Famous Leadership Quotes







October 31, 2012
" Leadership is about empathy. It is about having the ability to relate and to connect with people for the purpose of inspiring and empowering their lives."
Oprah Winfrey

October 31, 2012
" My philosophy of leadership is to surround myself with good people who have ability, judgment and knowledge, but above all, a passion for service."
Sonny Perdue

October 31, 2012
" Some people have ideas. A few carry them into the world and make them happen. These are the innovators."
Andrew Mercer

October 29, 2012
" We tell our young managers, 'Don't be afraid to make a mistake. But please don't make the same mistake twice.'"
Akio Morita

October 29, 2012  quotes for managers
" When all is said and done, a lot more is said than done."
Lou Holtz

October 29, 2012  quotes for leaders
" Within an organization, a few qualities must be homogenous - held in common by all. These are values, vision, and commitment to the team. However, in most areas, hiring for diversity is the wisest course of action. The strongest environments are inhabited by leaders with varied expertise, experiences, backgrounds, and temperaments."
John Maxwell

October 24, 2012  leadership quotes
" All my life, whenever it comes time to make a decision, I make it and forget about it."
Harry S. Truman

October 24, 2012  leader quotes
" Leaders are more powerful role models when they learn than when they teach."
Rosabeth Moss Kantor

October 24, 2012  management quotes
" It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership."
Nelson Mandela

October 22, 2012  team building quotes
" I've said it over and over -- when you get that one guy, you can win. A lot of times, one person can have a tremendous effect on a team."
Mike Ilitch - Owner Detroit Tigers and Detroit Red Wings

October 22, 2012  leadership quotes
" We need our veterans to set an example, like being the first ones there. A veteran is entitled to a bigger paycheck, but not a special set of rules."
Jim Leyland - Manager - Detroit Tigers

October 22, 2012  quotes for teams
" We've played hard as a team and found ways to win. We've done that a lot, and you're optimistic those things can continue."
Mike Babcock - Detroit Red Wings Head Coach

October 17, 2012
" Big thinking precedes great achievement."
Wilferd Peterson

October 17, 2012
" A great leader's courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position."
John Maxwell

October 15, 2012
" A manager is an assistant to his men."
Thomas J. Watson

October 15, 2012
" If I pick up the phone, I accept the responsibility to ensure the caller is satisfied, no matter what the issue is."
Michael Ramundo

October 15, 2012
" I am neither an optimist nor pessimist, but a possibilist."
Max Lerner

October 10, 2012  creative leadership quotes
" When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn't really do it, they just saw something."
Steve Jobs

October 10, 2012  leadership service quotes
" I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others... I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent."
Thomas Edison

October 10, 2012  ideas for leaders quotes
" Capital isn't so important in business. Experience isn't so important. You can get both these things. What is important is ideas. If you have ideas, you have the main asset you need, and there isn't any limit to what you can do with your business and your life."
Harvey Firestone

October 8, 2012
" It is not the employer who pays the wages. Employers only handle the money. It is the customer who pays the wages."
Henry Ford

October 8, 2012
" Customers don't expect you to be perfect. They do expect you to fix things when they go wrong."
Donald Porter

October 8, 2012
" With businesses, you go to the same places because you like the service, you like the people and they take care of you. They greet you with a smile. That's how people want to be treated, with respect. That's what I tell my employees... customer service is very important."
Magic Johnson

October 2, 2012  leadership quotes
" To be a leader is difficult, but to be regarded as a good leader is more difficult."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Jerry O. Nnaji

October 2, 2012  teamwork Quotes
" Teamwork means more 'we' and less 'me'. TEAM stands for: Together - Everyone - Achieves - More. We must learn to work as a unit. Unity is Strength."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Kwabena Opare Amoah

October 2, 2012  reality Quotes
" When you go up the organizational hierarchy, do not forget to always stay in touch with reality."
Written in 2012 by Gigs Gasper

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