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Leadership Quotations

  1. 1. OUR TOP 25 LEADERSHIP QUOTATIONS
  2. 2. Leadership Quotations <ul><ul><li>Leadership Quote # 1 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Peter F Drucker </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Leadership Quotations <ul><ul><li>Leadership Quote # 2 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don't tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>George S Patton </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Leadership Quotations <ul><ul><li>Leadership Quote # 3 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dwight Eisenhower </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Leadership Quotations <ul><ul><li>Leadership Quote # 4 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I must follow the people. Am I not their leader? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Benjamin Disraeli </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Leadership Quotations <ul><ul><li>Leadership Quote # 5 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The very essence of leadership is that you have to have vision. You can't blow an uncertain trumpet. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Theodore M. Hesburgh </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Leadership Quotations <ul><ul><li>Leadership Quote # 6 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Theodore Roosevelt </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Leadership Quotations <ul><ul><li>Leadership Quote # 7 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Avoid having your ego so close to your position that when your position falls, your ego goes with it. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Colin Powell </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Leadership Quotations <ul><ul><li>Leadership Quote # 8 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pull the string, and it will follow wherever you wish. Push it, and it will go nowhere at all. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dwight Eisenhower </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Leadership Quotations <ul><ul><li>Leadership Quote # 9 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Situations need to be managed but people need to be led. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Simon Cooper </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Leadership Quotations <ul><ul><li>Leadership Quote # 10 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It is a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead -- and find no one there. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Franklin D Roosevelt </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Leadership Quotations <ul><ul><li>Leadership Quote # 11 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What you cannot enforce, do not command. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sophocles </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Leadership Quotations <ul><ul><li>Leadership Quote # 12 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership is the ability to get extraordinary achievement from ordinary people. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Brian Tracy </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Leadership Quotations <ul><ul><li>Leadership Quote # 13 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leaders are not born. They are made. They are made just like anything else. . . through hard work. That's the price we have to pay to achieve that goal or any goal. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vince Lombardi </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Leadership Quotations <ul><ul><li>Leadership Quote # 14 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leaders instill in their people internal belief and empower them to achieve their goals. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Simon Cooper </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Leadership Quotations <ul><ul><li>Leadership Quote # 15 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If you do not look at things on a large scale, it will be difficult to master strategy. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Miyamoto Mursashi </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Leadership Quotations <ul><ul><li>Leadership Quote # 16 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accept the challenges so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>George S Patton </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Leadership Quotations <ul><ul><li>Leadership Quote # 17 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t let adverse facts stand in the way of a good decision. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Colin Powell </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Leadership Quotations <ul><ul><li>Leadership Quote # 18 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To be able to lead others, a man must be willing to go forward alone. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Harry Truman </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Leadership Quotations <ul><ul><li>Leadership Quote # 19 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The question, 'Who ought to be boss?', is like asking, 'Who ought to be the tenor in the quartet?' Obviously, the man who can sing tenor. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Henry Ford </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Leadership Quotations <ul><ul><li>Leadership Quote # 20 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Effective leadership is about earning respect. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alan Sugar </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. Leadership Quotations <ul><ul><li>Leadership Quote # 21 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The ability to summon positive emotions during periods of intense stress lies at the heart of effective leadership. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jim Loehr </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. Leadership Quotations <ul><ul><li>Leadership Quote # 22 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Goethe </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. Leadership Quotations <ul><ul><li>Leadership Quote # 23 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Winston Churchill </li></ul></ul>
  25. 25. Leadership Quotations <ul><ul><li>Leadership Quote # 24 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The leader’s job is not to cover all the bases - it is to see that all bases are covered. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>James Crupi </li></ul></ul>
  26. 26. Leadership Quotations <ul><ul><li>Leadership Quote # 25 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To lead people, walk beside them ... As for the best leaders, the people do not notice their existence. The next best, the people honour and praise. The next, the people fear; and the next, the people hate ... When the best leader's work is done the people say, 'We did it ourselves! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lao-Tsu </li></ul></ul>
  27. 27. Leadership Quotations <ul><ul><li>What’s your favourite leadership quotation? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Visit our leadership development blog and let us know – it might even make our next slideshow! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to Brilliant Leadership now </li></ul></ul>

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