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Jack Welch

Jack Welch turned GE into one of the largest and most admired companies in the world. He utilized mainly a human process to drive change through GE's vast organization.

 

Lessons from Jack Welch

Don't Manage, Lead

Articulate Your Vision

What It Takes To Be a Great Corporate Leader

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Giving people self-confidence is by far the most important thing that I can do. Because then they will act.

Jack Welch Leadership quotes: The world will not belong to 'managers' or those who can make the numbers dance. The world will belong to passionate, driven leaders  people who not only have enormous amounts of energy but who can energize those whom they lead.

 

 

If you pick the right people and give them the opportunity to spread their wings and put compensation as a carrier behind it you almost don't have to manage them.

Willingness to change is a strength, even if it means plunging part of the company into total confusion for a while.

  The idea flow from the human spirit is absolutely unlimited. All you have to do is tap into that well.

Change before you have to.

Getting great talent, giving them all the support in the world, and letting them run is the whole management philosophy of GE.

The essence of competitiveness is liberated when we make people believe that what they think and do is important and then get out of their way while they do it.

An overburdened, overstretched executive is the best executive, because he or she doesn't have the time to meddle, to deal in trivia, to bother people.

Leading a big company... means never allowing a company to take itself too seriously, and reminding itself constantly... that yesterday's press clippings often wrap today's fish.

My main job was developing talent. I was a gardener providing water and other nourishment to our top 750 people. Of course, I had to pull out some weeds, too.

The world will not belong to 'managers' or those who can make the numbers dance. The world will belong to passionate, driven leaders people who not only have enormous amounts of energy but who can energize those whom they lead.