"The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born -
that there is a genetic factor to leadership. This myth asserts that
people simply either have certain charismatic qualities or not.
That's nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made
rather than born."
Warren G. Bennis Character |
More Common Traits of a Coach |
"A leader takes people where they want to go.
A great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go,
but ought to be."
Rosalynn Carter Great |
"To lead people, walk beside them ...
As for the best leaders, the people do not notice their existence.
The next best, the people honor and praise.
The next, the people fear; and the next, the people hate ...
When the best leader's work is done the people say,
'We did it ourselves!'"
Lao-tsu Fear |
And it falls to a true leader to see to it that his or
her people have an inspiring vision to pursue."
Bill Byrd, Sweet Success 12 Proven Habits of Winning Leaders Inspiring |
"All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common:
it was the willingness to confront unequivocally the major
anxiety of their people in their time. This, and not much else, is the
essence of leadership."
John Kenneth Galbraith Stress |