My Favorite Quotes from the 2016 Global Leadership Summit

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from Bill Hybels

“An organization will only ever be as healthy as the top leader wants it to be.”

“It is cruel and unusual punishment to employ someone and not tell them how they’re doing.”

“It is an illusion that you can carry ever increasing levels of speed & simultaneously maintain the health of your soul.”


from Melinda Gates

“If you want to make a difference you have to let your heart break.”


from Jossy Chacko

“Faithfulness is not keeping what you’ve been given. It’s taking what you’ve been given and multiplying it.”

“When people hear your vision they should know the size and scale of your God.”

“Leadership is all about giving people wise chances and giving people opportunities.”

“Without taking risk it is impossible to please God. Risk and faith is the same thing.”


from Patrick Lencioni

“This is a golden age for leadership if you are a leader and a follower of Jesus.”


from Chris McChesney

“There will always be more good ideas than capacity to execute.”

“Execution doesn’t like complexity. The 2 best friends of execution are simplicity and transparency.”


from John C. Maxwell

“There is a thin line in leadership between motivating people and manipulating people.”

“People have uphill hopes but downhill habits.”


from T.D. Jakes

“If you’re not doing anything that scares you, you’ve outgrown yourself.”

“You have to tear down the natural propensity that exists within us to remain comfortable.”


from Danielle Strickland

“True humility is agreeing with God about who you are.”





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Scott Cochrane

Lifelong learner, practitioner and coach of leadership, across more than 50 countries. Follower of Jesus, husband of Nora, grateful parent and grandparent.


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