Famous Leadership Quotes






February 29, 2012  Leadership Quotes
" Leadership does not involve changing the mindset of the group, but the cultivation of an environment that brings out the best and inspires the individuals in that group to do what needs to be done."
Arthur F. Carmazzi

February 29, 2012  Team Building Quotes
" The best way to support dreams and stretch is to set apart small ideas with big potential, then give people positive role models and the resources to turn small projects into big businesses."
Jack Welch

February 29, 2012  Management Quotes
" We have a strategic plan. It's called doing things."
Herb Kelleher

February 27, 2012
" Building relations with people you don't know can be difficult and powerful at the same time! Be bold to ask for their name! Stamp it to memory and show genuine concern to hear what they have to say! Speak little and listen large! You will cultivate your gift of conversation with words of significant meaning! Do it every day and DO IT BIG!!!"
Copyright © 2011 Jimmy Hagewood

February 27, 2012
" Experience is not enough in leadership. Leaders should possess productive experiences!"
Written in 2011 by Gigs Gasper --- Philippines

February 27, 2012
" We communicate much more through our presence than the words."
Sri Sri Ravishankar --- Submitted by Narayan Veeraraghavachar --- India

February 22, 2012
" If you and I want to stir up a resentment tomorrow that may rankle across the decades and endure until death, just let us indulge in a little stinging criticism - no matter how certain we are that it is justified. When dealing with people, let us remember we are not dealing with creatures of logic. We are dealing with creatures of emotion, creatures bristling with prejudices and motivated by pride and vanity."
Dale Carnegie

February 22, 2012
" If there is no worker involvement, there is no quality system."
Lloyd Dobens

February 22, 2012
" The leader of the past... is a doer; of the present, a planner; of the future, a teacher. Her job is to develop capabilities; not to plan the company's actions but to increase its capacity to act, its responsiveness, and its repertoire. This kind of leader doesn't need to know everything; on the contrary, she'll want to be surrounded by people who know a whole lot more but trust her to weigh their competing claims."
Thomas A. Stewart

February 20, 2012
" True leaders inspire us to be bigger and do things we are afraid of doing."
Robert T. Kiyosaki

February 20, 2012
" Vision remains vision until you focus, do the work, and bring it down to earth where it will do some good."
Donald J. Trump

February 20, 2012
" I would have never amounted to anything were it not for adversity. I was forced to come up the hard way."
J.C. Penney

February 15, 2012
" Executive ability is deciding quickly and getting somebody else to do the work."
Earl Nightingale

February 15, 2012
" I like to tell people that all of our products and business will go through three phases. There's vision, patience, and execution."
Steve Ballmer

February 15, 2012
" Executives will have to invest more and more on issues such as culture, values, ethos and intangibles. Instead of managers, they need to be cultivators and storytellers to capture minds."
Leif Edvinsson

February 13, 2012
" Business is not just doing deals; business is having great products, doing great engineering, and providing tremendous service to customers."
Ross Perot

February 13, 2012
" Don't try to tell the customer what he wants. If you want to be smart, be smart in the shower. Then get out, go to work and serve the customer!"
Gene Buckley

February 13, 2012
" The true leader serves. Serves people. Serves their best interests, and in doing so will not always be popular, may not always impress. But because true leaders are motivated by loving concern rather than a desire for personal glory, they are willing to pay the price."
Eugene B. Habecker

February 8, 2012
" A man is truly ethical only when he obeys the compulsion to help all life, which he is able to assist, and shrinks from injuring anything that lives."
Albert Schweitzer

February 8, 2012
" To give without any reward, or any notice, has a special quality of its own."
Anne Morrow Lindbergh

February 8, 2012
" Leadership is a combination of strategy and character. If you must be without one, be without the strategy."
Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf

February 6, 2012
" There is no path. The path is made by walking."
Antonio Machado

February 6, 2012
" Even if you fall on your face, you're still moving forward."
Victor Kiam

February 6, 2012
" If you do a job, do it right or there is no point."
Cal Ripken, Jr.

February 1, 2012
" The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way."
Dale Carnegie

February 1, 2012
" The leader is a teacher who succeeds without taking credit. And, because credit is not taken, credit is received."
Lao Tzu

February 1, 2012
" How do you know you have won? When the energy is coming the other way and when your people are visibly growing individually and as a group."
Sir John Harvey-Jones


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