25 Total Quotes

Rosabeth Kanter Quotes

Ambivalence about family responsibilities has a long history in the corporate world.
Rosabeth Kanter
#American Businessman #Family

To stay ahead, you must have your next idea waiting in the wings.
Rosabeth Kanter
#American Businessman

People often resist change for reasons that make good sense to them, even if those reasons don't correspond to organizational goals. So it is crucial to recognize, reward, and celebrate accomplishments.
Rosabeth Kanter
#Achievement

A vision is not just a picture of what could be; it is an appeal to our better selves, a call to become something more.
Rosabeth Kanter
#American Businessman #Vision

Leaders must pick causes they won't abandon easily, remain committed despite setbacks, and communicate their big ideas over and over again in every encounter.
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#American Businessman #Causes

Mindless habitual behavior is the enemy of innovation.
Rosabeth Kanter
#American Businessman #Behavior

A great idea is not enough.
Rosabeth Kanter
#American Businessman

Too many people let others stand in their way and don't go back for one more try.
Rosabeth Kanter
#People #American Businessman

Companies used to be able to function with autocratic bosses. We don't live in that world anymore.
Rosabeth Kanter
#American Businessman

Cheap labor is not going to be the way we compete in the United States. It's going to be brain power.
Rosabeth Kanter
#American Businessman #Labor

I've found that small wins, small projects, small differences often make huge differences,
Rosabeth Kanter
#Projects

I was determined to achieve the total freedom that our history lessons taught us we were entitled to, no matter what the sacrifice.
Rosabeth Kanter
#American Businessman #Freedom

Leaders deliver confidence, that's what they do. They make decisions, they set strategy, they do all the technical stuff, but they also have to make people feel confident that their efforts will pay off.
Rosabeth Kanter
#Confidence

The Martha Stewart trial makes clear how far women have risen in the business world. America can be proud of our equal-opportunity prosecution and conviction,
Rosabeth Kanter
#America

The point of new venturing is to stimulate a range of ideas that build corporate resilience -- the ability to keep enriching core businesses by incorporating new modes (whether products, distribution channels, or markets) while discovering potential new directions that might not only be internal ventures but also an acquisition or an alliance.
Rosabeth Kanter
#Ability

Power is the ability to get things done.
Rosabeth Kanter
#Ability #American Businessman

The goal of winning is not losing two times in a row.
Rosabeth Kanter
#American Businessman