quote by Roy Lessin

A Godly leader ... finds strength by realizing his weakness finds authority by being under authority finds direction by laying down his plans finds vision by seeing the needs of others finds credibility by being an example finds loyalty by expressing compassion finds honor by being faithful finds greatness by being a servant

— Roy Lessin

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Weak leaders 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.

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 leader accepts blame and gives the credit.

A weak leader gives blame and accepts the credit.

Weak leaders quote Never assume that loud is strong and quiet is weak.

Never assume that loud is strong and quiet is weak.

Confident and courageous leaders have no problems pointing out their own weaknesses and ignorance.

Organizations exist to make people's strengths effective and their weaknesses irrelevant. And this is the work of effective leaders.

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

Weak leaders 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.

When the leader is morally weak and his discipline not strict, when his instructions and guidance are not enlightened, when there are no consistent rules, neighboring rulers will take advantage of this.

Great leaders are not defined by the absence of weakness, but rather by the presence of clear strengths.

And the propensity of weak and empty people to follow a leader into the darkness from which there is no return is still flourishing, as ever.

Weak leaders quote Lets wander where the wifi is weak.

Lets wander where the wifi is weak.

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It remains true that great managers recognize individualities and focus on developing strengths rather than weaknesses. Great leaders, in sharp contrast, recognize what is (or could be) shared in common - a vision, a dream, a mission, whatever - and inspire others to join them in the given enterprise.

I have never been over concerned or obsessed with opinion polls or popularity polls. I think a leader who is, is a weak leader. Between being loved and being feared, I have always believed Machiavelli was right. If nobody is afraid of me, I'm meaningless.

During critical periods, a leader is not allowed to feel sorry for himself, to be down, to be angry, or to be weak. Leaders must beat back these emotions

Weak leaders 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.

Weak leaders of churches blame people and circumstances.

Breakout church leaders accept responsibility and see God's possibilities in even difficult situations.

Strong leaders cannot tolerate weak leaders above them.

Acknowledging weakness doesn't make a leader less effective.

On the contrary, in most cases it is simply a way of expressing that he understands what everyone else has known for some time. When you acknowledge your weaknesses to the rest of your team, it is never new information.

Weak leaders quote My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weaknes

My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength.

Germany has become the economic heart of Europe because our leaders are weak.

Some of the best business and nonprofit CEOs I've worked with over a sixty-five-year consulting career were not stereotypical leaders. They were all over the map in terms of their personalities, attitudes, values, strengths, and weaknesses.

Real leaders are people who “help us overcome the limitations of our own individual laziness and selfishness and weakness and fear and get us to do better, harder things than we can get ourselves to do on our own.

Weak leaders quote The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The l

The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.

The role of the leader is to foster mutual respect and build a complementary team where each strength is made productive and each weakness irrelevant.

This group had a kind of dark glamour within the castle.

They were a motley collection; a mixture of the weak seeking protection, the ambitious seeking some shared glory, and the thuggish gravitating toward a leader who could show them more refined forms of cruelty.

The chief executive who knows his strengths and weaknesses as a leader is likely to be far more effective than the one who remains blind to them. He also is on the road to humility -- that priceless attitude of openness to life that can help a manager absorb mistakes, failures, or personal shortcomings.

Weak leaders quote Sometimes we are tested. Not to show our weaknesses, but to discover our strengt

Sometimes we are tested. Not to show our weaknesses, but to discover our strengths.

The chief executive who knows his strengths and weaknesses as a leader is likely to be far more effective than the one who remains blind to them.

I have worked with countless organizations that exhaust energy adapting to the weaknesses of the leader. I had a leader announce to his/her team the other day that he/she was the smartest person in the room. It perhaps was true, but that is where self-regulation should come in. The days of one genius surrounded by a bunch of worker bees are hopefully done. I know Millennials won't buy into such a scenario.

Germany has become the economic heart of Europe because our leaders are weak.

But Germany should never forget that France is Europe's political heart. What is happening here today foreshadows what will happen in the rest of Europe in the coming years: the great return of the nation-state, which they wanted to obliterate.

Weak leaders 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.

This is the problem we have with many Muslim leaders: They claim to differentiate between domestic and foreign issues and they are obsessed with being accepted, at sitting at the table of power in order to talk (or rather to listen) and to be tolerated. This is the starting point of our weakness. It is in our minds because we do not realize we are part of the system.

The influence of Sun Tzu on other North Vietnamese military strategists is harder to answer. Certainly many of the key leaders in Hanoi were aware of Sun Tzu and made use of his ideas - Vo Nguyen Giap applied many of these ideas in seeking out weak elements in the enemy's defenses, as did Truong Chinh, whose famous treatise, The Resistance Will Win (1947), cited the ideas of Mao Zedong as a model for the North Vietnamese to follow.

Mexico with the United States has outnegotiated us and beat us to a pulp through our past leaders. They've made us look foolish. We have a trade deficit of $60 billion with Mexico. On top of that, the border is soft and weak, drugs are pouring in, and I'm not going to let that happen.

Weak leaders quote A real leader faces the music, even when he doesn't like the tune.

A real leader faces the music, even when he doesn't like the tune.

The people are drugged with religion;

and that's why the elites - who understand that it is just a ritual, and understand the truth of it but won't teach the truth of it to awaken the masses of the people: so, the leaders live in luxury at the expense of the weak, at the expense of the poor.

To bring the worst of the worst terrorists inside the United States would be cause for great danger and regret in the years to come. It is recklessness cloaked in righteousness, and would make the American people less safe.

If I, the group leader, expect you, the group member, to be weak, then I elicit the weak part of you. If I expect you to be able to cope, I elicit your strength.

Weak leaders quote Our greatest weaknes lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is alway

Our greatest weaknes lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just on more time.

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I was never a prisoner of any theory.

What guided me were reason and reality. The acid test I applied to every theory or scheme was: Would it work? The acid test is in performance, not promises. It is not from weakness that one commands respect. As long as the leaders take care of their people, they will obey the leaders.

Caution is an important quality in a leader, but it has to be caution followed by decision. Caution followed by ambivalence can be a weakness.

In the period after the Second World War, there were still leaders in Europe who represented weak countries, but possessed a sense of global foreign policy. Nowadays, on the other hand, there are politicians who represent pretty powerful countries, but whose citizens are not prepared to sacrifice themselves for the state.

To an old leader will be born an idiot heir, weak both in knowledge and in war.

Great military leaders have to sacrifice soldiers;

great captains of industry have to sacrifice people. You can't only look after the poor, and the weak, and the disabled. You've got to do what's best for the community, and that often means sacrificing innocent people.

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