"Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions."
Harold S. Geneen Attitude |
"Communication is the real work of leadership."
Nitin Nohria Communication |
"The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards
they set for themselves."
Ray Kroc Motivation |
"If some of today's leaders don't relearn the value of a smile,
they'll be unable to fire up others' ability to find real enjoyment
in their work."
Ken Blanchard and Terry Waghorn, Mission Possible Work |
"Leadership is communicating to people their worth and potential so
clearly that they come to see it in themselves."
Stephen R. Covey, The 8th Habit Confidence |
"The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority."
Kenneth Blanchard Success |
"A leader is someone who helps improve the lives of other people
or improve the system they live under."
Sam Ervin Life |
"You cannot manage men into battle.You manage things; you lead people."
Grace Murray Hopper Helping Others |
"Big thinkers are specialists in creating positive,
forward-looking, optimistic pictures
in their own minds and in the minds of others."
David J. Schwartz, Ph. D Positive Thinking |
"It is generally more difficult to be a leader than a manager."
Barry Silverstein, Motivating Employees Challenge |
"If you want to be positive, upbeat, and passionate, you need to take responsibility for being that way."
John C. Maxwell, The 17 Essential Qualities of a Team Player Positive |
"In any leadership role we play a vital part on how people act and how
people respond. We set the tone, and the majority of the time people
want to please their leader as they feel their job is dependent on it. If you
want to get the best from your subordinates you must create an
environment of trust and openness."
Byron Pulsifer, Influential Power
"A leader that displays enthusiasm creates a trickle down effect
and is evidenced by improved performance from followers.
Like laughter, it can be contagious."
Lanze Thompson, Transcend from Management to Leadership
"For those in leadership positions the skill of encouraging people can
result in ideas and suggestions coming forward or it can squash all ideas.
If people feel like they are being shot down or not listened to they will not
present their ideas openly."
Catherine Pulsifer, A Gift of Value
Words of Encouragement |
"An effective leader must, at all times, be ready to take on stress and turmoil,
without giving into it and letting frustration affect their decision-making power."
Ross Elkins, Business: Golden Nugget Methods for High Effectiveness