The greatness of a leader is measured by the achievements of the led. This is the ultimate test of his effectiveness.— Omar N. Bradley
Risky Leadership By Great Leaders quotations
A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don't want to go but ought to be.
He that cannot obey, cannot command.
He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.
A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go, but ought to be.
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.
What you do has far greater impact than what you say.
Leadership is the art of giving people a platform for spreading ideas that work.
Good leaders develop ideas. Great leaders develop people. The best leaders develop new leaders.
The greatest leaders mobilize others by coalescing people around a shared vision.
Leadership cannot really be taught. It can only be learned.
There goes my people. I must follow them, for I am their leader.
Great leaders don't tell you what yo do, they show you how its done
Leadership is not about titles, positions or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another.
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
Great leaders encourage leadership development. By openly developing themselves
Great leaders are willing to follow. Leadership is a dance, not a parade.
Great leadership is not attained by pursuing greatness but by persevering through great tests.
Don't follow the crowd, let the crowd follow you.
Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points.
A good leader leads the people from above them. A great leader leads the people from within them.
Great leaders are not defined by the absence of weakness, but rather by the presence of clear strengths.
Leadership is defined by results not attributes.
Earn your leadership every day.
A great leader's courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position.
When you're surrounded by people who share a passionate commitment around a common purpose, anything is possible.
My job is not to be easy on people. My job is to take these great people we have and to push them and make them even better.
Great leadership is by definition relentlessly developmental.
Servant-leadership is more than a concept, it is a fact.
Any great leader, by which I also mean an ethical leader of any group, will see herself or himself as a servant of that group and will act accordingly.
Leadership is your ability to hide your panic from others.
The CEO is, by far, the most important decision for a company.
.. The company is going to rise and fall with the CEO.
Great leaders, the research shows, are made as they gradually acquire, in the course of their lives and careers, the competencies that make them so effective. The competencies can be learned by any leader, at any point.
In times of change, learners inherit the earth
To lead people, walk behind them.
He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader.
Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success
Leadership is based on a spiritual quality;
the power to inspire, the power to inspire others to follow
People imitate their leader. Lead by example.
Leadership is not a formula or a program, it is a human activity that comes from the heart and considers the hearts of others. It is an attitude, not a routine.
Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.