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About leadership: No person can be a great leader
by W. A. Nance

About leadership: No person can be a great leader
unless he takes genuine joy
in the successes of those under him.
- W. A. Nance

Related topics: Motivational Business

Winners Dream Big Dreams.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

When we step on the battlefield, I will be
The First Boots On and the Last Boots Off.
- LtG. Hal Moore PHOTO

Great leadership is not the visit of an unexpected fate
but rather a flame which is kept burning
in spite of the winds of risk and opposition.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

 

Management is doing things right;
leadership is doing the right things.
- Peter F. Drucker

You don't lead by hitting people over the head -
that's assault, not leadership.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

You manage things, you lead people.
- Grace Hopper


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It is better to lead from behind
and to put others in front,
especially when you celebrate victory
when nice things occur.
You take the front line when there is danger.
Then people will appreciate your leadership.
- Nelson Mandela

Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine,
a possession for all time.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The price of greatness is responsibility.
- Winston Churchill

leading by example creates a degree of
loyalty and overall success
that cannot be achieved through
issuing orders from a lofty office.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The glue that holds all relationships together -
including the relationship between; the leader and the led
is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
- Brian Tracy

The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers,
who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt
to offer a solution everybody can understand.
- Colin Powell

It is better to displease the people
by doing what you know is right.
- William J. H. Boetcker

A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus
but a molder of consensus.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Leaders aren't born they are made.
And they are made just like anything else, through hard work.
And that's the price we'll have to pay
to achieve that goal, or any goal.
- Vince Lombardi

Don't try to manage people;
You manage things; You lead people.
- Grace Hopper

To lead people walk behind them.
- Lao Tzu

Your success will shine as a light of hope
and inspire numbers you cannot total.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A leader is not one who says, "Follow me."
A leader is one who says, "I'll go first."
- Neale Donald Walsch

The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity.
Without it, no real success is possible,
no matter whether it is on a section gang,
a football field, in an army, or in an office.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Never tell people how to do things.
Tell them what to do and they will
surprise you with their ingenuity.
- George S. Patton

The buck stops here.
- Harry S. Truman

Lead follow or get out of the way.
- Thomas Paine

When you can do the common things of life in an uncommon way,
you will command the attention of the world.
- George Washington Carver

When trouble arises and things look bad,
there is always one individual who perceives a solution
and is willing to take command.
Very often, that individual is crazy.
- Dave Barry

The reason why men do not obey us,
is because they see the mud at the bottom of our eye.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Leaders are those who empower others.
- Bill Gates

Winners must have two things:
definite goals and a burning desire to achieve them.
- Anonymous

A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved.
He inspires the power and energy to get it done.
- Ralph Nader

The wicked leader is he who the people despise.
The good leader is he who the people revere.
The great leader is he who the people say, "We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

Motivation is the art of getting people to do
what you want them to do because they want to do it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

I cannot trust a man to control others
who cannot control himself.
- Robert E. Lee

A leader is best when people barely know he exists;
when his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
they will say: we did it ourselves.
- Lao Tzu

When the best leader's work is done the people say,
"We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

The signs of outstanding leadership
appear primarily among the followers.
Are the followers reaching their potential?
Are they learning? Serving?
Do they achieve the required results?
Do they change with grace? Manage conflict?
- Max De Pree

The high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule.
- Albert Einstein

Example is leadership.
- Albert Schweitzer

Honor bespeaks worth. Confidence begets trust.
Service brings satisfaction.
Cooperation proves the quality of leadership.
- James Cash Penney

Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
- John F. Kennedy

If your actions inspire others to dream more,
learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
- John Quincy Adams

The full measure of a man is
not to be found in the man himself,
but in the colors and textures that
come alive in others because of him.
- Albert Schweitzer

While most managers spend their time attempting
to predict the future accurately -
and while that's valuable -
the best managers are able to generate a future
which was not going to happen otherwise -
that is, a future which was not predictable.
- Werner Erhard

I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles;
but today it means getting along with people.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The man of genius inspires us with
a boundless confidence in our own powers.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The man who promises everything, is sure to fulfill nothing,
and everyone who promises too much is in danger of
using evil means in order to carry out his promises,
and is already on the road to perdition.
- Carl Jung

I must follow the people.
Am I not their leader?
- Benjamin Disraeli

Never hold discussions with the monkey
when the organ grinder is in the room.
- Winston Churchill

The expert in battle seeks his victory
from strategic advantage
and does not demand it from his men.
- Sun Tzu

Being a leader is like being a lady,
if you have to go around telling people you are one, you aren't.
- Margaret Thatcher

Battles are won by slaughter and maneuver.
The greater the general, the more he contributes in maneuver,
the less he demands in slaughter.
- Winston Churchill

Some single mind must be master,
else there will be no agreement in anything.
- Abraham Lincoln

The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born -
that there is a genetic factor to leadership.
This myth asserts that people simply either
have certain charismatic qualities or not.
That's nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true.
Leaders are made rather than born.
- Warren G. Bennis

Leadership is the art of getting someone else
to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

No good comes from hurrying.
- Yiddish Proverb

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

See no evil, Hear no evil, Speak no evil.
- Japanese pictorial maxim (the Three Wise Monkeys)

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

Where there is no accusation of "fault,"
there can be no anger.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.
- Helen Keller

No man stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child.
- Anonymous (often attributed to Abraham Lincoln)

Do not blame the thistle that you see no beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Say NO to the demands of the world.
Say YES to the longings of your own heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Take your life in your own hands, and what happens?
A terrible thing: no one to blame.
- Erica Jong

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

Clouds come floating into my life,
no longer to carry rain or usher storm,
but to add color to my sunset sky.
- Rabindranath Tagore


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