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.
You do not lead by hitting people over the head — that’s assault, not leadership.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
The ear of the leader must ring with the voices of the people.
A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.
A real leader has the ability to motivate others to their highest level of achievement; then gives them the opportunity and the freedom to grow.
Feedback is the breakfast of champions.
There’s something unique and different that makes a leader, and it’s not about creativity or courage or integrity…. A leader’s job is to rally people toward a better future.
The only real training for leadership is leadership.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other. John F. Kennedy
In the last analysis, what we are communicates far more eloquently than anything we say or do.
The very essence of leadership is that you have to have vision. You can’t blow an uncertain trumpet.
Theodore M. Hesburgh
Good leaders make people feel that they’re at the very heart of things, not at the periphery.
Warren G. Bennis