Leadership Inspirations – Ask the Correct Question

“A team has a certain potential. Nevertheless, simply being a team – a group of individuals wearing the same uniform or working at the same company – means little when it comes to realizing its potential. Here’s the question to be asked: ‘We are many, but are we much?’ The role of the leader is to make those ‘many’ become ‘much’.”

John Wooden
Head Coach, UCLA Men’s Basketball Team
Led his team to a record 10 NCAA National Championships and first person named to the NCAA Basketball Hall of Fame as both a player and a coach

Leadership Inspirations – Right versus Expedience

“In business and in life, we are often faced with the choice of doing that which is right or that which is expedient. For the achiever, the choice is clear; for the road to greatness is never easy.”

StrategyDriven Contributors

Leadership Inspirations – Success and Accountability

“To succeed as a team is to hold all of the members accountable for their expertise.”

Mitchell Caplan
Chief Executive Officer, E*Trade

Leadership Inspirations – The Permanence of Success and Failure

“Success is never permanent, and failure is never final.”

Mike Ditka

NFL Player and Head Coach and one of only two men to have won the Super Bowl as both a player and a head coach

Leadership Inspirations – Success, Work, and a Dictionary

“The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.”

Donald Kendall

co-Founder and former Chief Executive Officer, PepsiCo