quote by John J. Pershing

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

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Leadership skills 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.

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.

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

Leadership skills 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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Leadership is an action, not a position.

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.

He that cannot obey, cannot command.

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.

Leadership skills 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.

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

In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still.

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.

Leadership skills 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.

Developing excellent COMMUNICATION skills is absolutely essential to effective leadership. The leader must be able to share knowledge and ideas to transmit a sense of urgency and enthusiasm to others. If a leader can't get a message across clearly and motivate others to act on it, then having a message doesn't even matter.

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.

A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done.

Leadership skills quote Words of comfort skillfully administered are the oldest therapy known to man.

Words of comfort skillfully administered are the oldest therapy known to man.

Most people who want to get ahead do it backward.

They think, 'I'll get a bigger job, then I'll learn how to be a leader.' But showing leadership skill is how you get the bigger job in the first place. Leadership isn't a position, it's a process.

Listening (the first competence of leadership) is not a skill, it is a discipline. All you have to do is keep your mouth shut.

Leadership cannot really be taught. It can only be learned.

Leadership skills 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.

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

Leadership: The skill of influencing people to work enthusiastically toward goals identified as being for the common good.

My four years in the Marine Corps left me with an indelible understanding of the value of leadership skills.

Leadership skills 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.

Leadership is about persuasion, presentation and people skills.

Next time you're about to call your daughter bossy, take a deep breath and say, 'My daughter has executive leadership skills.'

It's important to get in the habit of growing as a human being, developing and refining leadership and management skills and entrepreneurial instincts and changing to accommodate the times.

Leadership skills 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.

Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points.

Leaders are more powerful role models when they learn than when they teach.

Leadership is defined by results not attributes.

Leadership skills quote A leader is someone who demonstrates what's possible.

A leader is someone who demonstrates what's possible.

Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.

The best leaders don’t know just one style of leadership—they’re skilled at several, and have the flexibility to switch between styles as the circumstances dictate.

Only those who have the patience to do simple things perfectly will acquire the skill to do difficult things easily.

Leadership skills quote He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader.

He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader.

Ronald Reagan?wasn't without leadership ability, but he lacked most of the management skills that a President needs. But let me give him his due: he would have made a hell of a king.

If you apply conservative principles and you stick with it, and you have the leadership skills to bring people toward the cause, you can move the needle on these things, i reject the notion that we can't solve problems, that the gridlock is too enormous to forge consensus. It requires some creativity to get to a win for everybody.

Because management deals mostly with the status quo and leadership deals mostly with change, in the next century we are going to have to try to become much more skilled at creating leaders.

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

A good part of my leadership skills is crafted from learning from experiences early in my career that were not positive experiences.

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