The tribal wisdom of the Dakota Indians, passed on from one generation to the next, says that when you discover you are riding a dead horse, the best strategy is to dismount.
However, in modern business, because of the heavy investment factors to be taken into
consideration, often other strategies have to be tried with dead horses, including the
1. Buying a stronger whip.
2. Changing riders.
3. Threatening the horse with termination.
4. Appointing a committee to study the horse.
5. Arranging to visit other sites to see how they ride dead horses.
6. Lowering the standards so that dead horses can be included.
7. Appointing an intervention team to reanimate the dead horse.
8. Creating a training session to increase the riders load share.
9. Reclassifying the dead horse as living-impaired.
10. Change the form so that it reads: “This horse is not dead.”
11. Hire outside contractors to ride the dead horse.
12. Harness several dead horses together for increased speed.
13. Donate the dead horse to a recognized charity, thereby deducting its full original
14. Providing additional funding to increase the horse’s performance.
15. Do a time management study to see if the lighter riders would improve productivity.
16. Purchase an after-market product to make dead horses run faster.
17. Declare that a dead horse has lower overhead and therefore performs better.
18. Form a quality focus group to find profitable uses for dead horses.
19. Rewrite the expected performance requirements for horses.
20. Promote the dead horse to a supervisory position.
I should like to be a horse. - Queen Elizabeth II
You manage things; you lead people. - Grace M Hopper
Call others into leadership with you. - Jacobia Solomon
Use a little of your horse's sense. - Archie Bunker
What Washington needs is adult supervision. - Barack Obama
Behind leadership there is always a person. - Unknown
Lend a horse, and you may have back his skin. - English Proverb
A unicorn is just a horse with a point of view. - Ron Sexsmith
Panic plays no part in the training of a nurse. - Elizabeth Kenny
The supreme quality of leadership is integrity. - Dwight D Eisenhower
Greatness is a road leading towards the unknown. - Charles de Gaulle
The old horse in the stable still yearns to run. - Mongolian Proverb
Marry me and I'll never look at another horse! - Groucho Marx
Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny. - Kin Hubbard
Management is nothing more than motivating people. - Lee Iacocca
Trust should be the basis for all our moral training. - Robert Baden-Powell
Leading your family is a lot tougher than basketball. - Giannis Antetokounmpo
The art of communication is the language of leadership. - James Humes
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other. - John F Kennedy
Life is like a horse - either you ride it or it rides you. - Unknown
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise. - Woodrow Wilson
The only way I can get a leading-man role is if I write it. - John Cleese
Germlish: Training done using a mixture of English & German - Daffynitions joe-ks.com
Horse Manure: 50p per pre-packed bag. 20p - do it your self. - Unknown
Management is a practice where art, science, and craft meet. - Henry Mintzberg
Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality. - Warren G Bennis
You can't create greater followers under poor leadership. - Unknown
Your fences need to be horse-high, pig-tight, and bull-strong. - Unknown
Leadership is unlocking people's potential to become better. - Bill Bradley
The true test of leadership is how well you function in a crisis. - Brian Tracy
Leadership, like swimming, cannot be learned by reading about it. - Henry Mintzberg
Philosophy: A route of many roads leading from nowhere to nothing. - Ambrose Bierce
Reality: The leading cause of stress among those in touch with it. - Lily Tomlin
Creative minds have been known to survive any sort of bad training. - Anna Freud
A lame cat is better than a swift horse when rats infest the palace. - Chinese Proverb
Leaders inspire. They aren't assigned leadership. They command it. - Dr. Phil McGraw
All music is folk music. I ain't never heard no horse sing a song. - Louis Armstrong
It's too late to close the stable door after the horse has bolted. - French Proverb
Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things. - Peter F Drucker
Without initiative, leaders are simply workers in leadership positions. - Bo Bennett
Leadership consists of picking good men and helping them do their best. - Chester W Mimitz
The art of leadership is saying no, not yes. It is very easy to say yes. - Tony Blair
To err is human. To blame it on somebody else shows management potential. - Unknown
The best time management strategy: don't find the time, find the why. - Chris Guillebeau
The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership. - Harvey S Firestone
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers. - Ralph Nader
Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people. - WC Fields
Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions. - Harold S Geneen
Be stubbornly committed to your team, but flexible in your leadership style. - Jo Miller
It's hard to lead a cavalry charge if you think you look funny on a horse. - Adlai Stevenson
Leadership is the ability to get extraordinary achievement from ordinary people. - Brian Tracy
Leadership is the art of giving people a platform for spreading ideas that work. - Seth Godin
Skateboarding is training, but I don't think of it as training. It's fun. - Shaun White
You do not lead by hitting people over the head; that is assault, not leadership. - Dwight D Eisenhower
Take care to sell your horse before he dies. The art of life is passing losses on. - Robert Frost
You can only go as high on the leadership ladder as your character will allow you. - John C Maxwell
To God I speak Spanish, to women Italian, to men French, and to my horse - German. - Emperor Charles V
Leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people. - Mahatma Gandhi
Vanity can create a very cruel space for you if you don't know how to manage it. - Lady Gaga
You've got to concentrate on one idea. You can't ride a horse with two asses. - Joe Segal
A horse gallops with his lungs, perseveres with his heart, and wins with his character. - Tesio
Good management consists in showing average people how to do the work of superior people. - John Rockefeller
One of the worst things that can happen in life is to win a bet on a horse at an early age. - Danny McGoorty
Leadership is all about influence and everything rises and falls on leadership... everything. - John C Maxwell
The heart of good leadership is sacrifice. If you want to grow an organization - grow leaders. - John C Maxwell
It is not best that we should all think alike; it is differences of opinion that make horse races. - Mark Twain
Leadership does not mean getting people to do their job. It means getting people to do their best. - Unknown
A definite purpose, like blinders on a horse, inevitably narrows its possessor's point of view. - Robert Frost
The one quality that can be developed by studious reflection and practice is the leadership of men. - Dwight D Eisenhower
The role of leadership is to transform the complex situation into small pieces and prioritize them. - Carlos Ghosn
One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency. - Arnold H. Glasow
Leaders come in two flavors: expanders and containers. The best leadership teams have a mix of both. - Barbara Corcoran
When Henry Ford made cheap, reliable cars people said, 'Nah, what's wrong with a horse?' - Elon Musk
It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive, but those who can best manage change. - Charles Darwin
Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out. - Stephen Covey
I was training to be an electrician. I suppose I got wired the wrong way round somewhere along the line. - Elvis Presley
Charity is not like feeding pigeons in the square. It is a process that requires professional management. - Roman Abramovich
I believe that if ever I had to practice cannibalism, I might manage if there were enough tarragon around. - James Beard
Drag your thoughts away from your troubles... by the ears, by the heels, or any other way you can manage it. - Mark Twain
Leadership is the special quality which enables people to stand up and pull the rest of us over the horizon. - James L Fisher
The best leaders identify what promises they are being held to, manage expectations, and honor those promises. - Bob Anderson
The most ineffective workers are systematically moved to the place where they can do the least damage: management. - Scott Adams
Basketball develops individuality, initiative, and leadership. Now get out there and do exactly what I tell you to. - Dick Vitale
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success. - Dale Carnegie
Do you ever get halfway through eating a horse and go, 'You know, I'm not as hungry as I thought I was'? - Tim Vinel
Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on the pugilist: it reduces him to his fighting weight. - Josh Billings
Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making sure that impact lasts in your absence. - Unknown
Trying to manage diabetes is hard because if you don't, there are consequences you'll have to deal with later in life. - Bryan Adams
Cut out the free feed for the boss hogs at the public trough and the spill-over they've been leaving us. We'll manage. - Paul Harvey
When you're young and you fall off a horse, you may break something. When you're my age and you fall off, you splatter. - Roy Rogers
I hated every minute of training, but I said, "Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion." - Muhammad Ali
Leadership is all about caring, daring and sharing. Caring for people, Daring to Act fearlessly, and Sharing the success with all. - Sujit Lalwani
The workers' and peasants' government proposes to all warring peoples... negotiations leading to a just, democratic peace. - Lenin
I hope you have not been leading a double life, pretending to be wicked and being really good all the time. That would be hypocrisy. - Oscar Wilde
The conventional definition of management is getting work done through people, but real management is developing people through work. - Agha Hasan Abedi
The talk you hear about adapting to change is not only stupid, it's dangerous. The only way you can manage change is to create it. - Peter F Drucker
In a world of complex threats, our security and leadership depends on all elements of our power - including strong and principled diplomacy. - Barack Obama
Leadership development is not an 'event.' It's a capacity-building endeavor. It's a process of human growth and development. - Linda F Thornton
One of the most important leadership lessons is realizing you're not the most important or the most intelligent person in the room at all times. - Mario Batall
Regarded simply as a politician, and compared with the other leading political figures of our time, how clean a smell he has managed to leave behind. - Mahatma Gandhi
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