Good Morning Quotes & Coffee: Leadership

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28 Positive Quotes On Leadership

“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” -William Arthur Ward

“Do or do not. There is no try.” —Yoda

“It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.” —Aristotle Onassis

“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples.” —Mother Teresa

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” —Maya Angelou

“The leader has to be practical and a realist, yet must talk the language of the visionary and the idealist.” -Eric Hoffer

“Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.” -Robert Louis Stevenson

“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.” -Dolly Parton

“Good plans shape good decisions. That’s why good planning helps to make elusive dreams come true.” -Lester R. Bittel

“Leadership is not about titles, positions or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another.” -John C. Maxwell

“Power isn’t control at all — power is strength, and giving that strength to others. A leader isn’t someone who forces others to make him stronger; a leader is someone willing to give his strength to others that they may have the strength to stand on their own.” -Beth Revis

“I have three precious things which I hold fast and prize. The first is gentleness; the second is frugality; the third is humility, which keeps me from putting myself before others. Be gentle and you can be bold; be frugal and you can be liberal; avoid putting yourself before others and you can become a leader among men.” -Lao Tzu

“A man can only lead when others accept him as their leader, and he has only as much authority as his subjects give to him. All of the brilliant ideas in the world cannot save your kingdom if no one will listen to them.” -Brandon Sanderson

“Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.” -Albert Schweitzer

“Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.” -John C. Maxwell

“A leader. . .is like a shepherd. He stays behind the flock, letting the most nimble go out ahead, whereupon the others follow, not realizing that all along they are being directed from behind.” -Nelson Mandela

“Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.” -Harry S. Truman

“A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be.” -Rosalynn Carter

“There is a difference between being a leader and being a boss. Both are based on authority. A boss demands blind obedience; a leader earns his authority through understanding and trust.” -Klaus Balkenhol

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

“Your first and foremost job as a leader is to take charge of your own energy and then help to orchestrate the energy of those around you.” -Peter F. Drucker

“Average leaders raise the bar on themselves; good leaders raise the bar for others; great leaders inspire others to raise their own bar.” -Orrin Woodward

“It is the capacity to develop and improve their skills that distinguishes leaders from followers.” -Warren G. Bennis

“FOCUS = Follow On Course Until Successful.” -Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha

“Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion.” -Jack Welch

“Without the vision of a goal, a man cannot manage his own life, much less the lives of others.” -Jack Weatherford

“When nothing is sure, everything is possible.” -Margaret Drabble

And when we think we lead, we are most led.” -Lord Byron

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