You don't lead by hitting people over the head - that's assault, not leadership.
The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them.
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.
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.
Leadership is defined by results not attributes.
Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.
Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way.
You manage things, you lead people. We went overboard on management and forgot about leadership. It might help if we ran the MBAs out of Washington.
To lead people, walk beside them ... As for the best leaders, the people do not notice their existence. The next best, the people honor and praise. The next, the people fear; and the next, the people hate ... When the best leader's work is done the people say, 'We did it ourselves!
Be strong, but not rude; Be kind, but not weak; Be bold, but not bully; Be humble, but not timid; Be prooud, but not arrogant.
Leaders are not born, they're made.
I can't give you the sunset, but I can give you the night.
Leaders aren't born they are made.
You can't blow an uncertain trumpet.
The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality.
A leader is best when people barely know that he exists.
What chance gathers, she easily scatters. A great person attracts great people and knows how to hold them together.
Leadership should be born out of the understanding of the needs
of those who would be affected by it
Earn your leadership every day.
A competent leader can get efficient service from poor troops, while on the contrary an incapable leader can demoralize the best of troops.
To do great things is difficult; but to command great things is more difficult.
What you do has far greater impact than what you say.
In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still.
He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.
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.
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