If only

“Anybody could lead perfect people - if there were any.”

Robert K. Greenleaf

A Steady Hand

“Tactics is what you have to do when there is something to do. Strategy is what you have to do when there is nothing to do.”

Savielly G. Tartakower

Thinking Afresh

“Don’t let any expert impress you by telling you, “My dear fellow, I have been doing it this way for twenty years!” - You can be doing something the wrong way for twenty years.”

Kurt Tucholsky


“Remove barriers that rob people of pride of workmanship.”

W. Edwards Deming

Not Just Letting Things Go

“Organizational structure will not just ‘evolve.’ Organization design and structure require thinking, analysis, and a systematic approach.”

Peter F. Drucker

Introduction to Self-Leadership

“The job of the man higher up is not to make decisions for his subordinates, but to teach them how to handle their problems themselves, how to make their own decisions.”

Mary Parker Follett

Critical Review

“However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.”

Sir Winston L. Spencer-Churchill

Basis for Action

“Behind every managerial decision or action are assumptions about human nature and human behavior.”

Douglas McGregor

Science and Practice

“There is nothing so practical as a good theory.”

Kurt Lewin