Quotes on Leadership Page 2
"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."
"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
"A leader knows what's best to do; a manager knows merely how best to do it." Ken Adelman
"Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes." Peter Drucker
"A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd." James Crook
"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
"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!'"
"The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say 'We did it ourselves'." Zen Saying
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
"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
"The first task of a leader is to keep hope alive." Joe Batten
"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
"A leader is someone who helps improve the lives of other people
or improve the system they live under." Sam Ervin
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