quote by Benjamin E. Mays

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.

— Benjamin E. Mays

Authentic Leadership Potential quotations

Leadership potential quote A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decis

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.

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.

Leadership isn't about simply being in charge and treating your people like soldiers and barking orders. Leadership is sharing your knowledge and your direction so that others grow and reach their potential.

Leadership potential quote Be a leader by example. Be confident and humble. Love the unloved.

Be a leader by example. Be confident and humble. Love the unloved.

Leadership is unlocking people's potential to become better.

Natural talent only determines the limits of your athletic potential.

It's dedication and a willingness to discipline your life that makes you great.

The signs of outstanding leadership appear primarily among the followers.

Are the followers reaching their potential? Are they learning? Serving? Do they achieve the required results? Do they change with grace? Manage conflict?

Leadership potential quote Leadership is an action, not a position.

Leadership is an action, not a position.

Whether you have a leadership title or not, you have the potential to either lead your organization beyond all expectations or inhibit its growth through entropy.

The better you are at surrounding yourself with people of high potential, the greater your chance for success.

Good communications are central to leadership, conflict resolution, business success, family and the potential of all of your relationships.

Leadership potential quote Leadership is not about being in charge. Leadership is about taking care of thos

Leadership is not about being in charge. Leadership is about taking care of those in your charge.

To fulfill you potential, you need to move out of your comfort zone and into the legacy zone.

Leadership is not something that is done to people, like fixing your teeth.

Leadership is unlocking people's potential to become better.

Leadership is a group project, and all of us are necessary to fill it.

Wise leaders will realize this and encourage their groups to develop their own evolving leadership potential.

Leadership potential quote Leadership simply begins with the courage to be yourself. So everyone else can b

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

I think leadership is service and there is power in that giving: to help people, to inspire and motivate them to reach their fullest potential.

Unless you have a definite, precise, clearly set goals, you are not going to realize the maximum potential that lies within you.

A good coach always coaches to a leader's potential, not his current level of performance. A good leadership coach will see the potential in you and inspire you accordingly.

Leadership potential 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.

Not everybody is created equal, and it's important for companies to identify those high potentials and treat them differently, accelerate their development and pay them more. That process is so incredibly important to developing first-class leadership in a company.

The message of the free world to any potential Palestinian leadership should be a simple one: Embrace democratic reform and we will embrace you.

While great leaders may be as rare as great runners, great actors, or great painters, everyone has leadership potential, just as everyone has some ability at running, acting, and painting.

Leadership potential quote Vision is the ability to see potential in what other overlook.

Vision is the ability to see potential in what other overlook.

Leadership is a function of knowing yourself, having a vision that is well communicated, building trust among colleagues, and taking effective action to realize your own leadership potential.

Leadership potential exists in everybody.

What I think we have missed is that we have somehow relegated leadership only to a special, talented few people.

We wanted guys who had been productive in college, and we made it a point to pick performance over potential.

Leadership potential quote Your friends will believe in your potential, your enemies will make you live up

Your friends will believe in your potential, your enemies will make you live up to it.

It's only when you hitch your wagon to something larger than yourself that you realize your true potential.

The best way to support dreams and stretch is to set apart small ideas with big potential, then give people positive role models and the resources to turn small projects into big businesses.

Personnel determines the potential of the team.

Vision determines the direction of the team. Work ethic determines the preparation of the team. Leadership determines the success of the team.

Leadership potential 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.

Without organization and leadership toward a realistic goal, there is no chance of realizing more than a small percentage of your potential.

The more intentional you are about your leadership growth, the greater your potential for becoming the leader you're capable of being. Never stop learning.

There are very few good examples of effective, nurturing leadership that unlocks people's potential or even enthusiasm.

Leadership potential 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.

Reaching your potential is a disciplined process.

Like losing weight or getting in shape - there is no final destination and it requires you to dust off atrophied muscles. You have to work at it. If you do, I think you will dramatically improve your leadership.

I served in Washington, DC for twelve years in the Congress of the United States, and I served with many Republicans and Democrats, men and women of goodwill. The potential is there to really change the direction of this country, but it's going to take leadership do it.

If we are going to out-innovate, out-compete, out-educate other countries, it's going to be women who make a difference, it's women who are going to lead the way and you know, until women get that rightful place and decision making and leadership and growth, America won't realize all her potential.

Leadership potential 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 best form of leadership is to be conscious of the leadership potential with the followers and to let them unleash this potential in a spontaneous way. When a great leader accomplishes this task with effortless ease, the followers say, "We did it ourselves."

It is clear that through the partnerships between Global Cool and the International Indian Film Academy, Indian cinema has the potential to provide great leadership by exciting its enormous and enthusiastic audience to do their bit to save the planet

House GOP Leader John Boehner on Monday rightly sounded the alarm over billions in stimulus tax dollars that could potentially go to the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN). But the Republican leadership has only scratched the surface over what amounts to a bottomless slush fund for a bigger coalition of housing entitlement thugs.

I believe strongly that a group's potential is eventually limited by the strength of its leadership. I'm an outsider, but it still looks to me like the leadership in the Java w orld is Fouled Up Beyond ALL Recognition. Java ISVs don't know whether to listen to Mom or Dad. Everybody knows IBM should just buy Sun and clean up the mess. When are they going to do it?

When people think the issue can be solved, it becomes a moral imperative to be part of the solution. We can do a lot more within our school districts to recruit aggressively, select people according to high standards, invest in their training and development, and foster and reward their leadership. Once we invest more in attracting, developing and retaining teachers, potential recruits will begin to see it as a profession worth considering.

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