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Thoughtful Quotes About Leadership (Page 2 of 2)

Quote: Without strong visionary leadership, no strategy will be executed effectively. by author Robert S. Kaplan overlaid on photo of sunset
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Without strong visionary leadership, no strategy will be executed effectively.


Quote: Leadership is a matter of how to be -- not how to do it. by author Frances Hesselbein overlaid on photo of person holding light bulb
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Leadership is a matter of how to be -- not how to do it.


Quote: To help others see their own paths, spark the fuel of their personal passions. by author Chris Hutchinson overlaid on photo of man carrying woman
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To help others see their own paths, spark the fuel of their personal passions.


Quote: I think in a lot of ways, I handle the leadership role a little different than others. I'm not going to rah-rah or slap you across the helmet or push you. I'm going to talk to you. by author Donovan McNabb overlaid on photo of photo of author Donovan McNabb with quote

I think in a lot of ways, I handle the leadership role a little different than others. I'm not going to rah-rah or slap you across the helmet or push you. I'm going to talk to you.


Quote: My purpose is to help people understand that leadership skills are useful and relevant for pursuing meaningful aspirations in all aspects of life, and that this is a choice, a decision, not a default. by author Stewart D. Friedman overlaid on photo of yellow and white color illustration
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My purpose is to help people understand that leadership skills are useful and relevant for pursuing meaningful aspirations in all aspects of life, and that this is a choice, a decision, not a default.


Quote: The supreme quality of leadership is integrity. by author Dwight D. Eisenhower overlaid on photo of man in black pants sitting on chair
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The supreme quality of leadership is integrity.


Quote: A great person attracts great people and knows how to hold them together. by author Johann Wolfgang von Goethe overlaid on photo of woman singing on stage
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A great person attracts great people and knows how to hold them together.


Quote: When people talk, listen completely. by author Ernest Hemingway overlaid on photo of person using laptop
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When people talk, listen completely.


Quote: Leadership is seeing the possibilities in a situation while others are seeing the limitations. by author John C. Maxwell overlaid on photo of man on running field
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Leadership is seeing the possibilities in a situation while others are seeing the limitations.


Quote: Good leadership isn't about advancing yourself. It's about advancing your team. by author John C. Maxwell overlaid on photo of woman standing on cliff
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Good leadership isn't about advancing yourself. It's about advancing your team.


Quote: The difference between mere management and leadership is communication. by author Winston Churchill overlaid on photo of silhouette of elephant on brown sand during sunset
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The difference between mere management and leadership is communication.


Quote: Leadership is the art of accomplishing more than the science of management says is possible. by author Colin Powell overlaid on photo of landscape photography of waves and clouds
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Leadership is the art of accomplishing more than the science of management says is possible.


Quote: The more seriously you take your growth, the more seriously your people will take you. by author John C. Maxwell overlaid on photo of women's black and pink monokini
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The more seriously you take your growth, the more seriously your people will take you.


Quote: The most improper job of any man, even saints (who at any rate were at least unwilling to take it on), is bossing other men. Not one in a million is fit for it, and least of all those who seek the opportunity. by author J. R. R. Tolkien overlaid on photo of photo of author J. R. R. Tolkien with quote

The most improper job of any man, even saints (who at any rate were at least unwilling to take it on), is bossing other men. Not one in a million is fit for it, and least of all those who seek the opportunity.


The leader works in the open and the boss in covert. The leader leads, and the boss drives.


Quote: Leadership is the power of one harnessing the power of many. by author John C. Maxwell overlaid on photo of landscape photography of mountains with cloudy skies during golden hour
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Leadership is the power of one harnessing the power of many.


Quote: A good leader can't get too far ahead of his followers. by author Franklin D. Roosevelt overlaid on photo of man in white and black button up shirt holding lighted candle
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A good leader can't get too far ahead of his followers.


Quote: The greatest leaders mobilize others by coalescing people around a shared vision. by author Kenneth H. Blanchard overlaid on photo of person in a plane flying at high altitude taking photo of left airplane wing during daytime
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The greatest leaders mobilize others by coalescing people around a shared vision.


Quote: Leadership is the readiness to stand out in a crowd. by author John C. Maxwell overlaid on photo of A man in a black suit loosening his tie
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Leadership is the readiness to stand out in a crowd.


Quote: The exercise of true leadership is inversely proportional to the exercise of power. by author Stephen Covey overlaid on photo of yellow flower in green grass field
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The exercise of true leadership is inversely proportional to the exercise of power.


Quote: When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out. by author Napoléon Bonaparte overlaid on photo of man jumping on hill during golden hour
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When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.


Quote: Leadership is lifting a person's vision to high sights, the raising of a person's performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations. by author Peter Drucker overlaid on photo of white wall paint with white wall paint
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Leadership is lifting a person's vision to high sights, the raising of a person's performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.


Quote: Knowing what must be done does away with fear. by author Rosa Parks overlaid on photo of low angle photo of city high rise buildings during daytime
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Knowing what must be done does away with fear.


Quote: No one can whistle a symphony. It takes a whole orchestra to play it. by author Halford Luccock overlaid on photo of two private jets money plane
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No one can whistle a symphony. It takes a whole orchestra to play it.


Quote: The boss inspires fear; the leader inspires enthusiasm. by author John C. Maxwell overlaid on photo of people standing inside city building
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The boss inspires fear; the leader inspires enthusiasm.


Quote: When the leader lacks confidence, the followers lack commitment. by author John C. Maxwell overlaid on photo of silhouette of elephant on brown sand during sunset
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When the leader lacks confidence, the followers lack commitment.


Quote: Always try to associate yourself with and learn as much as you can from those who know more than you do, who do better than you, who see more clearly than you. by author Dwight D. Eisenhower overlaid on photo of backdrop solid
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Always try to associate yourself with and learn as much as you can from those who know more than you do, who do better than you, who see more clearly than you.


Quote: Real leadership is being the person others will gladly and confidently follow. by author John C. Maxwell overlaid on photo of red and yellow abstract painting
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Real leadership is being the person others will gladly and confidently follow.


Quote: Leaders grow; they are not made. by author Peter Drucker overlaid on photo of person cooking on seashore
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Leaders grow; they are not made.


Quote: The single biggest way to impact an organization is to focus on leadership development. There is almost no limit to the potential of an organization that recruits good people, raises them up as leaders and continually develops them. by author John C. Maxwell overlaid on photo of brown leaf on brown stem
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The single biggest way to impact an organization is to focus on leadership development. There is almost no limit to the potential of an organization that recruits good people, raises them up as leaders and continually develops them.


Quote: The leader sees leadership as responsibility rather than as rank and privilege. by author Peter Drucker overlaid on photo of A view of the night showing stars
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The leader sees leadership as responsibility rather than as rank and privilege.


Quote: Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others. by author Jack Welch overlaid on photo of red textile in close up photography
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Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.


Quote: Leaders think and talk about the solutions. Followers think and talk about the problems. by author Brian Tracy overlaid on photo of sunset highway
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Leaders think and talk about the solutions. Followers think and talk about the problems.


Quote: Leadership is influence. by author John C. Maxwell overlaid on photo of None
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Leadership is influence.


Quote: Keep your promises and be consistent. Be the kind of person others can trust. by author Roy T. Bennett overlaid on photo of man and woman hugging each other
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Keep your promises and be consistent. Be the kind of person others can trust.


Quote: It is a curious thing, Harry, but perhaps those who are best suited to power are those who have never sought it. Those who, like you, have leadership thrust upon them, and take up the mantle because they must, and find to their own surprise that they wear it well. by author Albus Dumbledore overlaid on photo of photo of author Albus Dumbledore with quote

It is a curious thing, Harry, but perhaps those who are best suited to power are those who have never sought it. Those who, like you, have leadership thrust upon them, and take up the mantle because they must, and find to their own surprise that they wear it well.


Quote: The challenge of leadership is to be strong but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not a bully; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly. by author Jim Rohn overlaid on photo of white wall tiles
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The challenge of leadership is to be strong but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not a bully; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly.


Quote: If we did the things we are capable of, we would astound ourselves. by author Thomas Edison overlaid on photo of black vehicle on road between trees during daytime
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If we did the things we are capable of, we would astound ourselves.


Quote: I am the captain of my soul. by author Nelson Mandela overlaid on photo of None
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I am the captain of my soul.


Quote: Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of clear glass hour glass with black liquid
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Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person.


Quote: Forget about the fast lane. If you really want to fly, just harness your power to your passion. by author Oprah Winfrey overlaid on photo of black bird flying on white background
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Forget about the fast lane. If you really want to fly, just harness your power to your passion.


Quote: Even a small reduction in errors and rework can have a significant impact. by author Abigail Johnson overlaid on photo of grayscale photography of elephant
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Even a small reduction in errors and rework can have a significant impact.


Quote: A truly equal world would be one where women ran half our countries and companies and men ran half our homes. by author Sheryl Sandberg overlaid on photo of woman standing in green field
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A truly equal world would be one where women ran half our countries and companies and men ran half our homes.


Quote: If a man knows not to which port he sails, no wind is favorable. by author Seneca the Younger overlaid on photo of silhouette of mountains during starry night
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If a man knows not to which port he sails, no wind is favorable.


Quote: If you really want the key to success, start by doing the opposite of what everyone else is doing. by author Brad Szollose overlaid on photo of brown sand under blue sky during daytime
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If you really want the key to success, start by doing the opposite of what everyone else is doing.


Quote: When people are financially invested, they want a return. When people are emotionally invested, they want to contribute. by author Simon Sinek overlaid on photo of time lapse photography body of water
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When people are financially invested, they want a return. When people are emotionally invested, they want to contribute.


Quote: Average leaders raise the bar on themselves; good leaders raise the bar for others; great leaders inspire others to raise their own bar. by author Orrin Woodward overlaid on photo of white petaled flower
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Average leaders raise the bar on themselves; good leaders raise the bar for others; great leaders inspire others to raise their own bar.


Quote: Great leaders are not defined by the absence of weakness, but rather by the presence of clear strengths. by author John Zenger overlaid on photo of person standing on rock beside body of water between green trees
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Great leaders are not defined by the absence of weakness, but rather by the presence of clear strengths.


Quote: More leaders have been made by accident, circumstance, sheer grit, or will than have been made by all the leadership courses put together. by author Warren G. Bennis overlaid on photo of closeup photo of lounger chairs and beach umbrellas
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More leaders have been made by accident, circumstance, sheer grit, or will than have been made by all the leadership courses put together.


Quote: Wisdom is knowing what to do next, skill is knowing how to do it, and virtue is doing it. by author David Star Jordan overlaid on photo of three clear glass cups
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Wisdom is knowing what to do next, skill is knowing how to do it, and virtue is doing it.


Quote: Lead me, follow me, or get the hell out of my way. by author George S. Patton overlaid on photo of photo of author George S. Patton with quote

Lead me, follow me, or get the hell out of my way.


Quote: Leadership requires belief in the mission and unyielding perseverance to achieve victory. by author Jocko Willink overlaid on photo of silhouette of person jumping in mid air
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Leadership requires belief in the mission and unyielding perseverance to achieve victory.


Quote: To the highest leadership among women it is given to hold steadily in one hand the sacred vessels that hold the ancient sanctities of life, and in the other a flaming torch to light the way for oncoming generations. by author Anna Garlin Spencer overlaid on photo of photo of author Anna Garlin Spencer with quote

To the highest leadership among women it is given to hold steadily in one hand the sacred vessels that hold the ancient sanctities of life, and in the other a flaming torch to light the way for oncoming generations.


Quote: Our destiny is not written for us, but by us. by author Barack Obama overlaid on photo of photography of lake near tree
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Our destiny is not written for us, but by us.


Quote: Leaders live by choice, not by accident. by author Mark Gorman overlaid on photo of person using laptop
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Leaders live by choice, not by accident.


Quote: A winner is a dreamer who never gives up. by author Nelson Mandela overlaid on photo of black and white photo of woman looking upward
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A winner is a dreamer who never gives up.


Quote: Faith moves mountains, love transforms hearts. by author John Paul Warren overlaid on photo of man in black pants sitting on chair
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Faith moves mountains, love transforms hearts.


Quote: Hire character. Train skill. by author Peter Schutz overlaid on photo of low-angle photography of man in the middle of buidligns
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Hire character. Train skill.


Quote: Leadership is like third grade: it means repeating the significant things. by author Max De Pree overlaid on photo of red flame
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Leadership is like third grade: it means repeating the significant things.


Quote: Leadership is the art of giving people a platform for spreading ideas that work. by author Seth Godin overlaid on photo of three pink tulip flowers
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Leadership is the art of giving people a platform for spreading ideas that work.


Quote: If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then, you are an excellent leader. by author Dolly Parton overlaid on photo of lighted candle in dark room
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If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then, you are an excellent leader.


Quote: The mark of a great man is one who knows when to set aside the important things in order to accomplish the vital ones. by author Brandon Sanderson overlaid on photo of green trees under white sky during daytime
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The mark of a great man is one who knows when to set aside the important things in order to accomplish the vital ones.


Quote: In the future, there will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders. by author Sheryl Sandberg overlaid on photo of pink tulips in clear glass vase
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In the future, there will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders.


Quote: You manage things; you lead people. by author Grace Hopper overlaid on photo of people walking on grey concrete floor during daytime
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You manage things; you lead people.


Quote: The ability to learn is the most important quality a leader can have. by author Sheryl Sandberg overlaid on photo of rock mountain during starry night
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The ability to learn is the most important quality a leader can have.


Quote: Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front. by author Nelson Mandela overlaid on photo of people raises hands
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Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front.


Quote: Mountaintops inspire leaders but valleys mature them. by author Winston Churchill overlaid on photo of man in black pants sitting on chair
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Mountaintops inspire leaders but valleys mature them.


Quote: If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. by author Shane Parrish overlaid on photo of two person standing while watching sky
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If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.


Quote: Open the window of your mind. Allow the fresh air, new lights and new truths to enter. by author Amit Ray overlaid on photo of green sports court illustration
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Open the window of your mind. Allow the fresh air, new lights and new truths to enter.


Quote: You get in life what you have the courage to ask for. by author Oprah Winfrey overlaid on photo of people standing inside city building
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You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.


With a hint of good judgment, to fear nothing, not failure or suffering or even death, indicates that you value life the most. You live to the extreme; you push limits; you spend your time building legacies. Those do not die.


Quote: It is the responsibility of intellectuals to speak the truth and expose lies. by author Noam Chomsky overlaid on photo of aerial photo of foggy mountains
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It is the responsibility of intellectuals to speak the truth and expose lies.


Quote: Wise leaders generally have wise counselors because it takes a wise person themselves to distinguish them. by author Diogenes overlaid on photo of white stars in the sky during night time
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Wise leaders generally have wise counselors because it takes a wise person themselves to distinguish them.


Quote: None of us is as smart as all of us. by author Phil Condit overlaid on photo of A man in a black suit loosening his tie
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None of us is as smart as all of us.


Quote: Absolute identity with one's cause is the first and great condition of successful leadership. by author Woodrow Wilson overlaid on photo of Arizona landscape
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Absolute identity with one's cause is the first and great condition of successful leadership.


Quote: Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. by author W. H. Murray overlaid on photo of green trees on forest during daytime
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Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.


Quote: The manager accepts the status quo; the leader challenges it. by author Warren G. Bennis overlaid on photo of person surfing on blue sea during daytime
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The manager accepts the status quo; the leader challenges it.


Quote: The manager asks how and when; the leader asks what and why. by author Warren G. Bennis overlaid on photo of person holding green plant during daytime
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The manager asks how and when; the leader asks what and why.


Quote: As you enter positions of trust and power, dream a little before you think. by author Toni Morrison overlaid on photo of silhouette of man standing on rock while looking in sky
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As you enter positions of trust and power, dream a little before you think.


Quote: In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. by author Thomas Jefferson overlaid on photo of green mountain ]
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In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.


Quote: If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully. by author Thomas Fuller overlaid on photo of people standing inside city building
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If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.


Quote: It does not make sense that everybody should duplicate efforts when we could be working together. by author Theresa May overlaid on photo of Close-up of a white line on green grass in a soccer field
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It does not make sense that everybody should duplicate efforts when we could be working together.


Quote: Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower. by author Steve Jobs overlaid on photo of person sitting on chair holding iPad
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Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.


Quote: Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out. by author Stephen Covey overlaid on photo of palm tree under orange sky
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Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.


Quote: Good leaders must first become good servants. by author Robert K. Greenleaf overlaid on photo of MacBook Pro beside plant in vase
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Good leaders must first become good servants.


Quote: Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean. by author Ryunosuke Satoro overlaid on photo of man wearing watch with black suit
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Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.


Quote: The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves. by author Ray Kroc overlaid on photo of aerial photo of foggy mountains
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The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.


Quote: Leadership is intangible, and therefore no weapon ever designed can replace it. by author Omar N. Bradley overlaid on photo of brown grass field during daytime
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Leadership is intangible, and therefore no weapon ever designed can replace it.


Quote: Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things. by author Peter Drucker overlaid on photo of mountains under starry sky during nighttime
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Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.


Quote: I think leadership is not something you learn; it's something you discover. by author Myles Munroe overlaid on photo of water color palette on white surface
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I think leadership is not something you learn; it's something you discover.


Quote: Character in leadership is the most important balance for leadership. Without character, leaders have no safety. Leadership has no protection without character. by author Myles Munroe overlaid on photo of cute spaniel dog on beach wallpaper
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Character in leadership is the most important balance for leadership. Without character, leaders have no safety. Leadership has no protection without character.


Quote: A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus. by author Martin Luther King Jr.  overlaid on photo of photo of gray elephant on grass
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A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.


Quote: When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful. by author Malala Yousafzai overlaid on photo of focus photo of a hummingbird on leaf
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When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful.


Quote: When you're in a leadership role, you can never please all of the people all of the time. There's also a lot of responsibility that goes along with it that others may not realize. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of silhouette of praying man
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When you're in a leadership role, you can never please all of the people all of the time. There's also a lot of responsibility that goes along with it that others may not realize.


Quote: Leadership involves finding a parade and getting in front of it. by author John Naisbitt overlaid on photo of cloudy sky
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Leadership involves finding a parade and getting in front of it.


Quote: Everything rises and falls on leadership. by author John C. Maxwell overlaid on photo of business newspaper wallpaper
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Everything rises and falls on leadership.


Quote: People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision. by author John C. Maxwell overlaid on photo of grey cliff near body of water
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People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision.


Quote: A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. by author John C. Maxwell overlaid on photo of silhouette of mountains during starry night
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A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.


Quote: A person always doing his or her best becomes a natural leader, just by example. by author Joe DiMaggio overlaid on photo of sunset
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A person always doing his or her best becomes a natural leader, just by example.


Quote: A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better. by author Jim Rohn overlaid on photo of white smoke
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A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.


Quote: Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world. by author Hillary Clinton overlaid on photo of selective focus photo of woman holding sunflower surrounded by sunflowers
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Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world.


Quote: A leader does not deserve the name unless he is willing occasionally to stand alone. by author Henry Kissinger overlaid on photo of silhouette photography of person in gray sailing boat in the middle of body of water
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A leader does not deserve the name unless he is willing occasionally to stand alone.


Quote: Don't find fault, find a remedy. by author Henry Ford overlaid on photo of person standing near the stairs
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Don't find fault, find a remedy.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Don't find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain.


Quote: The real leader has no need to lead -- he is content to point the way. by author Henry Miller overlaid on photo of flat lay photography teacup on top of saucer
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The real leader has no need to lead -- he is content to point the way.


Quote: A community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm. by author Henrik Ibsen overlaid on photo of low angle view of blue clouds
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A community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm.


Quote: It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. by author Harry S. Truman overlaid on photo of white ceramic mug with coffee on brown wooden table
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It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. Harry S.


Quote: The only safe ship in a storm is leadership. by author Faye Wattleton overlaid on photo of person sitting on chair holding iPad
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The only safe ship in a storm is leadership.


Quote: To be persuasive we must be believable; to be believable we must be credible; credible we must be truthful. by author Edward R. Murrow overlaid on photo of red rose with droplets
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To be persuasive we must be believable; to be believable we must be credible; credible we must be truthful.


Quote: You don't lead by hitting people over the head -- that's assault, not leadership. by author Dwight D. Eisenhower overlaid on photo of sunset
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You don't lead by hitting people over the head -- that's assault, not leadership.


Quote: Never give an order that can't be obeyed. by author Douglas MacArthur overlaid on photo of white and black boat on sea during daytime
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Never give an order that can't be obeyed.


Quote: I think we need the feminine qualities of leadership, which include attention to aesthetics and the environment, nurturing, affection, intuition and the qualities that make people feel safe and cared for. by author Deepak Chopra overlaid on photo of brown wallpaper
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I think we need the feminine qualities of leadership, which include attention to aesthetics and the environment, nurturing, affection, intuition and the qualities that make people feel safe and cared for.


Quote: The role of leadership is to transform the complex situation into small pieces and prioritize them. by author Carlos Ghosn overlaid on photo of photo of author Carlos Ghosn with quote

The role of leadership is to transform the complex situation into small pieces and prioritize them.


Quote: The amount of good luck coming your way depends on your willingness to act. by author Barbara Sher overlaid on photo of round black clock on linen
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The amount of good luck coming your way depends on your willingness to act.


Quote: Force always attracts men of low morality. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of person wearing suit reading business newspaper
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Force always attracts men of low morality.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

An autocratic system of coercion, in my opinion, soon degenerates. For force always attracts men of low morality, and I believe it to be an invariable rule that tyrants of genius are succeeded by scoundrels. For this reason I have always been passionately opposed to systems such as we see in Italy and Russia to-day.


Quote: I am not in favour of quotas. Just put the best person into the job. It is not about gender; it is about experience, leadership and vision. by author Angela Ahrendts overlaid on photo of empty gray floor beside pool
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I am not in favour of quotas. Just put the best person into the job. It is not about gender; it is about experience, leadership and vision.


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