Catalyst Quotes

Compiled by Alex Pena ~ ‘Catalyst’: “to spark, to ignite, energize, mobilize; something that accelerates a reaction (DDI)." Thought-provoking & motivational quotes and stories for you to read, reflect on and move forward in making creative and positive changes in your life.

“Ten Secrets for Success & Five Practices on Leadership”


Tips/Secrets for Success in the Workplace –

1.      “No matter what the situation, always act as you think the chairman would act.”

2.      “Think big … act big … and big things happen.”

3.      “Your example is more important than your advice.”

4.      “The carrot is a hundred times more effective than the stick, and you don’t have to worry about being hit back.”

5.      “One of the biggest mistakes you can make in business is to not compliment your employees — often.”

6.      “Leadership is action, not position.”

7.      “Treat your employees as you treat your boss.”

8.      “Never let what you can’t do interfere with what you can do.”

9.      “Reward employees who have good ideas.  It’s contagious.”

10.   “Worry about the careers of those who work for you and then yours will thrive.”  (Why Climb the Corporate Ladder When You Can Take the Elevator:  500 Secrets for Success in Business, John M. Capozzi)



“The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership –

     1.      Model the Way

     2.      Inspire a Shared Vision

     3.      Challenge the Process

     4.      Enable Others to Act

     5.      Encourage the Heart”             (James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner)


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