Leadership Quotes Page 2

"A leader knows what's best to do; a manager knows merely how best to do it." Ken Adelman
Wise   |  


"A leader can only be successful if he knows how to listen in a helpful way. A great leader will never punish someone for having concerns or being a bit behind." Brian Cagneey, Coaching: How To Influence Your Team With Coaching Skills, Leadership Skills And Coaching Questions
Inspirational Quotes  |  


A good leader must be willing and able to make difficult decisions in high-pressure situations. Ace McCloud
"A good leader must be willing and able to make difficult decisions in high-pressure situations." Ace McCloud, Coaching: Coaching Strategies
Decision   |  


"As a team leader, the group manager, or the coach of your team, you represent your team and with all honesty, you are only as good as your team." John Popovich, Coaching Executing 10 Key Coaching Strategies That Will Motivate And Inspire Your Team
Coaching   |  


"Leadership is about your ability to create a culture in which your team can deliver remarkable results and love doing it." George B. Bradt; Jayme A. Check; John A Lawler, The New Leader's 100-Day Action Plan
Words of Encouragement   |  


"Being a leader is about making decisions that put you in the position to influence and inspire." Angie Morgan, Leading from the Front: No-Excuse Leadership Tactics for Women
Influence   |  


"People must be able to tell that the leadership of the company is truly committed and passionate about the Customer experience." John R. DiJulius III, The Customer Service Revolution
Commitment   |  


Among the great challenges facing any leader is growing and tapping other people's full capacity. Paul G. Stoltz PhD
"Among the great challenges facing any leader is growing and tapping other people's full capacity." Paul G. Stoltz PhD, . Adversity Quotient Work: Finding Your Hidden Capacity For Getting Things Done
Challenge   |  


". . . the most effective leaders continuously ously strive to bring together the right people, give them the finest tools, and inspire them to deliver unforgettable customer service." Bill Capodagli and Lynn Jackson
Customer Service   |  


"I personally believe that learning how to handle your worst customer situations is the single most important skill you can learn in your career, and that teaching your team these skills is the surest way to succeed as a leader." Richard S, Gallagher, The Customer Service Survival Kit: What to Say to Defuse Even the Worst Customer Situations
Teacher   |  


"But the person who has technical knowledge plus the ability to express ideas, to assume leadership, and to arouse enthusiasm among people - that person is headed for higher earning power." Dale Carnegie, How to win friends & influence people
Enthusiasm   |  


Some people think leadership is about power, however, power is not leadership. Catherine Pulsifer
"Some people think leadership is about power, however, power is not leadership. When you lead people you are actually helping people accomplish more and be all that they can be." Catherine Pulsifer
Accomplishment   |  


"We need leaders who add value to the people and the organization they lead; who work for the benefit of others and not just for their own personal gain; who inspire and motivate rather than intimidate and manipulate; who live with people to know their problems and live with God in order to solve them; and who follow a moral compass that points in the right direction regardless of the trends." Mary Kay Ash
Problem   |  


"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   |  


"Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes." Peter Drucker
Success   |  


A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd. James Crook
"A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd." James Crook
Funny Quotes about Life   |  


"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
Greatness   |  


"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   |  


"The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say 'We did it ourselves'." Zen Saying
Teamwork   |  


And it falls to a true leader to see to it that his or her people have an inspiring vision to pursue. Bill Byrd
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
Vision   |  


"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
Time   |  


"Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it's amazing what they can accomplish." Sam Walton
Believe In Yourself   |  


"If you listen to the most effective politicians, you will notice that the most successful are those who speak at a grade school level. While most people want their leaders to possess a high level of intelligence, the average (and below average) person finds that simple language is easier to digest." Theo Gold, Communication: The Communication Bible: Social Skills, Body Language, Influence & Persuasion
Listening   |  


"Moreover, in high-performance teams, the role of the team leader is less important and more difficult to identify because all members lead the team at different times." Douglas Smith; Jon Katzenbach, The Wisdom of Teams: Creating the High-Performance Organization
Teams Beyond Yesterday's Needs   |  


. . .  leadership is not just about you. It's about them. Jack Welch
"If there is anything I would like to be remembered for it is that I helped people understand that leadership is helping other people grow and succeed. To repeat myself, leadership is not just about you. It's about them." Jack Welch
Helping Others   |  


"In my own view, a leader not only has a clear overview of the landscape and the ultimate goals, but she also believes that her team can overcome the obstacles--clear a path through the forest-- by themselves with adequate support and guidance and is thus interested in helping them grow to achieve that goal." Candela Iglesias Chiesa, Build your Dream Team: Leadership based on a passion for people.
Goal   |  


"Forcing someone to do something is just another way of controlling them. The key is to find a way to lead people without ruling them!" Robert Lebow; Randy Spitzer, Accountability: Freedom and Responsibility Without Control
Motivation   |  


"Here's what's clear to me: Business leaders who employ the principles of leadership accountability stand to multiply their chances of success and market leadership." Di Worrall, Accountability Leadership: How Great Leaders Build a High Performance Culture of Accountability and Responsibility
Accountability   |  


Leadership must also see teams not only as a 'tool' but also as a way of thinking and being. Deborah Mackin; Deborah Harrington-Mackin
"Leadership must also see teams not only as a 'tool' but also as a way of thinking and being." Deborah Mackin; Deborah Harrington-Mackin, The Team-Building Tool Kit: Tips and Tactics for Effective Workplace Teams
Inspirational Thoughts   |  


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