If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader.— John Quincy Adams
Mouth-watering Becoming A Leader quotations
The best leaders are clear. They continually light the way, and in the process, let each person know that what they do makes a difference. The best test as a leader is: Do those served grow as persons; do they become healthier, wiser, freer, more autonomous, more likely themselves to become leaders?
A lot of people, when a guy scores a lot of goals, think, 'He's a great player', because a goal is very important, but a great player is a player who can do everything on the field. He can do assists, encourage his colleagues, give them confidence to go forward. It is someone who, when a team does not do well, becomes one of the leaders.
A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others. He does not set out to be a leader, but becomes one by the equality of his actions and the integrity of his intent.
Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself.
When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.
A leader leads by example not by force.
One revolution is still necessary: the one that will not end with the rule of its leader. It will be the revolution against revolutions, the uprising of all peaceable individuals, who will become soldiers for once so that neither they nor anyone else will ever have to be a soldier again.
If you want to be a leader who attracts quality people, the key is to become a person of quality yourself.
A person always doing his or her best becomes a natural leader, just by example.
If your goal is anything but profitability - if it's to be big, or to grow fast, or to become a technology leader - you'll hit problems.
You manage things, you lead people. We went overboard on management and forgot about leadership. It might help if we ran the MBAs out of Washington.
Teamwork makes the dream work, but a vision becomes a nightmare when the leader has a big dream and a bad team.
Start with a growing market. Swim in a stream that becomes a river and ultimately an ocean. Be a leader in that market, not a follower, and constantly build the best products possible.
It was always my dream to be a director.
A lot of it had to do with controlling my own destiny, because as a young actor you feel at everyone's disposal. But I wanted to become a leader in the business.
A leader's role is to raise people's aspirations for what they can become and to release their energies so they will try to get there.
By the time I stepped down as Xerox's CEO in 2009 - and as chairman in January 2010 - Xerox had become the vibrant, profitable and revitalized company that it still is today. What made the difference was a strong turnaround plan, dedicated people and a firm commitment from company leaders.
There goes my people. I must follow them, for I am their leader.
Enclave life becomes very tense, Even when they do elect a leader, the factions remain, with the threat of splitting off.
The trouble with being a ghostwriter or artist is that you must remain rather anonymously without credit. If one wants the credit, one has to cease being a ghost and become a leader or innovator.
It is a reality that we have complete control of organised Christianity.
Almost anywhere, completely. We 'Jews' must become lawyers so we could control and strangle the courts, we should become teachers and leaders in all the churches.
Becoming a leader is synonymous with becoming yourself.
It is precisely that simple, and it is also that difficult.
I have three precious things which I hold fast and prize.
The first is gentleness; the second frugality; the third is humility, which keeps me from putting myself before others. Be gentle and you can be bold; be frugal and you can be liberal; avoid putting yourself before others and you can become a leader among men.
I have three precious things which I hold fast and prize.
The first is gentleness; the second is frugality; the third is humility, which keeps me from putting myself before others. Be gentle and you can be bold; be frugal and you can be liberal; avoid putting yourself before others and you can become a leader among men.
The chief qualification of a mass leader has become unending infallibility;
he can never admit an error.
What are the most important qualities that make a successful entrepreneur? The ability to communicate. The ability to express your idea with certainty. That's how you become a leader-even if you are unsure, your ability to explain your vision and your direction is the attribute you need the most. ... Articulate your idea in 90 seconds or less.
The future will belong to the nature-smart-those individuals, families, businesses, and political leaders who develop a deeper understanding of the transformative power of the natural world and who balance the virtual with the real. The more high-tech we become, the more nature we need.
Women are no longer victims. They have become leaders. They are at the forefront of the demonstrations. We will share a role in all aspects of life, side by side with men.
Every country that aspires to become a nation needs its heroes, its eminent civic and moral leaders, and if it doesn't have them, it's our duty to invent them.
If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then, you are an excellent leader.
A new era has dawned in Ontario; one where the air will be cleaner and the multiple costs of coal-fired generation have become a distant memory. Atikokan's successful conversion to biomass will put Ontario on the world map as a leader in using this sustainable fuel source for electricity production.
When a man is able to take abuse with a smile, he is worthy to become a leader.
I think, you know, architecture should not just be something that follows up on events but be a leader of events ... by implementing an architectural action, you actually are making a transformation in the social fabric and in the political fabric. Architecture becomes an instigator.
Democracy in many parts of the world is undergoing a very deep crisis.
Politics is becoming a branch of the entertainment industry. People vote not for the best leader, but for the funniest candidate.
I was not a messiah, but an ordinary man who had become a leader because of extraordinary circumstances.
Be gentle and you can be bold; be frugal and you can be liberal; avoid putting yourself before others and you can become a leader among men.