The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.— Ronald Reagan
Remarkable Greatest Leadership quotations
The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.
The tragedy of life is not found in failure but complacency.
Not in you doing too much, but doing too little. Not in you living above your means, but below your capacity. It's not failure but aiming too low, that is life's greatest tragedy.
A competent leader can get efficient service from poor troops, while on the contrary an incapable leader can demoralize the best of troops.
There are only two options regarding commitment; you’re either in or you’re out.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself-and possibly teh bogey man.
Be strong, but not rude; Be kind, but not weak; Be bold, but not bully; Be humble, but not timid; Be prooud, but not arrogant.
Don't sell life insurance. Sell what life insurance can do.
It is the nature of man to rise to greatness if greatness is expected of him.
The greatest thing in this world is not so much where we stand as in what direction we are moving.
The greatest leaders mobilize others by coalescing people around a shared vision.
Leadership is not about titles, positions or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another.
I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among men the greatest asset I possess. The way to develop the best that is in a man is by appreciation and encouragement.
To succeed in sales, simply talk to lots of people every day.
And here's what's exciting: There are lots of people!
Who then is the greatest leader? The one who has served the most.
Great leaders are not defined by the absence of weakness, but rather by the presence of clear strengths.
A good general not only sees the way to victory; he also knows when victory is impossible.
There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed.
Social media is the greatest leadership tool ever invented.
It gives you the opportunity to amplify your voice, extend your influence, and create a tribe of passionate followers who want to hear from you.
The key is not to call the decision maker. The key is to have the decision maker call you.
The greatest artists like Dylan, Picasso and Newton risked failure.
And if we want to be great, we've got to risk it, too.
Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success
One of the greatest joys of leadership is assembling and knitting together teams of fantastic people.
Crisis moments create opportunity. Problems and crises ignite our greatest creativity and thought leadership as it forces us to focus on things outside the norm.
Next to doing a good job yourself, the greatest joy is having someone else do a first class job under your direction.
Once again, victims of disaster have turned to the UN and the international community in their time of need, .. The world needs the UN's leadership in these times, and the UN needs the world's support. We are communicating with the UN and its agencies to learn where UN Foundation funds may be of greatest assistance to the UN's relief efforts.
The single greatest demotivator of a team is having members who are not carrying their load.
There is no such thing as life in-between.
Our greatest individual challenge in life is self-discipline.
The self-discipline of a healthy diet, daily exercise, controlling our thoughts, selflessly serving others, and living a life of integrity.
When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
Power isn't control at all-power is strength, and giving that strength to others. A leader isn't someone who forces others to make him stronger; a leader is someone willing to give his strength to others that they may have the strength to stand on their own.
The first key to leadership was self-control, particularly the mastery of pride, which was something more difficult, he explained, to subdue than a wild lion and anger, which was more difficult to defeat than the greatest wrestler. He warned them that "if you can't swallow your pride, you can't lead.
We expect our leaders to be godlike. But I feel that when people try to sanctify leadership, it puts it out of the realm of regular people. And that's where the greatest leaders come from - from the people.
A salesman, like the storage battery in your car, is constantly discharging energy. Unless he is recharged at frequent intervals he soon runs dry. This is one of the greatest responsibilities of sales leadership.
Life is found in the dance between your deepest desire and your greatest fear.