If your dreams do not scare you, they are not big enough.— Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
Wonderful Female Leaders quotations
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.
Whether there are innately female leadership styles.
.. is not really the right question. It is more important to ask why there has been so little attention paid to women leaders over the years as well as why the styles of leading more often exhibited by women are particularly useful at this critical moment in history.
In the future, there will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders.
Be a leader by example. Be confident and humble. Love the unloved.
Don't be intimidated by what you don't know.
Ensure that you do things differently from everyone else
To be able to be caught up into the world of thought-that is educated.
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
Trying to do it all and expecting that it all can be done exactly right is a recipe for disappointment. Perfection is the enemy.
It is very hard to be a female leader.
While it is assumed that any man, no matter how tough, has a soft side... and female leader is assumed to be one-dimensional.
I believe we're entering a new era, where dynamic female leaders will have an opportunity to bring greater harmony and peace to the planet.
A real leader faces the music, even when he doesn't like the tune.
Everyone needs to get more comfortable with female leaders-including female leaders themselves.
No wonder male religious leaders so often say that humans were born in sin—because we were born to female creatures. Only by obeying the rules of the patriarchy can we be reborn through men. No wonder priests and ministers in skirts sprinkle imitation birth fluid over our heads, give us new names, and promise rebirth into everlasting life.
I think the must-have power qualities for a female or male power leader are really the ability to focus, to work hard, to be extremely goal oriented and to not let the noise and the nonsense interfere with your mission - what you really feel you want to do with your career and your life.
Leaders don't force people to follow. They invite others on a journey.
When I created Buffy, I wanted to create a female icon, but I also wanted to be very careful to surround her with men that not only have no problem with the idea of a female leader, but were in fact engaged and even attracted to the idea.
The GOP grows more and more unpopular with female voters seemingly every time one of its leaders gets in front of a microphone. Misogynist is as misogynist does. The GOP and its bloviating pundits don't like women and they are unable to hide it, nor do they seem to make much attempt to do so.
There have been so many nations around the world that have had female leaders, including India.
A leader is someone who demonstrates what's possible.
I'm happy to always be included in the list of women.
I'd like to be in the sections about female leaders and male leaders. Why not?
There's a ton of academic literature that shows people are much more critical of female leaders than they are of male leaders. They're much less tolerant of female ambition, much more threatened by female power.
There's over 100 species of lemurs. Each is a little bit different in their social structure except for one thing: they are all female dominant. The females are the leaders. They are the ones that call the shots. When you watch a group, you can see the females are the first one to say “We’re going to move.” Then she moves off and everybody just follows.
He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader.
Female leaders are more oriented toward real and long-lasting results of their policies.
There are many examples of female leaders who are not afraid to take responsibility and openly face the challenges in the worst situations.
We do not have many women leaders in the world.
But if you look at the current examples, most of those few female leaders that we have today lead their countries under the pressure of difficult political and economic circumstances. They all posses strong personalities and have real political influence on the domestic and international scene.
Successful leaders understand that true power comes not from exercising control, but from empowering others.
Families and societies are small and large versions of one another.
Both are made up of people who have to work together, whose destinies are tied up with one another. Each features the components of a relationship: leaders perform roles relative to the led, the young to the old, and male to female; and each is involved with the process of decision-making, use of authority, and the seeking of common goals.
So many other countries have had female leaders, in fact the U.
S. ranks 61st in female representation in government and I think it is startling and sign of a change that needs to be made.