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Simon Says

A Collection of Quotes from Simon Sinek

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The value of emotions comes from sharing them, not simply having them.
Good leaders share the credit when things go well and take responsibility when things go badly.
It’s better to endure the discomfort of the truth now than to suffer the discomfort of the lie later.
Strong leaders are long on vision. Weak leaders are short on sight.
Communication is not about saying what we think. Communication is about ensuring others hear what we mean.
Too many modern companies have replaced a person with a number and mistakenly called that number a customer.
Giving can be as simple as saying “thank you” to someone and meaning it. We should all give a little more.
Our passion lies deep in who we are, not what we do.
Strong relationships are based on trust and communication. But if there is no communication, there can be no trust.
To ask, “What’s best for me?” is finite thinking.
To ask, “What’s best for us?” is infinite thinking.
Admire those who admire others.
If we want people to speak to us honestly, we must be willing to honestly listen.
Most of us live our lives by accident—we live it as it happens. Fulfillment comes when we live our lives on purpose.
When we know WHY we do what we do, everything falls into place. When we don’t, we have to push things into place.
The joy of leadership comes from seeing others achieve more than they thought they were capable of.
So goes the leader, so goes the culture.
So goes the culture, so goes the company.
For an employee to take responsibility, they must first be given it.
A community is a group of people who agree to grow together.
The more people you inspire, the more people will inspire you.
A poor leader will tell you how many people work for them. A great leader will tell you how many people they work for.
We achieve more when we chase the dream instead of the competition.
Asking for help is an act of service. Don’t deny the people who love you the honor of being there to support you.
It is the weak leader that compensates by acting strong. It is the strong leader that allows people to see when they are weak.
We can contribute to a relationship. But we can’t control a relationship.
Leadership is not a license to do less. Leadership is a responsibility to do more.
The next time someone starts listing all the reasons an idea can’t work, ask them to give three reasons it can.
New ideas need audiences like flowers need bees. No matter how brilliant and colorful, they will die unless others work to spread them.
There is a cost to lead. True leaders are willing to pay the price: sacrifice self-interest and put their Cause ahead of themselves.
Don’t show up to prove. Show up to improve.
Effective communication starts with listening.
An excessive drive for order interrupts the beautiful chaos needed for creativity to thrive.
Pure pragmatism can’t imagine a bold future. Pure idealism can’t get anything done. It’s when the two cooperate that magic happens.
Being right doesn’t make us trustworthy. Being honest makes us trustworthy.
To be innovative, we can’t look to what others have done. The whole idea of blazing a path is that there was no path there before.
A culture is strong when people work with each other, for each other. A culture is weak when people work against each other, for themselves.
Be the leader you wish you had.
A great leader doesn’t only inspire us to have confidence in what THEY can do. A great leader inspires us to have confidence in what WE can do.
We can only truly be in charge when we are willing to let others take charge.
Success is a team sport.
Strong relationships are based on trust and communication. But if there is no communication, there can be no trust.
The goal is to feel a part of something, not just play a part in anything.
If there are people who care, there is always hope.
If we were good at everything, we would have no need for each other.
When we work on a Trusting Team, we feel safe to admit our mistakes, be honest about our shortcomings, and ask for help when we need it.
Building a strong culture is what builds a strong organization.
Don’t feel guilty accepting someone’s help.
You can achieve more with others than you can by yourself.
We know true collaboration happened when the idea can no longer be traced to one person.
Happiness comes from WHAT we do.
Fulfillment comes from WHY we do it.
Visionaries aren’t the only ones who have big ideas.
Visionaries are the ones who can clearly communicate their big ideas to others.
Those in pursuit of WHY are inspired to do what is right.
Our passions are ignited when we set out to advance a cause greater than ourselves.
Fulfillment comes when we do something to help someone else.
When we know WHY we do what we do, everything falls into place.
When we don’t, we have to push things into place.
There are only two ways to influence human behavior:
you can manipulate it or you can inspire it.
Strong leaders earn loyalty. Weak leaders demand it.
The greatest contribution of a leader is to make others leaders.
Good leaders have the ability to inspire us in their lifetime. Great leaders have the ability to inspire us beyond their lifetime.
Bad leaders care about who’s right.
Good leaders care about what’s right.
A leader without a title is better
than a title without the ability to lead.
Good leaders share the credit when things go well and take responsibility when things go badly.
Strong leaders are long on vision. Weak leaders are short on sight.
Too many modern companies have replaced a person with a number and mistakenly called that number a customer.
To ask, “What’s best for me?” is finite thinking.
To ask, “What’s best for us?” is infinite thinking.
The joy of leadership comes from seeing others achieve more than they thought they were capable of.
So goes the leader, so goes the culture.
So goes the culture, so goes the company.
For an employee to take responsibility, they must first be given it.
The more people you inspire, the more people will inspire you.
A poor leader will tell you how many people work for them. A great leader will tell you how many people they work for.
We achieve more when we chase the dream instead of the competition.
It is the weak leader that compensates by acting strong. It is the strong leader that allows people to see when they are weak.
We can contribute to a relationship. But we can’t control a relationship.
Leadership is not a license to do less. Leadership is a responsibility to do more.
There is a cost to lead. True leaders are willing to pay the price: sacrifice self-interest and put their Cause ahead of themselves.
Don’t show up to prove. Show up to improve.
Being right doesn’t make us trustworthy. Being honest makes us trustworthy.
Be the leader you wish you had.
A great leader doesn’t only inspire us to have confidence in what THEY can do. A great leader inspires us to have confidence in what WE can do.
We can only truly be in charge when we are willing to let others take charge.
There are only two ways to influence human behavior:
you can manipulate it or you can inspire it.
Strong leaders earn loyalty. Weak leaders demand it.
The greatest contribution of a leader is to make others leaders.
Good leaders have the ability to inspire us in their lifetime. Great leaders have the ability to inspire us beyond their lifetime.
Bad leaders care about who’s right.
Good leaders care about what’s right.
A leader without a title is better
than a title without the ability to lead.
Communication is not about saying what we think. Communication is about ensuring others hear what we mean.
Strong relationships are based on trust and communication. But if there is no communication, there can be no trust.
For an employee to take responsibility, they must first be given it.
A community is a group of people who agree to grow together.
We can contribute to a relationship. But we can’t control a relationship.
Don’t show up to prove. Show up to improve.
A culture is strong when people work with each other, for each other. A culture is weak when people work against each other, for themselves.
Success is a team sport.
Strong relationships are based on trust and communication. But if there is no communication, there can be no trust.
The goal is to feel a part of something, not just play a part in anything.
If we were good at everything, we would have no need for each other.
When we work on a Trusting Team, we feel safe to admit our mistakes, be honest about our shortcomings, and ask for help when we need it.
Building a strong culture is what builds a strong organization.
Don’t feel guilty accepting someone’s help.
You can achieve more with others than you can by yourself.
We know true collaboration happened when the idea can no longer be traced to one person.
Our passion lies deep in who we are, not what we do.
Most of us live our lives by accident—we live it as it happens. Fulfillment comes when we live our lives on purpose.
When we know WHY we do what we do, everything falls into place. When we don’t, we have to push things into place.
We achieve more when we chase the dream instead of the competition.
Happiness comes from WHAT we do.
Fulfillment comes from WHY we do it.
Visionaries aren’t the only ones who have big ideas.
Visionaries are the ones who can clearly communicate their big ideas to others.
Those in pursuit of WHY are inspired to do what is right.
Our passions are ignited when we set out to advance a cause greater than ourselves.
Fulfillment comes when we do something to help someone else.
When we know WHY we do what we do, everything falls into place.
When we don’t, we have to push things into place.
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A spark is something quite small and, by itself, not very powerful. But a spark has the ability to ignite. An idea is like a spark; alone it is just a set of words, but it too can ignite. A great idea can inspire others to dream bigger. Let us all work together to ignite something greater than ourselves.

Let us all be a Spark of Optimism.