Leadership


LEADERSHIP is establishing a direction and helping myself and others to do the right thing to move forward.

“Great necessities call forth great leaders.”

-Abigail Adams, Former First Lady of the United States

“Leadership should be born out of the understanding of the needs of those who would be affected by it.”

-Marian Anderson, contralto

“The manager asks how and when; the leader asks what and why.”

-Warren Bennis, author & scholar on leadership

“The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.”

-Kenneth Blanchard, author & management expert

“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, Former First Lady of the United States

“Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.”

-Peter F. Drucker, author and management consultant

“The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.”

-Harvey Firestone, Founder of Firestone Tire and Rubber Company

“Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.”

-Henry Ford, Industrialist & Founder of the Ford Motor Company

“Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions.”

-Harold S. Geneen, Former President of ITT Corporation

“The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men the conviction and the will to carry on.”

-Walter Lippmann, writer, reporting and political commentator

“A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.”

-Max Lucado, author & preacher

“Leadership is influence.”

-John C. Maxwell, author & motivational speaker

“Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.”

-Theodore Roosevelt, Former President of the United States

“Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character.  But if you must be without one, be without the strategy.”

-H. Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr., United States Army General

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

-Albert Schweitzer, theologian, philosopher and physician

“Become the kind of leader that people would follow voluntarily; even if you had no title or position.”

-Brian Tracy, author & speaker on business success