Elpruhzlein

Contributed by: Rachael

A Quote by W.H. Murray on committed, committment, initiative, acts of initiative, and providence

But when I said that nothing had been done I erred in one important matter. We had definitely committed ourselves and were halfway out of our ruts. We had put down our passage money--booked a sailing to Bombay. This may sound too simple, but is great in consequence. Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness. Concerning all acts of initiative (and creation), there is one elementary truth the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans: that the moment one definitely commits oneself, the providence moves too. A whole stream of events issues from the decision, raising in one's favor all manner of unforeseen incidents, meetings and material assistance, which no man could have dreamt would have come his way. I learned a deep respect for one of Goethe's couplets:
          Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it.
          Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!

W.H. Murray

Source: The Scottish Himalaya Expedition

Contributed by: XD

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