The signs of outstanding leadership appear primarily among the followers.
Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it's amazing what they can accomplish.
To have long term success as a coach or in any position of leadership, you have to be obsessed in some way.
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.
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.
The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.
Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.
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.
We're here for a reason. I believe a bit of the reason is to throw little torches out to lead people through the dark.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
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.
Leaders aren't born they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that's the price we'll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal.
A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.
If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.
Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.
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.
You don't lead by hitting people over the head - that's assault, not leadership.
The very essence of leadership is that you have to have vision. You can't blow an uncertain trumpet.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
I cannot trust a man to control others who cannot control himself.
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