Colin Powell

Colin Powell

American civil servant, former U.S. Secretary of State
Every organization needs to be introspective, transparent, and honest with itself. This only works if everyone is unified on the goals and purposes of the organization and there is trust within the team. High-performing, successful organizations build cultures of introspection and trust and never lose sight of their purpose.More Colin Powell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Some of the generals are saying, 'We're making progress. We are clearing an area.' But you really don't defeat the Taliban by clearing an area. They move.More Colin Powell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I can't deny that it will be a historic event for an African-American to become president. And should that happen, all Americans should be proud - not just African-Americans, but all Americans - that we have reached this point in our national history where such a thing could happen. It will also not only electrify our country, I think it'll electrify the world.More Colin Powell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Today I can declare my hope and declare it from the bottom of my heart that we will eventually see the time when that number of nuclear weapons is down to zero and the world is a much better place.More Colin Powell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Always be looking for that which you do well and that which you love doing, and when you find those two things together — man, you got it.More Colin Powell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Colin
Powell, once USA's highest ranking
military officer, (now Secretary of
State), loves to relate this
incident from his Vietnam days. It shows the
importance of clear
objectives.

Finding an outpost at a very vulnerable spot, Powell
decided to
investigate why it was location was chosen. He was assured
that it was a very
important outpost.
"What's it's
mission?"
" To protect the airfield!"
"What's the airfield here
for?"
"To resupply the outpost!"More Military jokes Jokes about Colin Powell [01/01/2018 12:01:01]

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