No man is good enough to govern another man without the other's consent.
Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall.
I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.
That's nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born.
The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born - that there is a genetic factor to leadership. This myth asserts that people simply either have certain charismatic qualities or not. That's nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born.
Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success
Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.
Leadership is not about titles, positions or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another.
It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.
People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
Management is about arranging and telling. Leadership is about nurturing and enhancing.
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly.
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.
Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.
If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right.
Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.
People will never forget how you made them feel.
Only one man in a thousand is a leader of men -- the other 999 follow women.
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.
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.
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