Above all, believe that anything is possible.
--Sam Brocato and the employees of
Brocato International and Lockworks
"I will lead you." Earn your people's trust. Share the vision. Develop the plan and delegate responsibilities. Foster their selfconfidence. Motivate. Teach. Persevere. Lead by example.
"One free man who owns his own home will fight harder than ten hired soldiers." Take ownership of your company. Accept responsibility for creating profit. Fight adversity to accomplish company goals.
"The forest will provide." Look to your existing surroundings for provisions. Be innovative in your thinking. Pool your creative talents to outwit the competition.
"We must stop fighting amongst ourselves!" Work together to overcome adversity. Fight for a common cause. A manager is of no value without his/her front-line people.
"I am not one of your kind, but I will stand side by side with this man and fight 'til the end." Be loyal to your company and be willing to go the extra mile.
"No man controls my destiny." Search to find what drives you and feed off of that for your energy. Continuously surround yourself with positive motivating forces.
"Nobility is not a birthright. It is determined by your actions." Win the respect of your employees, colleagues, and clients through your actions.
"Did I wrong you in another life? Where does this intolerable hatred come from?" Keep the lines of communication open between fellow workers, clients, and business partners.