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
Glamorous Motivational Leadership quotations
Leadership is an action, not a position.
It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
I can feel guilty about the past, Apprehensive about the future,but only in the present can I act.The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.
Leadership is all about people. It is not about organizations. It is not about plans. It is not about strategies. It is all about people-motivating people to get the job done. You have to be people-centered.
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.
Victims love entertainment. Leaders love education.
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
Freedom, by definition, is people realizing that they are their own leaders.
Discipline yourself to do the things you need to do when you need to do them, and the day will come when you will be able to do the things you want to do when you want to do them!
Throw me to the wolves and I will return leading the pack.
We cannot become what we need by remaining what we are.
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.
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.
Leadership is earned. You want your team to feel like they work with you, not for you.
The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.
Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way.
Take away my people, but leave my factories and soon grass will grow on the factory floors......Take away my factories, but leave my people and soon we will have a new and better factory.
A good coach will make his players see what they can become rather than what they are.
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.
Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become your words.
Keep your words positive because your words become your behavior. Keep your behavior positive because your behavior becomes your habits. Keep your habits positive because your habits become your values. Keep your values positive because your values become your destiny.
Ultimately, leadership is not about glorious crowning acts.
It's about keeping your team focused on a goal and motivated to do their best to achieve it, especially when the stakes are high and the consequences really matter. It is about laying the groundwork for others' success, and then standing back and letting them shine.
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.
...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.
If you want to win, do the ordinary things better than anyone else does them day in and day out.
Being responsible sometimes means pissing people off.
We're here for a reason. I believe a bit of the reason is to throw little torches out to lead people through the dark.
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.
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.
Remember teamwork begins by building trust.
And the only way to do that is to overcome our need for invulnerability.
Natural talent only determines the limits of your athletic potential.
It's dedication and a willingness to discipline your life that makes you great.
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 to do with a mistake: recognize it, admit it, learn from it, forget it.
I cannot change the world, but I do not have to conform.
Far too many people are looking for the right person, instead of trying to be the right person.
What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.
It's not differences that divide us. It's our judgments about each other that do.
Integrity is the most valuable and respected quality of leadership. Always keep your word.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life.
All that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.