Best 688 of Leaders quotes - MyQuotes
Clarity repositions you to quit nice activities that take you nowhere in order to pursue risky tasks that take you somewhere.
Great leaders create great cultures regardless of the dominant culture in the organization.
You don’t become the person you wish to become; you become the person you choose to become. True leadership does not come true wishes; it comes by choices!
Rest and comfort are two different things. Rest is a planned temporary time to refresh and refocus the leader. Comfort is when you settle into unproductive routines and accept satisfactory or unsatisfactory results.
The brain is the coast of many great monuments. Your ability to exploit the power of your brain is what makes you a leader. Leadership emerges from a positive mindset!
It is no longer just engineers who dominate our technology leadership, because it is no longer the case that computers are so mysterious that only engineers can understand what they are capable of. There is an industry-wide shift toward more "product thinking" in leadership--leaders who understand the social and cultural contexts in which our technologies are deployed. Products must appeal to human beings, and a rigorously cultivated humanistic sensibility is a valued asset for this challenge. That is perhaps why a technology leader of the highest status--Steve Jobs--recently credited an appreciation for the liberal arts as key to his company's tremendous success with their various i-gadgets.
Lailah Gifty Akita
Your special spiritual gifts and talents are your calling.
Achievements take leaders' name everywhere. Character keeps those names wherever they reach. A leader with no trust soon fades no matter how far he goes.
Managers are people who know what they want. Leaders are people who get what they want.
What I want from you comrade, what the world wants from you, O dearest, are the neurons of steel, within which dwells a mind of the same material of which the thunderbolt is made.
Mark W. Boyer
Added pressure and responsibility should not change one's leadership style, it should merely expose that which already exists.
The leader’s job is to show the way. The bottom line is that you can’t tell anything about the condition of the way if you've not traveled on it yourself!
You can’t afford to limit your joy. It has been proven several times that angry people are never happy people.
The failure of a person is wrapped in his ignorance about his strengths.
A man who tells you to follow him, will turn his followers into his company. While a true leader who does not tell you to follow him, will sit in the company of his followers. -- Suzy Kassem
The vision of life is not a "discovery"; it's a "work" and whatever position you occupy demands work. Your life may not be built on your visions if you go high and find yourself doing the vice. Going higher should be a priority; but being aware of the reason for getting there should be the focus!
In democracies where the citizens may read, hear or say what they like, the leaders are no better and no worse than the followers. So perhaps, if we cannot blame the leaders because the job of peacemaking is a sorry mess, we can only blame ourselves.
Amoral leaders have a way of revealing the character of those around them. Sometimes what they reveal is inspiring. For example, James Mattis, the former secretary of defense, resigned over principle, a concept so alien to Mr. Trump that it took days for the president to realize what had happened, before he could start lying about the man.
The most interesting aspect of leadership is that it cannot be predicted. All great leaders had been quite ordinary in their early years. It was only when they became leaders that people started recognising them as leaders. It is difficult to identify specific qualities that make a leader. However, when leaders emerge, people are inclined to point out their leadership qualities. Yet, when other people imbibe the same qualities and try to imitate the actions of their leaders, they may fail.
When leaders lack self-awareness, they doubt themselves; uncertain about their abilities; unclear about the direction to take on each turn, and more...
A church leadership that cannot provide members with business ideas should stop demanding tithe from them. Plant greatness in the members and they pay greatly; Plant zero in them and they pay in negatives!
For the love of money, Christian leaders have become addicted to the path to hell. Money is not a blessing from God; the path to righteousness is what God considers a blessing. Luke 16:13
To know the purpose of a product, you must pay attention to what the manufacturer said about it. What God said about you is that you must have dominion over all other creation. Just pay attention and take the lead!
Great battles that prevail in actions had been won or lost earlier in thoughts. When the mind resists change, it’s in vain the legs chase it!
Bernard Kelvin Clive
True Mentors, don't make their mentees a clone of themselves
Lailah Gifty Akita
May God give you the grace to do many good deeds.
A leaders job is to ELEVATE the team, not delegate the team. Elevate your team to take initiative.
We have a leadership crisis in our world today. It is based on the reality that we have developed leaders who care more about what people think about them, or how they are seen than they care about those that follow them.
Many self-leaders lead the world even by being invisible. The world learns from them without sitting in their classrooms.
You can’t lead people if you can’t lead yourself. Self-leadership qualities qualifies you to become a co-operate leader.
One of the most deadly causes of destruction of divine destinies is when a leader is failing, but he or she does not know it. Ignorance about your role is a death plot against people's successes.
A leader is one who chooses the interest of his followers over his personal ignominy. He can beg, steal and even snatch for the followers. He suffers individual loss for the sake of the gain of his followers. That makes him a leader whom people follow because they themselves do not have the courage to do so. People do not mind if someone else does all the dirty jobs for them while they can enjoy the fruits without getting their own hands dirty.
If we need the protection of men, let us first ask it from God. If we prevail with Him, the power of the most mighty and of the most wicked must minister to our relief.
Orders come from customers, not from leaders.
Mothers and fathers are born everywhere. What the world needs are leaders.
When people see their influence in a shared vision of the future, they become owners.
Practice holding labels lightly as leaders so you have greater range in your behaviors and are more adaptable and effective in a greater range of situations.
Lailah Gifty Akita
Young people will always need mentors to guide and support them.
Two types of leaders: there are thinkers and there are doers. Some are idea generators and others are the implementers.
A compassionate government does not need to pay too much attention to those who don't have needs. True leadership is to fulfill a need of the needy. People who have needs need attention indeed! Be a true leader!
To lead by example is to offer your life as a living diarry for others to read. Never make your life pages blank; make some marks there. Many people are reading you.
Where everyone wants to be a leader, it makes one a follower to want to be a leader, and a leader to know what to follow.
The world is my home, its people my family and my family is my responsibility. And this responsibility does not allow me to sleep at night, when I visualize the gloomy destination toward which the world is heading, with its biases, prejudices, hatred, misunderstandings and conflicts. These primeval elements of the human mind are quite vividly taking over the conscience of humanity, the devastating implications of which are already beginning to manifest in various corners of the society. So, my whole life is my vessel to empower the conscience of humans from all corners of the world with the exuberant tools of self-awareness, so that they could dive within the deepest fathoms of their soul on their own and discover the jewels of peace, contentment and progress.
Lailah Gifty Akita
A nation can be mighty, when the citizens put away their political differences, work together for a common vision, a common goal and a common good.
Demonstrating integrity is indispensable for leaders.
Sacrifice everything that is yours, to call up the humans in others.
A leader’s goal is to improve on upon the past and if your goal is to remain where you are, doing the same things you have done times and times again, you can’t lead.
Not money, not fame and not positions can transform an enemy into a friend but rather, it is love that can do such a job.
She fought off a T-rex with just a pepper spray and bad language. You couldn't be in better hands.
Would people be excited about your departure from the earth or they would wish you should come back again and again if possible?