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.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go, but ought to be.
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
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.
A leader is best when people barely know that he exists.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.
Leadership is defined by results not attributes.
Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
Leaders aren't born they are made.
Leaders are not born, they're made.
The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality.
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.
The building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.
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.
The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.
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.