Posted by Big Ron on June 28, 21 at 14:39:23:
In Reply to: Re: Is Boyd being set up to take one for the team? posted by Redding Devil on June 28, 21 at 12:33:07:
Peter Principle, Peter Prescription, Robert Townsend Up the Organization. I was a sucker for all those books.
Some of my favorites -
People are already doing the best they can.
It is wise to remember that you are one of those who can be fooled some of the time.
Organizations generally require a different set of skills to get a job than what is needed to excel within the job. Government is the biggest abuser. The skills required to run a great political campaign have little to do with the skills required to govern.
Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on or by imbeciles who really mean it.
There are two kinds of failures: those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought.
Getting there isn't half the fun - it's all the fun. - Robert Townsend
True leadership must be for the benefit of the followers, not the enrichment of the leaders. - Robert Townsend
If you have to have a policy manual, publish the 'Ten Commandments.' - Robert Townsend
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