The Chick-fil-A Leadercast is a leadership conference held in Atlanta. It also is simulcast live to hundreds of sites worldwide. Here is a summary of quotes form the #CFALeadercast Twitter feed (tweet author is named before the quote):
ANDY STANLEY QUOTES FROM THE CHICK-FIL-A LEADERCAST
@Dagen4Life: “Complexity is the enemy of clarity” @AndyStanley
@adammcchesney: “Growth creates complexity, which requires simplicity.” – @AndyStanley
@CFALeadercast: “What is your one-sentence job description?” -@AndyStanley
@TechRees: “If you’re the only hot dog stand in town, you’re hot dogs don’t have to be good.” – @AndyStanley
@CFALeadercast: “What are we doing? Why are we doing it? Where do I fit in?” – @andystanley
@tyancey_i3: “@CFALeadercast: “Dirty little secret of leadership: Leaders don’t always have all the answers.” – @andystanley
@markrallen: Poor delivery trumps content, if your a terrible speaker, doesn’t matter what you are saying.
@ryancvet: “The only way out is through!”
@bradbatt: Leaders know they are never the smartest person in the room! — @AndyStanley
@KristaKotrla: When you know WHY you’re doing what you’re doing, it’s more than a job… It’s a mission. @AndyStanley
@DougRasku: The less you do, the more you accomplish. The less you do, the more you enable others to accomplish. @AndyStanley
@WV_Churches: The mist in your mind will eventually become a fog in your organization. Andy Stanley
@gordonbaines: Every leader needs an escape hatch, a place to retreat and refocus @AndyStanley
@BrianKDodd: 27 #Leadership Quotes and Lessons From @AndyStanley – Live Notes From Chick-Fil-A Leadercast http://t.co/NQOoqa9mz9
DAVID ALLEN QUOTES FROM THE CHICK-FIL-A LEADERCAST
@jeno630: David Allen- “Life is really not that hard, you just can’t ignore it.”
@lerkent: You can only feel good about what you’re not doing when you know what it is you’re not doing. -David Allen
@PFIDisplays: Gold nugget of perspective: “Einstein had 24 hours a day, so did DaVinci; so do you.” Do you really need “more time”?
@starvingmysin: We need space. Space to be creative, make mistakes, and explore. This is where productivity comes from.
@Joseph_Greget: Getting Things Done is not really about getting things done, but being appropriately engaged.
@dakruhm: Leaders, give your managers enough freedom as well as direction.
@AHappySlappyinc: You are most productive when you have the room to make a mess.
@hortoncain: You’re the most productive when you have the freedom (and the room) to make a mess.
@brianbrodrick: David Allen: Chaos is not in the world it is in your head.
@bryan_schieck: How much time do you need to get a good #idea? NONE You need room in your head.
@HybrydStudioz: “You are most productive/creative when you start clean and have the room to make a mess.” #DavidAllen
@DreamGirl914: “Nature does not hurry yet everything is accomplished @gtdguy
@elle_wenaas: Mind like water. Water doesn’t get mad at you because you disturbed its calm. David Allen
@stevenwichern: Simply Lead “If you do not know what you are doing, you are going to have a hard time doing it.”
@OritSklar: David Allen (@gtdguy): Inverse relationship between “on your mind” and “getting it done”
@anthonystauffer: “I know Bach didn’t have email but he had 20 kids. Take your pick “ – @gtdguy
@teresakr: “You are not your work but your work will run you if you let it.” David Allen
@RobJacobs_: Pay attention to what has your attention -@gtdguy
@DavinBenavides: “Key #1 Capture your thinking…Take time to clear your mind by getting ideas out of your mind and on paper.” – David Allen
@ErikJFisher: Common ‘Getting Things Done’ obstacles & how to overcome them – w/ @GTDGuy David Allen http://t.co/ikr63U68iz
@k_adelsberger: If you don’t give appropriate attention to what needs your attention.it will.end up taking much more of your time.
@maeganhamner: “Pay attention to what has your attention.” – @gtdguy
@ErikJFisher: This David allen talk is his @TEDTalk found here: http://t.co/mMwLSavYYK
SANYA RICHARDS-ROSS QUOTES FROM THE CHICK-FIL-A LEADERCAST
@TRC_Staffing: Sonya Richards-Ross!! 4 time Olympic gold medalist!
@nweakly: Chills reliving @SanyaRichiRoss win Olympic gold. Inspiring hearing her strength in shoving aside the inner critic to focus.
@Jhoodmartin: @SanyaRichiRoss wants to compete in another Olympic game & will not let injury keep her from making the team. Training is key
@dawnzimmerman: When self doubt comes, say no and push through. That’s how gold is won.
@fsucurran: Proper preparation allows you to focus on execution during the actual event. -Sonya Richards-Ross
@tmblogos: The way to execution in chaos is to live it in your mind with focus first. Sanya Richards-Ross
@CFALeadercast: “There will always be distractions. Focus on your goals until you reach them.” -@SanyaRichiRoss
@mikesipplejr: In a moment of self-doubt change your focus. Do not give in to fears and past memories @SanyaRichiRoss
@karenswhite717: I’m not giving in to fears or past memories–good advice Santa Richards-Ross.
@get_hope: Set BIG goals. Recognize there will always be noise but find your center. @SanyaRichiRoss
@WilliamAttaway: “Focus on the victory instead of on everything that could go wrong.” –Sanya Richards-Ross
@CoachKecia: You may not be an Olympic athlete but you are a corporate athlete
HENRY CLOUD QUOTES FROM THE CHICK-FIL-A LEADERCAST
@CULeaders: Sometimes the season has passed and you need to take the hard step and pull the plug. @DrHenryCloud
@summerjoy: Sometimes as leaders we get so attached to processess/products/ideas that we can’t see when it’s time to let them go.
@ValeriePlis: Sometimes you have to say no to the good to make room for the GREAT!!
@coachpride: As a leader, the 1st boundary you need to create simplicity is necessary endings! Dr. Henry Cloud
@hodgiemyson: We are obsessed about finding the right plan when we really need to find the right people. Henry Cloud
@r_l_stewart: “A co-dependent is someone who, right before he dies, someone else’s life flashes before his eyes” #DrHenryCloud
@americaleads: Bring necessary endings to wrong decisions. Dr. Henry Cloud
@MoJoCMO: @DrHenryCloud – Theres a horder pattern in business / leaders think they need to be the “source” of everything – let go.
@dhovismb: Takes courage to clip & prune, but its necessary in order to bloom @DrHenryCloud
@TJCARITHERSJR: If you are on the wrong road, you cannot hope it becomes the right one. @DrHenryCloud
@philiprood: “Creating the plan is the easy work. Getting people to effectively work the plan is the real work.” – @DrHenryCloud
@citydentalcc: “@mattboone: Opportunities become threats when there are no boundaries @DrHenryCloud
@wildpoet: “Yesterday is gone, lets have a little funeral, move on and do something new.” Henry Cloud
@Leadershipfreak: Leaders help attend to what’s relevant and ignore what isn’t. via @drhenrycloud
@ChickfilA: If everything is important, then nothing is important. via @DrHenryCloud
@BrianKDodd: 25 Leadership Quotes From Henry Cloud – Live Notes From Chick-Fil-A Leadercast http://t.co/5XThmQ66So
JOHN MAXWELL QUOTES FROM THE CHICK-FIL-A LEADERCAST
@GreatDayFarms: It doesn’t start with simple, it starts with simplicity. – John Maxwell
@Schipped: Geniuses take the complicated and reduce it to the simple. Subtraction can be more effective than addition.
@HSVchicsquad: Shallow + Fast, Deep + Slow, or Deep and Fast? Pick one @JohnCMaxwell
@HSVchicsquad: Deep and Fast is what you want in your leadership, your business, your relationship @JohnCMaxwell
@M_Mangan: “Are leaders born?” Of course they are! I’ve never met an unborn leader! I don’t want to! – @JohnCMaxwell
@CFALeadercast: “Leadership is influence. Nothing more. Nothing less.” – @JohnCMaxwell
@jamieandcheryl: Experience is not the best teacher. We all know people that are getting older, but they’re not getting better. @JohnCMaxwell
@FranciscoM75: “Business schools reward complex behavior but it’s the simple behavior that makes you successful in life” – @JohnCMaxwell
@pastor2pastors: Connectors do the difficult work of keeping it simple. Don’t confuse simple with simplistic! @JohnCMaxwell
@bjengland: An educator takes something simple and makes it complex, A communicator takes something complex and makes simple J. Maxwell
@joshuapotter: Just because you’re in a position of leadership doesn’t mean you’re a good leader. – @JohnCMaxwell
@CFALeadercast: “Leadership is simple: Add value to people everyday.” – @JohnCMaxwell
@rockpointcc: RT @FTFChatt: You do not have influence in your weaknesses. You have influence in your strengths. @JohnCMaxwell
@EMAshley: I can’t make everyone happy. I’m a leader, not a clown. @JohnCMaxwell
@summerjoy: “A communicator takes what is complex and makes it simple.” @JohnCMaxwell
@ajl3photo: @JohnCMaxwell “An educator takes something simple and makes it complex.” Could you come talk to my professors?
@SarahRWard: John Maxwell should do movie trailer voice overs!!!
@ChickfilA: Notes from @JohnCMaxwell’s session @CFALeadercast. #cfaleadercast #simplylead http://t.co/vMCrMNg9zA
JACK WELCH QUOTES FROM THE CHICK-FIL-A LEADERCAST
@jAdamRobertson: When your boss asks you to do something, OVER-deliver! @jack_welch
@Ryan_Eller: Find your mouthwash, something you are passionate about, and run with it. – Jack Welch
@DentalButterfly: “The team that fields the best players wins!“~Jack Welch
@JonPlotner: Rules don’t lead; standards do. Rules define our behavior. Standards are beliefs that we own.
@OritSklar: Welch calls b-schools “Fat, lazy institutions that charge too much money.
@FranciscoM75: “Every great leader has a generosity gene.” – @jack_welch
@i2ileadership: “Make your boss smarter than they are and you will become indispensable.” – Jack Welch
@ElvisMoyaTTU: Re: Work Atmosphere –> “You ought to love to be here, but be ready to leave” – Jack Welch
@DetStartupLaw: Have healthy skepticism and fear BUT go for it!! – Jack Welch
@lanica_williams: Jack Welch’s keys to success: 1) Love what you’re doing, or you’re never going to win. 2) ALWAYS OVER-DELIVER
@AHappySlappyinc: This level of passion from @jack_welch is giving me life and a new perspective on work and performance.
@hartlife: Wow! Jack Welch is 77 and filled with passion and looking forward to the future. And, still innovating! Awesome!
@summerjoy: Self-confidence, simplicity and speed. Three great qualities in leadership. @jack_welch
@jaystephany: Too many leaders are DOING when they need to be TEACHING.-Jack Welch
@CHS_Mr_F: Jack Welch GE CEO says free online education will revolutionize education. Esp. Those schools who charge 2 much for 2 little
@SCFireRecruiter: “Work all the time to bring new insights to the job” @jack_welch
@nvyoung: To become a great leader, love what you do and over deliver on what you do. That is how to succeed – Jack Welch
@WichitaLeads: “Create a whole new education for your boss. Make him smarter than he was before he met you.” Jack Welsh.
@Jason_Moore: You have no right to call yourself a manager if your employees don’t know where they stand. –Jack welch
@ladywriterib: A good personnel move is worth a thousand speeches. @jack_welch
@jimcarlson: High performing jerks destroy companies. Jack Welch
@SkinCareTLH: You’ve got to love what you’re doing or you’re never going to win. @jack_welch
@mztrsinbad: As a leader you’re never as good and never as bad as the people paint you. #jackwelch
@jaystephany: “What is a budget review? A personal review with numbers” -Jack Welch
@OritSklar: Jack Welch: Spent 70% of time teaching leaders; the team that fields the best players wins.
@blairsteve: Lack of transparency is the cruelest form of management. -Jack Welch
@TcaccTri: Be deeply interested in your people. The generosity gene is in every leader…promote, develop your team. – Jack Welch
@adammcchesney: “If you have self confident leaders, they will hire self confident players. Then the whole Team gets upgraded!” – Jack Welch
@jpurpero: “If you don’t like people…this job stinks.” @jack_welch
@marksastre: Jack Welch, GE CEO: “if you weren’t currently in your business, would you get into your business today?” Know where you stand
MIKE KRZYZEWSKI QUOTES FROM THE CHICK-FIL-A LEADERCAST
@saggy311: Rules are externally applied but standards are internally owned – Coach K
@cdowsley: Don’t focus on winning, develop a culture of success – Coach K
@nateboettcher: Being an outstanding leader is an everyday thing. Coach K
@JonPlotner: A good leader puts his people in a position to be successful all the time. – Coach K
@georgepowell: Leaders create an environment that is conducive to success #Coach
@tobyross04: A good leader recognizes that no job is too low for him; every job/role is important. @dukebasketball
@jacquiepco: In order to learn you have to get out if your comfort zone. ~Coach K
@JedidiahAJ: The most important thing about leadership is : communication
@timage: Two is better than one when two perform as one. -Coach K
@CFALeadercast: “Never delegate. Always empower.” – Mike Krzyzewski
@RandyYoungblood: “Every job in our organization is a job you should be willing to do“. @MikeKrzyzewski
@k_adelsberger: When you say something is important you back it up with a personal move
@JedidiahAJ: Rules don’t lead, standards are the way to make your team own it!
@ericndavis: “Develop standards not rules in your team.” – Coach K
@LeadersNW: “Follow your courage.” – Mike Krzyzewski
@tararumler: @NowGen: “You have to teach resilience to the younger generation now more than ever.” – Coach K
@CFALeadercast: “As a leader you can get sidetracked but you have to complete your mission” -Mike Krzyzewski
VARIOUS QUOTES AND RESOURCES QUOTES FROM THE CHICK-FIL-A LEADERCAST
@pchapman17_9: “You don’t have to make anything new, just cultivate what’s already been done.” @markhhcc
@dadfpem: Getting things done-er with Tripp &Tyler: use CD spool as bagel transporter
@BENKOLARCIK: #Leadership sets the tone. It doesn’t echo it.
@jtdeyton: “@ATLmission: “Humility is aspiring to surround yourself with people smarter than you.”
@CDavidDaniels: Getting things done is not really about getting things done. Appropriate engagement is.
@ECCU: Advanced Budgeting resources – http://t.co/gtE6RB9oWA @withmarkljones
@mikesipplejr: Do your employees have your back? Well – do you have theirs?
@mikew3352: Hire for culture not just competency – Thompson
@tylerkepiro: When we have too much control but not enough perspective we become a micromanager.
@wlamb88: Chaos is being driven by latest and loudest. Leaders identify calm in chaos.
@daveraley: #CLA2013 if you missed my #MOBILE strategy session, I just blogged an excerpt here: http://t.co/GI1PwxmtPJ
@417gary: Instead of Chick Fila looks like today’s Leadercast is sponsored by Maybelline. Makeup on the speakers is over the top.
@JenniferEinolf: Perspective and control are the two elements of self management David Allen
@dhoernsch: Worst thing: Drinking coffee, water, then diet coke but not wanting to miss a minute of #CFALeadercast to use the bathroom.
@OffTheWallSM: RT: The awkward moment at a simulcast when you’re not sure if you should clap for the speaker or not… HA!
@caleb_santos: Why do I have a strong urge to eat @ChickfilA for lunch?
@ElvisMoyaTTU: “Everyone has a tactical reserve to improve that little bit. You have one more inch.” @RorkeDenver
@FTFChatt: As leaders, people at a minimum will mimic your behavior.- @RorkeDenver So how are you leading in your family?
@summerjoy: “Calm is contagious. Panic is contagious. Stupid is contagious.” @RorkeDenver
@mistywgilbert: Being a good communicator is being a good teacher. You have to explain the logic step by step. #Condoleezza Rice
@Leadershipfreak: Schedule your relaxation time. via Condoleezza Rice
@CFALeadercast: Incredible story of Caine’s Arcade shared by Nirvan Mullick (@nirvan) http://t.co/2yHJo9YoTd
@BeLegendary1: Watch this for the best 10 minutes of your day… http://t.co/mfS1qsxP9N Caines Arcade