Laurie Beth Jones quotes

  • To have no vision of your own means living the vision of someone else.
    -- Laurie Beth Jones

    #Mean #Vision

  • Know more about the situation you're facing than a reporter who is writing a major article would.
    -- Laurie Beth Jones

    #Writing #Situation #Articles

  • If you believe you have a just cause, an important message, or a key contribution to make, you will be just as innovative as a college freshman desperate to see his girlfriend six hundred miles away. You will get there any way you can.
    -- Laurie Beth Jones

    #Girlfriend #Believe #College

  • As a leader, it is vitally important that you keep in touch with your boss on a regular, sacrosanct basis. Chances are your boss can provide an aerial view that will make your path more clear.
    -- Laurie Beth Jones

    #Views #Leader #Boss

  • People who succeed speak well of themselves to themselves.
    -- Laurie Beth Jones

    #People #Succeed #Speak

  • If someone was to tally the number of human hours wasted in business by people trying to accomplish objectives without being given the authority to do so, we would all be appalled.
    -- Laurie Beth Jones

    #Numbers #People #Trying

  • Belief in oneself is a crucial quality of leadership, because 'a house divided against itself cannot stand.' A leader who fluctuates back and forth sends a very wavery signal. Like the soprano who can shatter glass by finding that high note and holding it, a leader who can hold that high note, without wavering, can shatter walls.
    -- Laurie Beth Jones

    #Leadership #Wall #Glasses

  • Perhaps the true mark of a leader is that she or he is willing to stand alone.
    -- Laurie Beth Jones

    #Leadership #Stand Alone #Mark

  • A good leader has a plan that consists of changing simple pictures. Just because a group of people has a bunch of boards, hammers, and nails does not mean that they are building a house or even anything recognizable. Sometimes leaders think they are doing their job just because there is a lot of hammering going on. As a society we like the sound of hammering, but we are uncomfortable with the sound of thinking, which is silence.
    -- Laurie Beth Jones

    #Leadership #Jobs #Mean

  • Leaders identify, articulate, and summarize concepts that motivate others. Most important, they boil concepts down to an understandable idea.
    -- Laurie Beth Jones

    #Leadership #Ideas #Leader

  • Nobody wins until we all do.
    -- Laurie Beth Jones

    #Winning

  • My father was always there for me when I lost. But, then, I never really lost when my father was there.
    -- Laurie Beth Jones

    #Father #Lost #Always There For Me

  • A wise person does not fear the edges and fringes, but studies them. Indeed, he or she is often in them, working to make change happen.
    -- Laurie Beth Jones

    #Wise #Doe #Study

  • Forgetting your mission leads, inevitably, to getting tangled up in details-details that can take you completely off your path.
    -- Laurie Beth Jones

    #Tangled #Details #Path