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“Burnout occurs when your body and mind can no longer keep up with the tasks you demand of them. Don’t try to force yourself to do the impossible. Delegate time for important tasks, but always be sure to leave time for relaxation and reflection.”
Del Suggs, Truly Leading: Lessons in Leadership
“A happy and productive person is one who understands that his or her job is not the purpose of his or her life. Go on vacation, use up your sick days, ask for a temporary leave-of-absence—anything that allows you to recharge your batteries away from your typical routine. No leave, no life.”
Del Suggs, Truly Leading: Lessons in Leadership
“Consistency is an under-appreciated inspirational
quality. It’s that ability to conduct yourself in a
consistent, reliable manner that others will respect and
appreciate.”
Del Suggs, Truly Leading: Lessons in Leadership
“Ritual and ceremony are powerful bonding tools. They result in a sense of community, a feeling of unity far beyond what you might expect.”
Del Suggs, Truly Leading: Lessons in Leadership
“Every small success makes the next big success possible.”
Del Suggs, Truly Leading: Lessons in Leadership
“Old school mission statements defined what an organization did. Contemporary mission statements define why an organization does what it does.”
Del Suggs, Truly Leading: Lessons in Leadership
“Maybe looking at the path we've traveled will make the path ahead seem more clear.”
Del Suggs, Truly Leading: Lessons in Leadership
“Understand that all motivation is internal, or intrinsic.”
Del Suggs, Truly Leading: Lessons in Leadership
“The sense of community is that feeling of togetherness that brings us comfort. We are all alone in the world, so we strive to form bonds with others to eliminate that sense of feeling alone.”
Del Suggs, Truly Leading: Lessons in Leadership
“Develop an 'Attitude of Gratitude.' Try this little exercise: List three things for which you are grateful at this moment. It might be monumental, like having survived a disease. It might be
something spiritual, like your relationship with God or your family. It might be simple, like the fact that your car started this morning. Whatever positive things you list, it is always good for your outlook to be grateful.”
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“People are generally gracious and generous of spirit.”
Del Suggs, Truly Leading: Lessons in Leadership
“Be Positive is not just a blood type.”
Del Suggs, Truly Leading: Lessons in Leadership
“Display your passion, and others will be inspired. Enthusiasm is contagious.”
Del Suggs, Truly Leading: Lessons in Leadership
“Simply put, self-centered and egocentric people don't
inspire others. We are inspired by people who place
others-- other people, other ideas, other goals-- above
themselves.”
Del Suggs, Truly Leading: Lessons in Leadership
“If you expect the best of yourself, you’ll find yourself expecting the best of those around you, too. And you will find that people respond inkind. I believe people want to be held to a higher standard. If you expect the best from people, they will give you their best work.”
Del Suggs, Truly Leading: Lessons in Leadership
“There is nothing so inspiring as true heartfelt gratitude.”
Del Suggs, Truly Leading: Lessons in Leadership
“Great leaders are inspired by a challenge, a need, a problem, an issue that needs to be corrected.”
Del Suggs, Truly Leading: Lessons in Leadership
“The laws of physics that deal with inertia also apply to humans, such that situations tend to remain the same over time.”
Del Suggs, Truly Leading: Lessons in Leadership
“Be generous with praise and kind words of encouragement. Say “thank you” when someone helps you. Make colleagues feel welcome when they call or stop to talk with you. If you let others know that they are appreciated, they’ll want to give you their best.”
Del Suggs, Truly Leading: Lessons in Leadership
“Multitasking is actually a hindrance to productivity. Focus on one thing and get it done.”
Del Suggs, Truly Leading: Lessons in Leadership
“What’s the difference between a dream and a goal?
Ink. That’s right. Goals must be written down.”
Del Suggs, Truly Leading: Lessons in Leadership