Leadership Quotes

I have noticed that we need more positive leaders in the world. Being a great leader is difficult and you have to have a different frame of mind, be able to understand people, be a visionary, disciplined and have the gift to inspire. Here are some amazing quotes I found from simpletruths.com that all deal with leadership.

Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.
Warren G. Bennis

Management is doing things right. Leadership is doing the right things.
Peter Drucker

One of the true tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.
Arnold H. Glasgow

Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced.
James Baldwin

If you want to know why your people are not performing well, step up to the mirror and take a peek.
Ken Blanchard

The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality, the last is to say ‘Thank you. In between the two, the leaders must become a servant.
Max De Pree

They don’t care how much you know until they now how much you care.
Theodore Roosevelt

The greatest management principle in the world is: the things that get rewarded and appreciate get done.
Michael LeBoeuf

Excellence is…caring more than others think is wise;
Risking more than others think is safe;
Dreaming more than others think is practical.
Expecting more than others think is possible.

Winston Churchill

You get the best efforts from others not by lighting a fire beneath them, but by building a fire within.
Bob Nelson

Quality is never an accident: It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction and skillful execution. It represents the wise choice of many alternatives.
William A. Foster

Values are critical guides for making decisions. When in doubt, they cut through the fog like a beacon in the night.
Robert Townsend

A leader’s job is to look into the future and see the organization not as it is, but as it should be.
Jack Welch

Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back a lot more than you’d expect.
Robert Half

The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.
Zig Ziglar

To lead the people, walk behind them.
Lao Tzu


About brendenmartin05

I am a graduate student earning my Master's In Teaching, working as an Administrative Assistant, looking for ways to change the public education field for the better using technology and imagination

Posted on January 31, 2012, in Uncategorized and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. I love your posts. They are enlightening, intelligent, and inspiring!
    Just like you!

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