Leadership is the ability to do, not the ability to state
Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.
The history of the world is full of men who rose to leadership, by sheer force of self-confidence, bravery and tenacity.
Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.
Good leadership consists of showing average people how to do the work of superior people.
Leadership is applicable to all facets of life: a competency that you can learn to expand your perspective, set the context of a goal, understand the dynamics of human behavior and take the initiative to get to where you want to be.
We need not just a new generation of leadership but a new gender of leadership
Leadership is unlocking people's potential to become better.
I forgot to shake hands and be friendly. It was an important lesson about leadership.
Leadership development is not an event.
Throw away those books and cassettes on inspirational leadership. Send those consultants packing. Know your job, set a good example for the people under you and put results over politics. That's all the charisma you'll really need to succeed.
I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people
In this era of world leadership, the metal detector is the altar and the minicam may be god.
In our system leadership is by consent, not command. To lead a President must persuade. Personal contacts and experiences help shape his thinking. They can be critical to his persuasiveness and thus to his leadership.
The very essence of leadership is [that] you have a vision. It's got to be a vision you articulate clearly and forcefully on every occasion. You can't blow an uncertain trumpet.
Presidential leadership needn't always cost money. Look for low- and no-cost options. They can be surprisingly effective.
Strategic communication is at the core of effective leadership. Through a leader's use of verbal and written symbols employees are motivated or deflated, informed or confused, productive or apathetic. A leader's ability to carve off the verbal fat
and get to the meat of an issue, idea or plan will find success at every turn.
The leadership instinct you are born with is the backbone. You develop the funny bone and the wishbone that go with it.
I suppose that leadership at one time meant muscle; but today it means getting along with people.
Charlatanism of some degree is indispensable to effective leadership.
Leadership without support is like trying to make bricks without enough straw. True leaders reinforce their ideas and plans with strategic partnerships,alliances and supportive audiences.
The height of ability in the least able consists in knowing how to submit to the good leadership of others.
Leadership is a two-way street, loyalty up and loyalty down. Respect for one's superiors; care for one's crew.
Personal leadership is the process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with them.
The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority