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Catalyst Live Blogging: Andy Stanley

Catalyst Live Blogging: Andy Stanley

Recent Random Thoughts on Leadership

“To reach people no one else is reaching, we must do things no one else is doing.” – Craig Groeschel

Take Away: Become Preoccupied with those you haven’t __ as opposed to those you are trying to

“The Next Generation product almost never comes from the previous generation” – Focus, Al Reis

Take Away: Be a student, not a critic

The things you understand the least will often be the easiest to criticize

“What do I believe is impossible to do in my field, but if it could be done would fundamentally change my business?” – Future Edge/The Paradigm Book, Joel Barker

Take Away:Pay attention to the people who are breaking the rules

“If we got kicked out and the board brought in a new CEO, what would he do? Why shouldn’t we walk out the door, come back in, and do it ourselves?” – Only the Paranoid Survive, Andy Grove

Take Away: Acknowledge what’s not working and own up to why you are unable to do anything about it.

“When your memories exceed your dreams, the end is near” – Michael Hammer

Take Away:Don’t let the past overshadow your future.


Brad Ruggles is blogging live from Catalyst 2008.

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