My theory is, strong people don't need strong leaders.— Ella Baker
Thrilling Strong Leaders quotations
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.
You didn't see me on television, you didn't see news stories about me.
The kind of role that I tried to play was to pick up pieces or put together pieces out of which I hoped organization might come. My theory is, strong people don't need strong leaders.
Producing major change in an organization is not just about signing up one charismatic leader. You need a group - a team - to be able to drive the change. One person, even a terrific charismatic leader, is never strong enough to make all this happen.
Sometimes the strongest people are the ones who love beyond all faults, cry behind closed doors and fight battles that nobody knows about.
Leaders must be tough enough to fight, tender enough to cry, human enough to make mistakes, humble enough to admit them, strong enough to absorb the pain, and resilient enough to bounce back and keep on moving.
Women are leaders everywhere you look - from the CEO who runs a Fortune 500 company to the housewife who raises her children and heads her household. Our country was built by strong women and we will continue to break down walls and defy stereotypes.
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.
A strong person loves, forgives, walks away, lets go, tries again, perseveres... No matter what life throws at them.
Internationally, President Obama has adopted an appeasement strategy.
He believes America's role as leader in the world is a thing of the past. I believe a strong America must - and will - lead the future.
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.
A strong leader accepts blame and gives the credit.
A weak leader gives blame and accepts the credit.
Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end.
By the time I stepped down as Xerox's CEO in 2009 - and as chairman in January 2010 - Xerox had become the vibrant, profitable and revitalized company that it still is today. What made the difference was a strong turnaround plan, dedicated people and a firm commitment from company leaders.
Strong leaders understand that action cures indecision
There are many qualities that make a great leader.
But having strong beliefs, being able to stick with them through popular and unpopular times, is the most important characteristic of a great leader.
Never assume that loud is strong and quiet is weak.
The difference between successful people and others is how long they spend time feeling sorry for themselves.
As an actor, it's great to play a strong leader with a heart of gold.
I've always felt fine about Putin. I think he is a strong leader, he's a powerful leader, he's represented his country the way - the country is being represented.
Be strong enough to stand alone, be yourself enough to stand apart, but be wise enough to stand together when the time comes.
Strong people do not need strong leaders.
Strong leaders don't plead with individuals to perform.
A leader, once convinced that a particular course of action is the right one, must....be undaunted when the going gets tough.
Be a leader by example. Be confident and humble. Love the unloved.
A strong leader is not necessarily a bad leader.
Ensure that you do things differently from everyone else
If we were united and strong, we'd elect our own emir (leader) and give allegiance to him... Take my word, if 6-8 million Muslims unite in America, the country will come to us.
Think positively; Exercise daily; Eat Healthy; Work Hard; Stay strong; Worry less; Dance more; Love often.
Dhoni has the respect of all other playing. nations. I've found him to be a really strong. leader
The arts significantly boost student achievement, reduce discipline problems, and increase the odds students will go on to graduate from college. As First Lady Michelle Obama sums up, both she and the President believe 'strongly that arts education is essential for building innovative thinkers who will be our nation's leaders for tomorrow.'
Nixon is a strong leader with a good grasp of the world's problems.
He knows that the only way to argue with the communists is from a position of strength.
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
The core of a scientific lifestyle is to change your mind when faced with information that disagrees with your views, avoiding intellectual inertia, yet many of us praise leaders who stubbornly stick to their views as "strong."
Get the hell out of my way!
My hope that the Church will emerge as a strong leader in society is just that a hope. What I described in The Catholic Moment is not a prophecy but the outline of a possibility. There are no guarantees that my hopes expressed in The Catholic Moment will ever be realised.
The strongest the why, the easiest the how becomes.
I do think there are some dogs - although it's very, very rare - that do have to be kept away from all other dogs and all humans except for the one strong pack leader whom they trust. But I think I've run into less than a handful of dogs that were like that in my entire career.
Strong leaders are harassed, imprisoned or assassinated, which are great deterrents if you want to silence a firebrand and suppress a revolt.
Strong leaders cannot tolerate weak leaders above them.
A strong woman looks a challenge dead in the eye and gives it a wink.
Strong leaders encourage you to do things for your own benefit, not just theirs.
The United States is a strong and ardent ally of Israel.
The fact of the matter is that friends can disagree. I think what's important is that world leaders are able to sit down with one another, have frank conversations and move forward.
Sometimes it seems like most people are being pulled into a negative energy, but then you meet strong individuals or strong leaders and they are free from it.
USE this time of fresh beginnings. Use it as an impetus, the force or energy toward change. Become stronger, a better leader, more focused in your thoughts. Exert more influence over your dreams by bringing them closer to your thoughts, every day.
The leaders in business and industry all have at least one thing in common - they are mentally strong. Mental strength is an absolute prerequisite for a successful, commercial career in our fast moving world. Although there are relatively few people who develop mental strength, anyone can.