Great Quotes on Leadership

Leadership is an attitude and attribute we should all possess and use it to impact others. These are quotes said by great people which shows us the importance and key points of Leadership.

• “Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” – Jack Welch

• “The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.” – Ronald Reagan

• “Becoming a leader is synonymous with becoming yourself. It is precisely that simple and it is also that difficult.” – Warren Bennis

• “Every time you have to speak, you are auditioning for leadership.” –James Humes

• “A good leader leads the people from above them. A great leader leads the people from within them.”–M. D. Arnold

• “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” – John C. Maxwell

• “Leadership is the art of giving people a platform for spreading ideas that work.” –Seth Godin

• “A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others. He does not set out to be a leader, but becomes one by the equality of his actions and the integrity of his intent.” –Douglas MacArthur

• “There are no office hours for leaders.” –Cardinal J. Gibbons

• “One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.” –Arnold Glasow

• “The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.” –Ray Kroc

• “True leadership lies in guiding others to success–in ensuring that everyone is performing at their best, doing the work they are pledged to do and doing it well.” –Bill Owens

• “Control is not leadership; management is not leadership; leadership is leadership. If you seek to lead, invest at least 50 percent of your time in leading yourself–your own purpose, ethics, principles, motivation, conduct. Invest at least 20 percent leading those with authority over you and 15 percent leading your peers.” –Dee Hock

• “Leaders don’t inflict pain, they share pain.” –Max Depree

• “The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.” –Harvey S. Firestone

• “The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” –Ralph Nader

• “Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.” –Warren G. Bennis

• “Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results, not attributes.” –Peter F. Drucker

Remember; Leadership should be your lifestyle.

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