The first step to leadership is servanthood. – John C.Maxwell.
Leadership is not magnetic personality — that can just as well be a glib tongue.
It is not ‘making friends and influencing people’ — that is flattery.
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. – Peter F. Drucker
The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you.
In between, the leader is a servant. – Max DePree
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.
– Theodore Hesburgh
Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality. – Warren G. Bennis
The leader who exercises power with honor will work from the inside out, starting with himself. – Blaine Lee
Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions. – Harold Geneen
If you lead on the people with correctness, who will dare not to be correct? – Confucius
Leadership has a harder job to do than just choose sides. It must bring sides together. – Jesse Jackson
Leadership is an action, not a position. – Donald H. McGannon
Leaders are the ones who keep faith with the past, keep step with the present, and keep the promise to posterity. – Peter Ferdinand Drucker – Harold J. Seymour.
A good leader inspires others with confidence in him; a great leader inspires them with confidence in themselves. -Unkown.