The school made it very clear that women were entitled to positions of authority. That sense of entitlement allowed us to feel that we have a natural place in leadership in the world. That gave me a mental and emotional confidence.
To meet the expectations of the majority of our people, and to open up new vistas of economic opportunity so that the aspirations of Nigerians can stand a fair chance of being fulfilled in a lifetime, there must be a truly committed leadership in a democratic Nigeria.
Organizations endure, however, in proportion to the breadth of the morality by which they are governed. Thus the endurance of organization depends upon the quality of leadership; and that quality derives from the breadth of the morality upon which it rests.
Illegal immigration has become a dominant issue in this race. It's another example of where people see a lack of leadership in Washington.
A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done.
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.
The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.
Many people are aware that we are in peril and that there is no trustworthy leadership.
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Leadership requires the courage to make decisions that will benefit the next generation.
Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.
Studies have consistently shown that financial hardship is the biggest obstacle to heterosexual marriage, yet the Republican leadership has done precious little to help address the financial hardship faced by American families.
The truth is the Republican leadership has created a credit card Congress that is recklessly selling out the future of America, our children and our grandchildren, and President Bush is the most fiscally irresponsible President in the history of America.
There's a very big gulf between the black civil rights leadership in America and the black middle class in America. The black middle class are conservative. Many of those minorities can be persuaded to be members of the Republican Party.
We have no leadership, no captain at the helm as it were. We are, in effect, being led from disaster to disaster by a headless horseman run amok with stuffed pockets and an empty conscience.
Hamas, also elected to governmental leadership in Palestine, includes the jihadists, people who have declared war on the United States of America and its ally, Israel.
Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions.
Great leadership does not mean running away from reality. Sometimes the hard truths might just demoralize the company, but at other times sharing difficulties can inspire people to take action that will make the situation better.
I have a different vision of leadership. A leadership is someone who brings people together.
Leadership is the capacity and will to rally men and women to a common purpose and the character which inspires confidence.
The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes.
Leadership: The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Leadership is like the old galley ships. 100s are rowing, but only one (the captain) knows where they are going
The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.
Ethics must begin at the top of an organization. It is a leadership issue and the chief executive must set the example.