Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
The best executive is one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Good leadership consists of showing average people how to do the work of superior people.
There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.
Commercialism is doing well that which should not be done at all.
Good management is the art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them.
People who don't take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year. People who do take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year.
Most of what we call management consists of making it difficult for people to get their work done.
Leaders don't create followers, they create more leaders.
The conventional definition of management is getting work done through people, but real management is developing people through work.
Pressure is something you feel when you do not know what you are doing.
Management is, above all, a practice where art, science, and craft meet
A leader leads by example not by force.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
Get the right people. Then no matter what all else you might do wrong after that, the people will save you. That's what management is all about.
Inventories can be managed, but people must be led.
Remember the difference between a boss and a leader. A boss says, Go! A leader says, Let's go!
Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes... but no plans.