Simon Sinek

We can't all be good at everything. This is partly the logic behind having a team in the first place, so each role can be filled with the person best suited for that role and together, every job and every strength is covered.Simon Sinek

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The quality of a leader cannot be judged by the answers he gives, but by the questions he asks.Simon Sinek

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Directions are instructions given to explain how. Direction is a vision offered to explain why.Simon Sinek

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All the great organizations in the world, all have a sense of why that organization does what it does.Simon Sinek

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Leaders who fail are the ones who do it by themselves. Leaders who succeed are the ones who allow others to help them.Simon Sinek

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The challenge of the unknown future is so much more exciting than the stories of the accomplished past.Simon Sinek

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I know there's a difference between being successful and feeling successful. And if you ask me if I feel successful, the honest answer is 'not yet.'Simon Sinek

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Notoriously outspoken, his sentences always punctuated with profanities, General George S. Patton was the epitome of what a leader should be like - or so he thought. Patton believed a leader should look and act tough, so he cultivated his image and his personality to match his philosophy.Simon Sinek

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Listening is active. At its most basic level, it's about focus, paying attention.Simon Sinek

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Like a good parent can't also be his child's best friend, a leader with authority requires some separation from subordinates.Simon Sinek

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The most effective leaders are actually better at guarding against danger when they acknowledge it that it exists. Cowards, in contrast, cling to the hope that failure will never happen and may be sloppy in the face of danger - not because they don't acknowledge that it exists, but because they are just too afraid of it to look it in the eye.Simon Sinek

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It is only from the people I've had the good fortune to meet that I am learning the lessons to guide me. Baz Luhrmann, director of 'Moulin Rouge,' for example, has a childlike curiosity about the world. He doesn't pretend to know all the answers - quite the opposite, in fact. He asks loads of questions of everyone.Simon Sinek

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No matter when or where, always bring your 'A' game, because you never know when it will open doors for you.Simon Sinek

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Offer someone the opportunity to rebuild a company or reinvent an industry as the primary incentive, and it will attract those drawn to the challenge first and the money second.Simon Sinek

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Most years, if you were to ask me how much I make, the genuine answer is that I have no clue. I usually find out the answer to that question once a year, at tax time, when my accountant tells me.Simon Sinek

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One of the best paradoxes of leadership is a leader's need to be both stubborn and open-minded. A leader must insist on sticking to the vision and stay on course to the destination. But he must be open-minded during the process.Simon Sinek

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Anyone can sell product by dropping their prices, but it does not breed loyalty.Simon Sinek

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If no one ever broke the rules, then we'd never advance.Simon Sinek

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There's nothing efficient about innovation.Simon Sinek

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The most basic human desire is to feel like you belong. Fitting in is important.Simon Sinek

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The big picture doesn't just come from distance; it also comes from time.Simon Sinek

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People don't buy what you do, they buy why you do it.Simon Sinek

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There is a difference between vulnerability and telling people everything about yourself. Vulnerability is a feeling. Telling everyone about yourself is just facts and details.Simon Sinek

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The only time I waste is time I spend doing something that, in my gut, I know I shouldn't. If I choose to spend time playing video games or sleeping in, then it's time well spent, because I chose to do it. I did it for a reason - to relax, to decompress or to feel good, and that was what I wanted to do.Simon Sinek

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Leadership is a way of thinking, a way of acting and, most importantly, a way of communicating.Simon Sinek

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The cost of leadership is self-interest.Simon Sinek

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The strong bond of friendship is not always a balanced equation; friendship is not always about giving and taking in equal shares. Instead, friendship is grounded in a feeling that you know exactly who will be there for you when you need something, no matter what or when.Simon Sinek

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A leader's job is not to do the work for others, it's to help others figure out how to do it themselves, to get things done, and to succeed beyond what they thought possible.Simon Sinek

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Don't quit. Never give up trying to build the world you can see, even if others can't see it. Listen to your drum and your drum only. It's the one that makes the sweetest sound.Simon Sinek

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Leadership is not about the next election, it's about the next generation.Simon Sinek

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