225 Empowering Leadership Quotes to Help You Achieve Greatness

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The Most Famous Leadership Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Leadership is lifting a person's vision to high sights, the raising of a person's performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations. — Peter Drucker

Leadership is the sum of those qualities of intellect, human understanding, and moral character that enables a person to inspire and control a group of people successfully. — John A. Lejeune

Becoming a leader is synonymous with becoming yourself. It is precisely that simple, and it is also that difficult. — Warren Bennis

Leadership cannot really be taught. It can only be learned. — Harold S. Geneen

Leadership is providing inspiration and vision, then developing and empowering others to achieve this vision. — Marshall Goldsmith

Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other. — John F. Kennedy

Leadership is a way of thinking, a way of acting and, most importantly, a way of communicating. — Simon Sinek

Leadership is about empathy. It is about having the ability to relate to and connect with people for the purpose of inspiring and empowering their lives. — Oprah Winfrey

Leadership is unlocking people's potential to become better. — Bill Bradley

Leadership is the activity of influencing people to cooperate towards some goal which they come to find desirable and which motivates them over the long haul. — Orway Tead

Short Leadership Quotes

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  • Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality. — Warren G. Bennis
  • Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things. — Peter Drucker
  • You don't lead by hitting people over the head - that's assault, not leadership. — Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. — Harry S. Truman
  • You see things and you say, 'Why?'. But I dream things and I say, 'Why not?'. — George Bernard Shaw
  • What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us. — Henry David Thoreau
  • Walls turned sideways are bridges. — Angela Davis
  • Until you spread your wings, you'll have no idea how far you can fly. — Napoleon Bonaparte
  • I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot; together we can do great things. — Mother Teresa
  • The four Cs of making dreams come true: Curiosity, Courage, Consistency, Confidence. — Walt Disney

Top 10 Leadership Quotes

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Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality. — Warren G. Bennis

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Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things. — Peter Drucker

Management is about persuading people to do things they do not want to do, while leadership is about inspiring people to do things they never thought they could. — Steve Jobs

The most important ingredient of leadership is character. Most of the proficiencies can be learned, but what's inside you is something that's difficult to change. — Jesse Robredo

You don't lead by hitting people over the head - that's assault, not leadership. — Dwight D. Eisenhower

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It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. — Harry S. Truman

You see things and you say, 'Why?'. But I dream things and I say, 'Why not?'. — George Bernard Shaw

Leadership is no longer about your position. It's now more about your passion for excellence and making a difference You can lead without a title — Robin Sharma

Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes. — Peter Drucker

What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead. — Nelson Mandela

Leadership Image Quotes

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Leadership quote by Warren G. Bennis

Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality. — Warren G. Bennis

Leadership quote by Peter Drucker

Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things. — Peter Drucker

Leadership quote by Harry S. Truman

It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. — Harry S. Truman

Leadership quote A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage
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.
Leadership quote by Stevie Wonder

Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there. — Stevie Wonder

Leadership quote by John Wayne

Life is hard; it's harder if you're stupid. — John Wayne

Leadership quote by Lao Tzu

Those who are right do not argue. Those who argue are not right. — Lao Tzu

Leadership quote Be a leader by example. Be confident and humble. Love the un
Be a leader by example. Be confident and humble. Love the unloved.
Leadership quote by Peter Drucker

The leader sees leadership as responsibility rather than as rank and privilege. — Peter Drucker

Leadership quote by Robert K. Greenleaf

Good leaders must first become good servants. — Robert K. Greenleaf

Leadership quote by Haile Selassie

Leadership does not mean domination. — Haile Selassie

Leadership quote Leadership is an action, not a position.
Leadership is an action, not a position.
Leadership quote by Henry Mintzberg

Management is, above all, a practice where art, science, and craft meet — Henry Mintzberg

Leadership quote by Mahatma Gandhi

The enemy is fear. We think it is hate; but, it is fear. — Mahatma Gandhi

Leadership quote by Azim Premji

Leadership is the self-confidence of working with people smarter than you. — Azim Premji

Leadership quote Leadership is not about being in charge. Leadership is about
Leadership is not about being in charge. Leadership is about taking care of those in your charge.
Leadership quote by Noam Chomsky

It is the responsibility of intellectuals to speak the truth and expose lies. — Noam Chomsky

Leadership quote by Witter Bynner

A leader is best when people barely know that he exists. — Witter Bynner

Leadership quote by Aung San Suu Kyi

It is not power that corrupts but fear. — Aung San Suu Kyi

Leadership quote Leadership simply begins with the courage to be yourself. So
Leadership simply begins with the courage to be yourself. So everyone else can be, too.
Leadership quote by Sun Tzu

A leader leads by example not by force. — Sun Tzu

Leadership quote by Bill Hybels

Leadership is not for the faint of heart — Bill Hybels

Leadership quote by Ken Blanchard

The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority. — Ken Blanchard

Leadership quote by Howard G. Hendricks

You teach what you know, but you reproduce what you are. — Howard G. Hendricks

Leadership quote by Richard Marcinko

Popularity is not leadership. — Richard Marcinko

Leadership quote Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.

Powerful Leadership Quotes

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Once it gets to a point where it becomes a matter of life and death to occupy a position of leadership or not, with an eye on future opportunities, therein lies the danger. — Kgalema Motlanthe

He who controls others may be powerful, but he who has mastered himself is mightier still. — Lao Tzu

The most powerful leadership tool you have is your own personal example. — John Wooden

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It is the responsibility of intellectuals to speak the truth and expose lies. — Noam Chomsky

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself-and possibly teh bogey man. — Pat Paulsen

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It is not power that corrupts but fear. — Aung San Suu Kyi

Leadership quote The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great
The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great in whatever they want to do.

If you wish to know what a man is, make him king. — Icelandic Proverbs

In organizations, real power and energy is generated through relationships. The patterns of relationships and the capacities to form them are more important than tasks, functions, roles, and positions. — Margaret J. Wheatley

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. — Zig Ziglar

Storytelling is the most powerful way to put ideas into the world today. — Robert McKee

Servant Leadership Quotes

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The servant-leader is servant first... It begins with the natural feeling that one wants to serve, to serve first. Then conscious choice brings one to aspire to lead. That person is sharply different from one who is leader first. — Robert K. Greenleaf

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Good leaders must first become good servants. — Robert K. Greenleaf

The leaders who work most effectively, it seems to me, never say 'I'. They don't think 'I'. They think 'we'; they think 'team'. — Tom Peters

Leadership quote A group of donkeys lead by a lion can defeat a group of lions lead by a donkey.
A group of donkeys lead by a lion can defeat a group of lions lead by a donkey.

Servant leadership always empathizes, always accepts the person, but sometimes refuses to accept some of the person's effort or performance as good enough. — Robert K. Greenleaf

The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. — Max De Pree

Where there is not community, trust, respect, ethical behavior are difficult for the young to learn and for the old to maintain. — Robert K. Greenleaf

Leadership quote Leaders don't force people to follow. They invite others on a journey.
Leaders don't force people to follow. They invite others on a journey.

The servant leader is servant first. It begins with the natural feeling that one wants to serve. — Robert K. Greenleaf

Ego can’t sleep. It micro-manages. It disempowers. It reduces our capability. It excels in control. — Robert K. Greenleaf

...the best leaders are servant leaders - they serve those they lead. — Tony Hsieh

Serving others breaks you free from the shackles of self and self-absorption that choke out the joy of living. — James Hunter

Bad Leadership Quotes

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A leader's job is to develop committed followers. Bad leaders destroy their followers' sense of commitment. — Dean Smith

The best thing you can give as a leader is a reason to trust. People want to trust. They're hungry for it. But they're selective. They'll only give it to a motivator, a communicator, a teacher, a real person. Someone who in good times and bad always does the right thing. — Jeffrey R. Immelt

If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, we did it. If anything goes real good, then you did it. That's all it takes to get people to win football games for you. — Bear Bryant

Leadership quote Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making
Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making sure that impact lasts in your absence.

I always believe that ultimately, if people are paying attention, then we get good government and good leadership. And when we get lazy, as a democracy and civically start taking shortcuts, then it results in bad government and politics. — Barack Obama

When people see some things as good, other things become bad. — Lao Tzu

That's good advice for any young person to remember who aspires to leadership in corporate or public life. Develop a thick skin when it comes to the press. Remember you're never as bad-or as good-as the press says you are. — William Schreyer

Leadership quote Management is doing things right; Leadership is doing the right things.
Management is doing things right; Leadership is doing the right things.

One or two bad teachers is a problem with the teachers. A school with many bad teachers is a problem of leadership. — Andy Hargreaves

There are good leaders who actively guide and bad leaders who actively misguide. Hence, leadership is about persuasion, presentation and people skills. — Shiv Khera

What is a good man but a bad man's teacher? What is a bad man but a good man's job? If you do not remember this, You will get lost, No matter how intelligent you are. It is the great secret. — Lao Tzu

Good leadership is pervasive, persuasive, and persistent. Bad leadership is poisoned with pedanticism, posturing, self-importance. — Marcia Whicker

Inspiring Leadership Quotes

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If life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade. And try to find somebody who's life gives them vodka, and have a party. — Ron White

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

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. — Michelangelo

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Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there. — Stevie Wonder

He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander. — Aristotle

Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced. — James A. Baldwin

We cannot become what we need by remaining what we are. — John C. Maxwell

Lead from the back — and let others believe they are in front. — Nelson Mandela

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

People who are role models for the principles and values of the organization, who buy in and understand the vision of what the organization is trying to accomplish, and have the personality to inspire other people to the vision. You know, that’s what team chemistry and leadership is all about. — Nick Saban

Leadership Succession Quotes

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It is not enough to stare up the steps, we must step up the stairs. — Vaclav Havel

It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that things are difficult — Seneca

The answers to these questions will determine your success or failure. 1) Can people trust me to do what's right? 2) Am I committed to doing my best? 3) Do I care about other people and show it? If the answers to these questions are yes, there is no way you can fail. — Lou Holtz

The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office. — Dwight D. Eisenhower

The secret to success is good leadership, and good leadership is all about making the lives of your team members or workers better. — Tony Dungy

...The final secret is that there is no secret. Devote yourself to your leader. Work hard. Be grateful. Act boldly. Some may deride such suggestions as commonplace, and they'd be right: They are common. But to see them successfully enacted in this world is rare indeed. — Toyotomi Hideyoshi

Sometimes adversity is what you need to face in order to become successful. Leadership and AdversityZig Ziglar

You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life. — Steve Jobs

The flower doesn't dream of the bee. It blossoms and the bee comes. — Mark Nepo

Women speaking up for themselves and for those around them is the strongest force we have to change the world. — Melinda Gates

Personal Leadership Quotes

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Leadership is a privilege to better the lives of others. It is not an opportunity to satisfy personal greed. — Mwai Kibaki

We want women leaders today as never before. Leaders who are not afraid to be called names and who are willing to go out and fight. I think women can save civilization. Women are persons. — Emily Murphy

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Those who are right do not argue. Those who argue are not right. — Lao Tzu

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The leader sees leadership as responsibility rather than as rank and privilege. — Peter Drucker

You can't run a government from one single person. What instead matters is that leadership be about gathering around extraordinary individuals and getting the best out of them. — Justin Trudeau

Being responsible sometimes means pissing people off. — Colin Powell

Observing many companies in action, I am unable to point to a single instance in which stunning results were gotten without the active and personal leadership of the upper managers. — Joseph M. Juran

No person among us desires any other reward for performing a brave and worthy action, but the consciousness of having served his nation. — Joseph Brant

Far too many people are looking for the right person, instead of trying to be the right person. — Gloria Steinem

When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn't really do it, they just saw something. — Steve Jobs

Business Leadership Quotes

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I didn't follow the policies of those already in the business. If I had, I would never have made a go of it. Instead, I started out with the determination to make a better nickel chocolate bar than any of my competitors made, and I did so. — Milton S. Hershey

Train people well enough so they can leave, treat them well enough so they don't want to. — Richard Branson

Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results. — Andrew Carnegie

There are only two options regarding commitment; you’re either in or you’re out. — Pat Riley

The single biggest way to impact an organization is to focus on leadership development. There is almost no limit to the potential of an organization that recruits good people, raises them up as leaders and continually develops them. — John C. Maxwell

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Leadership is not for the faint of heart — Bill Hybels

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The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing. — Henry Ford

If you see a bandwagon, it's too late. — James Goldsmith

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You can't blow an uncertain trumpet. — Theodore Hesburgh

You are indebted to life until you help some less fortunate person, just as you were helped. — Melinda Gates

True Leadership Quotes

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Freedom, by definition, is people realizing that they are their own leaders. — Diane Nash

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. — Douglas MacArthur

The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born. — Warren G. Bennis

The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born-that there is a genetic factor to leadership. This myth asserts that people simply either have certain charismatic qualities or not. That's nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born. — Warren G. Bennis

Leadership is standing with your people. People say you have to live to fight another day, but sometimes you have to show you are a true leader. — Leymah Gbowee

In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. — Harry S. Truman

True leadership is found in giving yourself in service to others, not in coaxing or inducing others to serve you. — J. Oswald Sanders

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. — Grace Hopper

The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. — Colin Powell

A great leader's courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position. — John C. Maxwell

Sports Leadership Quotes

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I have often been asked whether I am a women or an athlete. The question is absurd. Men are not asked that. I am an athlete. I am a women. — Billie Jean King

If you want to win, do the ordinary things better than anyone else does them day in and day out. — Chuck Noll

There is no mat space for malcontents or dissenters. One must neither celebrate insanely when he wins, nor sulk when he loses. He accepts victory professionally, humbly; he hates defeat, but makes no poor display of it. — Dan Gable

The only qualifications for a lineman are to be big and dumb. To be a back, you only have to be dumb. — Knute Rockne

The most important thing in coaching is communication. It's not what you say as much as what they absorb. — Red Auerbach

Natural talent only determines the limits of your athletic potential. It's dedication and a willingness to discipline your life that makes you great. — Billie Jean King

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What to do with a mistake: recognize it, admit it, learn from it, forget it. — Dean Smith

One man's Poison Ivy is another Fellow's Spinach. — George Ade

My responsibility is leadership, and the minute I get negative, that is going to have an influence on my team. — Don Shula

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If Kyle Korver blocks your shot there should be a penalty box you should go to! — Jeff Van Gundy

Leadership Skills Quotes

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Those who are skilled in combat do notbecome angered, those who are skilled at winning do not become afraid. Thus the wise win before they fight, while the ignorant fight to win. — Zhuge Liang

Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better. — Harry S Truman

A competent leader can get efficient service from poor troops, while on the contrary an incapable leader can demoralize the best of troops. — John J. Pershing

Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better. — Harry S. Truman

A leader. . .is like a shepherd. He stays behind the flock, letting the most nimble go out ahead, whereupon the others follow, not realizing that all along they are being directed from behind. — Nelson Mandela

Vocational education programs have made a real difference in the lives of countless young people nationwide; they build self-confidence and leadership skills by allowing students to utilize their unique gifts and talents. — Conrad Burns

He who has learned how to obey will know how to command. — Solon

He that cannot obey, cannot command. — Benjamin Franklin

Leadership is hard. It's a skill. It's a technique. — Jocko Willink

Leadership is understanding people and involving them to help you do a job. That takes all of the good characteristics, like integrity, dedication of purpose, selflessness, knowledge, skill, implacability, as well as determination not to accept failure. — Arleigh Burke

Effective Leadership Quotes

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Effective leaders are made, not born. They learn from trial and error, and from experience. — Colin Powell

The greatness of a leader is measured by the achievements of the led. This is the ultimate test of his effectiveness. — Omar N. Bradley

Effective leaders help others to understand the necessity of change and to accept a common vision of the desired outcome. — John P. Kotter

To manage a system effectively, you might focus on the interactions of the parts rather than their behavior taken separately. — Russell L. Ackoff

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A leader is best when people barely know that he exists. — Witter Bynner

I can't give you the sunset, but I can give you the night. — Erin McCarthy

History has shown that a country most effectively speaks with one voice. When nationally elected officials work together, build consensus, and provide leadership, the American people will follow. — Chuck Hagel

Build what you want to see in the world. — Jack Dorsey

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Be the compromise you want to see in the world. — Mahatma Gandhi

Be the trouble you want to see in the world. — Joey Comeau

Good Leadership Quotes

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You are good. But it is not enough just to be good. You must be good for something. You must contribute good to the world. The world must be a better place for your presence. And the good that is in you must be spread to others. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Good generals select intelligent officers, thoughtful advisors, and brave subordinates. They oversee their troops like a fierce tiger with wings. — Zhuge Liang

He who neither drinks, nor smokes, nor dances, he who preaches & even occasionally practice piety, temperance and celibacy, is generally a saint, or a mahatma or more likely a humbug but he certainly won't make a leader or for that matter a good soldier — Sam Manekshaw

My philosophy of leadership is to surround myself with good people who have ability, judgment and knowledge, but above all, a passion for service. — Sonny Perdue

If there is such a thing as good leadership, it is to give a good example. I have to do so for all the Ikea employees. — Ingvar Kamprad

Leadership is hard to define and good leadership even harder. But if you can get people to follow you to the ends of the earth, you are a great leader. — Indra Nooyi

If you tell the truth you do not need a good memory! — Mark Twain

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A leader leads by example not by force. — Sun Tzu

A good example is like a bell that calls many to church. — Danish Proverbs

There is no way to be a perfect mother, and a million ways to be a good one. — Jill Churchill

Leadership Development Quotes

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The most valuable "currency" of any organization is the initiative and creativity of its members. Every leader has the solemn moral responsibility to develop these to the maximum in all his people. This is the leader's highest priority. — W. Edwards Deming

The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership. — Harvey S. Firestone

People who consider themselves victims of their circumstances will always remain victims unless they develop a greater vision for their lives. — Stedman Graham

Leaders are people who can discern the inevitable and act accordingly. When people talk about business acumen, discernment is a big part of it. It's a bit like gut instinct, but a little more developed. — Donald Trump

I've developed a much greater respect for our politicians and every high-tech CEO. — Michael Saylor

Failing forward is the ability to get back up after you've been knocked down, learn from your mistake, and move forward in a better direction. — John C. Maxwell

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. — Charles R. Schwab

Great leaders encourage leadership development. By openly developing themselves — Marshall Goldsmith

One must also acknowledge that there are moments in an organisation's development when fresh blood and new vision are required, which may imply that an outsider may be better suited to the leadership role. — Kofi Annan

The more that social democracy develops, grows, and becomes stronger, the more the enlightened masses of workers will take their own destinies, the leadership of their movement, and the determination of its direction into their own hands. — Rosa Luxemburg

Leadership Training Quotes

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I believe no amount of business school training or work experience can teach what is ultimately a matter of personal character. Businesses are not dishonest or greedy, people are. Thus, a business, successful or not, is merely a reflection of the character of its leadership. — S. Truett Cathy

A good manager is best when people barely know that he exists. Not so good when people obey and acclaim him. Worse when they despise him. — Lao Tzu

I am endlessly fascinated that playing football is considered a training ground for leadership, but raising children isn't. — Dee Dee Myers

One man cannot make a team. — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Everybody says they want to be free. Take the train off the tracks and it’s free-but it can’t go anywhere. — Zig Ziglar

The leader works in the open and the boss in covert. The leader leads, and the boss drives. — Theodore Roosevelt

No amount of training in leadership skills, courses in management methods, power titles, promotions, or associations can substitute for the right attitudes. — Myles Munroe

The Leadership Training Institute of America is a cultural think tank providing training and opportunity in leadership development and cultural dynamics. — Michael Burgess

The Leadership Training Institute of America is a cultural think tank providing training and opportunity in leadership development and cultural dynamics. — Michael C. Burgess

If officers desire to have control over their commands, they must remain habitually with them, industriously attend to their instruction and comfort, and in battle lead them well. — Stonewall Jackson

Leadership Defined Quotes

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My height doesn't define my skill set. To be a great quarterback, you have to have great leadership, great attention to detail and a relentless competitive nature - and I try to bring that on a daily basis. — Russell Wilson

Presenting leadership as a list of carefully defined qualities (like strategic, analytical, and performance-ori ented) no longer holds. Instead, true leadership stems from individuality that is honestly and sometimes imperfectly expressed.... Leaders should strive for authenticity over perfection. — Sheryl Sandberg

Great leaders are not defined by the absence of weakness, but rather by the presence of clear strengths. — John Peter Zenger

Leadership is defined by results not attributes. — Peter Drucker

Leadership can be defined in one word - honesty. You must be honest with the players and honest with yourself. — Earl Weaver

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. — Edwin H Friedman

Don't just let your career happen to you. You need to be strategic about how you define your leadership journey and where that takes you. — Denise Morrison

The function of a leader within any institution: to provide that regulation through his or her non-anxious, self-defined presence. — Edwin H Friedman

Action will delineate and define you. — Thomas Jefferson

I am defining leadership in terms of the role, not the position. — Edgar Schein

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More Leadership Quotes

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Leadership quote by Tony Robbins

Change is inevitable. Progress is optional . — Tony Robbins

Leadership quote by Lao Tzu

The flame that burns Twice as bright burns half as long. — Lao Tzu

Leadership quote by Margaret J. Wheatley

Leadership is a series of behaviors rather than a role for heroes. — Margaret J. Wheatley

Leadership quote by Herman Edwards

Stay focused. Your start does not determine how you're going to finish. — Herman Edwards

Leadership quote by John Wooden

It is amazing how much can be accomplished if no one cares who gets the credit. — John Wooden

Leadership quote by Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Leadership is never given on a silver platter, one has to earn it. — Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Leadership quote by Bill Gates

To win big, you sometimes have to take big risks. — Bill Gates

Leadership quote by Leonardo da Vinci

I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. — Leonardo da Vinci

Leadership quote by Frances Hesselbein

Leadership is a matter of how to be, not how to do it. — Frances Hesselbein

Leadership quote by Stephen Covey

What you do has far greater impact than what you say. — Stephen Covey

Leadership quote by John Steinbeck

It is the nature of man to rise to greatness if greatness is expected of him. — John Steinbeck

Leadership quote by Boris Yeltsin

You can build a throne with bayonets, but it's difficult to sit on it. — Boris Yeltsin

Leadership quote by Henry Blackaby

Spiritual leadership is moving people on to God's agenda. — Henry Blackaby

Leadership quote by Phil Knight

It's alright to be Goliath but always act like David. — Phil Knight

Leadership quote by Omar N. Bradley

Leadership is intangible, and therefore no weapon ever designed can replace it. — Omar N. Bradley

Leadership quote by Plato

The measure of a man is what he does with power. — Plato

Leadership quote by Vince Lombardi

There's only one way to succeed in anything, and that is to give it everything. — Vince Lombardi

Leadership quote by Jim Rohn

Leadership is the challenge to be something more than average. — Jim Rohn

Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership. — Colin Powell

In Conclusion

Leadership quotes often emphasize the ability to inspire and guide others towards a common goal. They stress the importance of being a good communicator, listener, and decision-maker. Such quotes also highlight the significance of integrity, accountability, and resilience in effective leadership. Leaders are encouraged to lead by example and foster a positive and inclusive environment, promoting trust and teamwork among their followers. These quotes aim to inspire and encourage individuals to develop and enhance their leadership skills to make a positive impact on their teams and organizations.

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