Robin Sharma is the founder of Sharma Leadership International Inc. (SLI), a global consultancy with a focus on helping organizations develop employees Lead Without a Title. Robin is known for 12 books; including “The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari (HarperCollins), The Greatness Guide (HarperCollins) and “The Leader Who Had No Title: A Modern Fable On Real Success in Business and in Life” (Simon and Schuster). His latest book is “The Secret Letters of The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari”.
Most of these leadership and productive living quotes were taking from the Robin Sharma blog;
1. Lead you first. You can’t help others reach for their highest potential until you’re in the process of reaching for yours.
2. Study for an hour a day. Double your learning and you’ll triple your success.
3. Leadership’s no longer about position. Now, it’s about passion. And having an impact through the genius-level work that you do.
4. Get serious about gratitude.
5. Remember that leadership is about influence and impact, not title and accolades.
6. Do your best work by delivering more value than anyone could ever expect from you.
7. Shift from being busy to achieving results.
8. Never miss a moment to celebrate another.
9. Focus on people’s strengths vs. obsessing around their weaknesses.
10. Remarkable Entrepreneurs understand that an addiction to distraction is the death of creative production
11. You need to feel like you are extraordinary before you can become extraordinary.
12. Strong roots eventually yield great success.
13. Excellent leaders run their own race. Leadership isn’t about following the mob and being like everyone else. That’s followership.
14. A problem’s only a problem if you choose to process it as a problem.
15. To double your income, triple your rate of learning (and personal growth).
16. Not only do each of us have the potential to be leaders – we each have the potential to be creative. Massively.
17. Do your best work by allowing your passion to see the light of day.
18. We are all here for some special reason. Stop being a prisoner of your past. Become the architect of your future.
19. Your “I CAN” is more important than your IQ
20. The smallest of actions is always better than the noblest of intentions.
21. Leaders run marathons, not sprints. They are in it for the long run.
22. Leaders leave others better than they found them.
23. Leaders accept absolute personal responsibility.
24. Leaders are ferociously curious.
25. The chattering voice of fear in our heads stops us from playing big.
26. Remember that life wants you to win. So get out of your own way.
27. Remember that the more you go to your limits, the more your limits will expand.
28. Be obsessed with learning and self-development.
29. Take an intelligent risk every 24 hours. No try-No Win.