Truly remarkable leadership is not just about motivating others to follow, it's about inspiring them to become leaders themselves and setting the stage for even greater opportunities for future generations.— Condoleezza Rice
Thrilling Future Leaders quotations
You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.
The local church is the hope of the world, and its future rests primarily in the hands of its leaders.
Leaders establish the vision for the future and set the strategy for getting there.
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.
Leaders establish the vision for the future and set the strategy for getting there; they cause change. They motivate and inspire others to go in the right direction and they, along with everyone else, sacrifice to get there.
Leaders make decisions that create the future they desire.
Our dependence on foreign energy sources is our Achilles heel, not just in the realm of diplomacy, but in terms of our future as the world's economic leader.
Do not set aside your happiness. Do not wait to be happy in the future. The best time to be happy is always now.
Leaders are fascinated by future. You are a leader if and only if, you are restless for change, impatient for progress and deeply dissatisfied with status quo. Because in your head, you can see a better future. The friction between 'what is' and 'what could be' burns you, stirs you up, propels you. This is leadership.
Instead of learned young people we have donkeys with University degrees.
Instead of future leaders we have mollusks with expensive blue jeans and phony revolutionaries with ski masks. And do you know what? Maybe this is another reason why our Moslem invaders have such an easy game.
Whatever we do must be in accord with human nature.
We cannot drive people; we must direct their development. The general policy of the past has been to drive; but the era of force must give way to the era of knowledge, and the policy of the future will be to teach and lead, to the advantage of all concerned.
Everything that you are going through is preparing you for what you asked for.
Internationally, President Obama has adopted an appeasement strategy.
He believes America's role as leader in the world is a thing of the past. I believe a strong America must - and will - lead the future.
Future leaders will be less concerned with saying what they will deliver and more concerned with delivering what they have said they would.
A leader's job is to look into the future and see the organization, not as it is, but as it should be
Remember how far you've come, not just how far you have to go. You are not where you want to be, but neither are you where you used to be.
Today, no leader can afford to be indifferent to the challenge of engaging employees in the work of creating the future. Engagement may have been optional in the past, but its pretty much the whole game today.
There goes my people. I must follow them, for I am their leader.
It takes people who have a widespread series of experiences to develop future leaders. It takes people who aren't afraid to challenge and move forward.
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.
I'm not terribly focused on whether I even could ever become the Leader of the Liberal Party or the Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party in the future.
Accountants are in the past, managers are in the present, and leaders are in the future.
Leadership consists not in degrees of technique but in traits of character.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
The future of each of us is inter-connected and all of us should work together by following the path laid down by former leaders of the party for the development of the country and its brighter future.
Being an effective leader is enormously complex.
It requires vision to see a future, dedication to make things happen, sensitivity to people who are quirky at times, and personal confidence without arrogance.
The leader for today and the future will be focused on how to be - how to develop quality, character, mind-set, values, principles, and courage.
When thinking about life, remember this: no amount of guilt can change the past, and no amount of anxiety can change the future.
In the future, there will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders.
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.
Leadership is defined by results not attributes.
It's not the future that you're afraid of. It's repeating the past that makes you anxious.
As a leader, I am tough on myself and I raise the standard for everybody;
however, I am very caring because I want people to excel at what they are doing so that they can aspire to be me in the future.
Leaders of the future will have to be visionary and be able to bring people in - real communicators. These are things that women bring to leadership and executive positions, and it's going to be incredibly valuable and incredibly in demand.
To me, a leader is a visionary that energizes others.
This definition of leadership has two key dimensions: a) creating the vision of the future, and b) inspiring others to make the vision a reality.
Every minute spent worrying about "The way thing were" is a moment stolen from creating the way things can be.
The leader beyond the millennium will not be the leader who has learned the lessons of how to do it, with ledgers of 'hows' balanced with 'its' that dissolve in the crashing changes ahead. The leader for today and the future will be focused on how to be - how to develop quality, character mind-set, values, principles, and courage.
Leadership can be thought of as a capacity to define oneself to others in a way that clarifies and expands a vision of the future.
A character standard is far more important than even a gold standard.
The success of all economic systems is still dependent upon both righteous leaders and righteous people. In the last analysis, our national future depends upon our national character that is, whether it is spiritually or materially minded.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
The Christian leader of the future is called to be completely irrelevant and to stand in this world with nothing to offer but his or her own vulnerable self. God loves us, not because of what we do or accomplish, but because God has created and redeemed us in love.
[The designated or chosen leader tries to] articulate and justify the resentment dammed up in the souls of the frustrated. He kindles the vision of a breathtaking future so as to justify the sacrifice of a transitory present. He stages the world of make-believe so indispensable for the realization of self-sacrifice and united action.
Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success
Future U.S. political leaders – those for whom the Cold War was not the formative experience that it was for me – may not consider the return on America’s investment in NATO worth the cost.
Smart people instinctively understand the dangers of entrusting our future to self-serving leaders who use our institutions, whether in the corporate or social sectors, to advance their own interests.