Here we have the best Leadership Quotes from famous authors such as Newt Gingrich, Randall L. Stephenson, A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Ed Gillespie, Mwai Kibaki. Find the perfect quotation from our collection.
I’m not a natural leader. I’m too intellectual; I’m too abstract; I think too much.
Educationists should build the capacities of the spirit of inquiry, creativity, entrepreneurial and moral leadership among students and become their role model.
So I think that our foreign policy, the president’s strong and principled leadership when it comes to the war against terror and foreign policy is going to be an asset.
The things journalists should pay attention to are the issues the political leadership agrees on, rather than to their supposed antagonisms.
If there is such a thing as good leadership, it is to give a good example. I have to do so for all the Ikea employees.
Education is the mother of leadership.
I very much believe in values-based leadership and that the values that I believe in and try to govern by are transcendent values.
So, President Obama wants to change America. I understand that. We don’t need to change America. We need to change the White House. We need to change the leadership in the White House.
Hope and change? We’re not doing that anymore. They’re doing attack and blame. And so, I just think people are going to see through this. They want real leadership. They want us to get this country on the right track.
The failure of women to have reached positions of leadership has been due in large part to social and professional discrimination.
Through the inspiration of Vaclav’s words, the courage of his dissidence and the integrity of his leadership, Czechoslovakia successfully transitioned from an authoritarian state to a free democracy at the heart of Europe.
I think our leadership team is a highly accountable leadership team.
In this age, I don’t care how tactically or operationally brilliant you are: if you cannot create harmony – even vicious harmony – on the battlefield based on trust across service lines, across coalition and national lines, and across civilian/military lines, you need to go home, because your leadership is obsolete.
As a woman, my style defines my leadership. It’s a gentler, more compassionate approach. I consult, I listen and I compromise where it’s in the best interest of the citizens.
I believe that the will of the people is resolved by a strong leadership. Even in a democratic society, events depend on a strong leadership with a strong power of persuasion, and not on the opinion of the masses.
Leadership is hard. It’s a skill. It’s a technique.
I would say that one of the things that encouraged me so much when I became elected to the leadership was the letters I received from fathers of daughters, saying that, ‘My daughter can now do many more things because of what you did.’
I think leadership is service and there is power in that giving: to help people, to inspire and motivate them to reach their fullest potential.
The role of leadership is to transform the complex situation into small pieces and prioritize them.
Basketball Without Borders is a leadership camp that takes basketball to different places around the world, to Africa, Europe, America and Asia. It’s a camp that brings players from different parts of the continent to one city that’s been assigned as the host city. We’ve been going to a different city every year.
The government, under my leadership, will act to implement the rule of law and to maintain the independence of the judicial system, which is one of the pillars of maintaining a democratic system.
People look for their leadership to lead.
The first man gets the oyster, the second man gets the shell.
I think one of the keys to leadership is recognizing that everybody has gifts and talents. A good leader will learn how to harness those gifts toward the same goal.
Leadership desperately needs women.
I think you need to be intentional at times about your leadership – where you’re eating lunch, who you’re interacting with, making guys feel like you’re interested in what they’re doing. If it’s authentic, then it’s going to be an easy conversation and easy hangout time.
American presidential leadership never goes out of style.
The cost of leadership is self-interest.
At that time, the army leadership said the implementation of this agreement would allow everyone, including the IRA, to take its political objectives forward by peaceful and democratic means.
I’ve never worried about payback. People are hungry for leadership that’s not afraid of political consequence.
Leadership is particularly necessary to ensure ready acceptance of the unfamiliar and that which is contrary to tradition.
Leadership is not a basket of tricks or strategies or skills that you pull out. Leadership begins with the quality of the person.
To succeed in business it is necessary to make others see things as you see them.
I think the currency of leadership is transparency. You’ve got to be truthful. I don’t think you should be vulnerable every day, but there are moments where you’ve got to share your soul and conscience with people and show them who you are, and not be afraid of it.
Women account for about 70% of Africa’s food production and manage a large proportion of small enterprises. They are also increasingly represented in legislative and executive leadership positions.
For a homosexual, he’s one of the nicest guys I ever met. And he’s good at what he does. You know, he’s got leadership ability, and if these people here would listen to him, he would take ’em a long way. But anyway, me and Richard got to be pretty good friends – not in a homosexual way, that’s for sure.
I’m not up on the Internet, but I hear that is a democratic possibility. People can connect with each other. I think people are ready for something, but there is no leadership to offer it to them. People are ready to say, ‘Yes, we are part of a world.’
One of the best paradoxes of leadership is a leader’s need to be both stubborn and open-minded. A leader must insist on sticking to the vision and stay on course to the destination. But he must be open-minded during the process.
Hamas, also elected to governmental leadership in Palestine, includes the jihadists, people who have declared war on the United States of America and its ally, Israel.
You should govern not by partisanship, but by leadership.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been.
Clarity affords focus.
Tamil Nadu needs a leader, a leadership. I am coming to fill that vacuum.
I think the most important leadership lessons I’ve learned have to do with understanding the context in which you are leading. Universities are places with enormously distributed authority and many different sorts of constituencies, all of whom have a stake in that institution.
I don’t agree with all-male leaderships. Men cannot be left to run things on their own. I think it’s a thoroughly bad thing to have a men-only leadership.
I’m all for ambition and stretch goals. I set them for myself. But leadership isn’t the same as cheerleading. Believing in something is a necessary but absolutely insufficient condition for making it come true.
Such highly qualitative leadership is demanded especially in the realm of the fostering of right international relations. Here the demand is simply irresistible.
Military veterans have unique skills, experience, and qualifications that are invaluable to today‘s workforce, including teamwork and leadership skills, the proven ability to learn quickly, a strong work ethic, dedication, and the ability to work under pressure.
Mandela‘s heroism is the heroism of a man who suffered so badly for what he thought of as freedom. And yet when he had the upper hand he has this incredible self-control and these incredible leadership qualities.
Being a CEO still means sitting across the table from big institutional investors and showing your leadership and having them believe in you.
In politics, Joseph Smith was something of a radical. He preached, instead of democracy, a version of theocratic rule within a framework given by his own prophetic leadership. At Nauvoo, Smith affected a Napoleonic uniform and made himself into a general and quasi king of the polity he had constituted.
Public office is supposed to be a public trust. This is a clear sign of the rampant corruption at the highest levels of the Republican leadership.
One simple way to keep organizations from becoming cancerous might be to rotate all jobs on a regular, frequent and mandatory basis, including the leadership positions.
The House Republican leadership has simply run out of ideas.
President Reagan was a leader at a time when the American people most needed leadership. He outlined a vision that captured the imagination of the free world, a vision that toppled the Communist empire and freed countless millions.
The biggest novelty of 2013 will be new leadership in China. Very little is known about the views of the new leaders – who will rule the country for ten years. But we do know they’re the first generation of Chinese leaders who have spent the majority of their lives in a China ‘opening up’ to the rest of the world.
To me, leadership is about encouraging people. It’s about stimulating them. It’s about enabling them to achieve what they can achieve – and to do that with a purpose.
There are no ideas in the Republican Party right now in the Congress. They’re the party of no. They desperately need some intellectual leadership. And whatever you think of Newt Gingrich, he can supply intellectual leadership. So I hope he does run.
Leadership and management are not synonymous.
We need to restore U.S. leadership to a world order that is rules-based in order to protect our American dream here at home.
That is what leadership is all about: staking your ground ahead of where opinion is and convincing people, not simply following the popular opinion of the moment.
We have treated our most serious adversaries, such as Iran and North Korea, in the most juvenile manner – by giving them the silent treatment. In so doing, we have weakened, not strengthened, our bargaining position and our leadership.
A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.
Leadership is a choice, not a position.
My observation is that women are merely waiting for their husbands to assume leadership.
I vote my conscience first and my constituents next, regardless of the direction of our leadership.
I don’t think leadership demands ‘yes’ or ‘no’ answers; I think leadership is providing the forum for making the right decision, which doesn’t demand unanimity.
I’m committed to winning. The leadership of the Liberal Party is always the gift of the parliamentary Liberal Party, and I never make any presumptions on it.
Absolutely the United States should lead in space, for the survival of the United States. It’s inspiring for the next generation. If we lose leadership, then we’ll be using Chinese capability to inspire Americans.
The Chinese leadership hoped that the world would soon forget the Tiananmen Square massacre. Our job in Congress is to ensure that we never forget those who lost their lives in Tiananmen Square that day or the pro-democracy cause for which they fought.
Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.
Leadership offers an opportunity to make a difference in someone’s life, no matter what the project.
Honor bespeaks worth. Confidence begets trust. Service brings satisfaction. Cooperation proves the quality of leadership.
I recognize we will pay more attention when we have different leadership.
The amount of good luck coming your way depends on your willingness to act.
Let us build a 21st-century rural economy of cutting-edge companies and technologies that lead us to energy and food security. Such an investment will revitalize rural America, re-establish our moral leadership on climate security and eliminate our addiction to foreign oil.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I’m attempting to do right now.
I really do believe in succession building and giving people experience for future leadership.
I don’t know what leadership is. You can’t touch it. You can’t feel it. It’s not tangible. But I do know this: you recognize it when you see it.
My height doesn’t define my skill set. To be a great quarterback, you have to have great leadership, great attention to detail and a relentless competitive nature – and I try to bring that on a daily basis.
Music is all about leadership and there ain’t really a lot of leaders.
My philosophy of leadership is to surround myself with good people who have ability, judgment and knowledge, but above all, a passion for service.
I have never been afraid to stand up to the leadership on issues where we disagree. If you chose to keep Cambridge Labour, then I can continue to press the Government for the things that matter to you, in a way that members of the opposition are unable to.
The only safe ship in a storm is leadership.
If people want to get into leadership through corrupt practices, through corrupt means, I think that’s detestable; we have to take action.
No institution can possibly survive if it needs geniuses or supermen to manage it. It must be organized in such a way as to be able to get along under a leadership composed of average human beings.
I think most Americans understand that we went through a period in which American leadership was judged quite critically internationally.
We’ve been sitting at the compromise table for a long time. We’re just waiting for that cold chair to be warmed up by the Republican leadership. They still have time to do the right thing and be responsible. They just seem to be moving further and further away from it.
Charlatanism of some degree is indispensable to effective leadership.
I think directors should be confident in their leadership capabilities. I think directors should be confident in what they want to do.
In one of my recent books, ‘The Success Principles,’ I taught 64 lessons that help people achieve what they want out of life. From taking nothing less than 100 percent responsibility for your life to empowering others, these are the fundamentals to success – and to great leadership.
I look for my opportunities, not trying to go outside of my genuine realm, because leadership has to be genuine and authentic.
People invest in businesses that they believe have the leadership, mission and team to grow and operate profitably.
Insight essentially means being able to see things other people are not able to see. This is the hallmark of leadership.
Leadership is an individual sport, one that has to be fine-tuned to each of the people that reports to you. Leaders also need to provide the direction, energy, encouragement and inspiration for each person who reports directly to the leader as well as for the overall organization.
The atmosphere at my school was very competitive. Young girls were competing with each other every day for status, for leadership, for the affection of the teachers. I hated it.
We have outstanding schools, world-class teaching and inspirational leadership across the country.
But the fact is that the vast majority of Republicans support the Sinn Fein leadership.
Central to America’s rise to global leadership is our Judeo-Christian tradition with the vision of the goodness and possibilities of every human life.
Management’s job is to convey leadership’s message in a compelling and inspiring way. Not just in meetings, but also by example.
Leadership is being the best example you can be for your teammates. The guy that everybody can depend on on a nightly basis.
But 85 percent of the mosques have extremist leadership in this country. Most Muslims, the overwhelming majority of Muslims, are loyal Americans.
We’re trying to take a leadership role in solving the nation’s health-care crisis. We want everybody in this country to have health insurance.
Don’t necessarily avoid sharp edges. Occasionally they are necessary to leadership.
I have always supported measures and principles and not men.
One must be convinced to convince, to have enthusiasm to stimulate the others.
There is an irresistible demand to strengthen the leadership of the constructive forces of the world at the present momentous time. This is true because of stupendous, almost unbelievable changes which have taken place in recent years on every continent.
We live in a society obsessed with public opinion. But leadership has never been about popularity.
In the military, I learned that ‘leadership’ means raising your hand and volunteering for the tough, important assignments.
If you command wisely, you’ll be obeyed cheerfully.
Leadership is about stepping up when it’s the appropriate time and then making sure everyone knows that we’re all on the same page.
Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.
This – the leadership of the mayor is crucial, because it is to the mayor that people will look to provide the vision, the energy, and the sense of confidence in the rebuilding and the recovery.
Leaders have to act more quickly today. The pressure comes much faster.
Under President Trump‘s leadership, illegal immigration was the lowest it had been in 17 years. The Trump administration achieved this success because they understood the actual problems and addressed them.
Just as discipline and freedom are opposing forces that must be balanced, leadership requires finding the equilibrium in the dichotomy of many seemingly contradictory qualities between one extreme and another.
Most people associate command and control leadership with the military.
I definitely wasn’t cool in high school. I really wasn’t. I did belong to many of the clubs and was in leadership on yearbook and did the musical theater route, so I had friends in all areas. But I certainly did not know what to wear, did not know how to do my hair, all those things.
There are good leaders who actively guide and bad leaders who actively misguide. Hence, leadership is about persuasion, presentation and people skills.
My focus as part of the leadership is to keep talking about the independent voters, independent voters – how do we get the independent voters back?
Leadership is inspiring extraordinary people to step up and serve their country.
It’s a tremendous responsibility to be direct descendants of the prophet Muhammad. This family has had the burden of leadership on its shoulders for 1,400 years. I’m not going to drop the ball on my shift.
Studies have consistently shown that financial hardship is the biggest obstacle to heterosexual marriage, yet the Republican leadership has done precious little to help address the financial hardship faced by American families.
True leadership knows not to go to extremes but knows how to confront and appreciate challenges.
Clearly no one knows what leadership has gone undiscovered in women of all races, and in black and other minority men.
Jared Kushner is Ivanka Trump husband. Jared was instrumental in being kind of an overlay in kind of bringing Trump’s genius down to the all the different parts of leadership.
In terms of the principles of politics, I think I understand well. Thailand needs someone who has leadership, who has the management skills to help the country.
The more that social democracy develops, grows, and becomes stronger, the more the enlightened masses of workers will take their own destinies, the leadership of their movement, and the determination of its direction into their own hands.
The art of communication is the language of leadership.
I have disagreements with leadership, I have disagreements with the speaker, but I have those one-on-one.
The tradition that I come from has a great influence on Karnataka. Not just politically – it’s also my social and moral responsibility to draw citizens facing bad governance and lawlessness to a leadership that is capable of delivering good governance and development.
Turnaround or growth, it’s getting your people focused on the goal that is still the job of leadership.
All the leadership positions that I have had have one common denominator: none has required that I give up my science work.
The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
The art of leadership is not to spend your time measuring, evaluating. It’s all about selecting the person. And if you believe you selected the right person, then you give that person the freedom, the authority, the delegation to innovate and to lead with some very simple measure.
Leadership is about vision and responsibility, not power.
I feel fantastically excited that we have a leader who fought for the leadership without compromising his quite challenging view that the party has to change.
One of the things about leadership is that you’ve got to show up. And if you want to be president of the United States you’ve got to make a case to the American people that Barack Obama needs to be dismissed from his position.
Servant leadership is the foundation and the secret of Sam Walton’s ability to achieve team synergy.
I liked the military life. They teach you self-sufficiency early on. I always say that I learned most of what I know about leadership in the Marine Corps. Certain basic principles stay with you – sometimes consciously, mostly unconsciously.
History has shown that one cannot legislate a culture of integrity. And yet, one of the paramount responsibilities and challenges of corporate leadership is to ensure such a culture.
Washington doesn’t have just a spending problem, or just an entitlement problem, or just a taxing problem. We have a leadership problem. Fix that, and the first three problems are solved.
This week you will nominate the most experienced executive to seek the presidency in 60 years in Mitt Romney. He has no illusions about what makes America great, and he doesn’t confuse the presidency with celebrity, or loftiness with leadership.
I wanted to be a veterinarian and go to school in Boston. It didn’t quite work out that way, and I ended up joining the Navy as a suggestion of my big brother. It was really awesome – and I didn’t realize it at the time, -but provided a lot of leadership and followership teamwork opportunities.
It’s really necessary for the United States to continue to give strong leadership to the Middle East peace process, supported by European countries at the same time.
The message of the free world to any potential Palestinian leadership should be a simple one: Embrace democratic reform and we will embrace you.
The truth is the Republican leadership has created a credit card Congress that is recklessly selling out the future of America, our children and our grandchildren, and President Bush is the most fiscally irresponsible President in the history of America.
Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer an injury to one’s self-esteem. That is why young children, before they are aware of their own self-importance, learn so easily.
We need real leadership, Democrat, Republican and independent to stand up and say, we have to live within our means.
Presidential leadership needn’t always cost money. Look for low- and no-cost options. They can be surprisingly effective.
Leadership cannot just go along to get along. Leadership must meet the moral challenge of the day.
Many citizens see all the leadership of these large institutions together in a conspiracy against them rather than in any adversary relationship with each other.
On the other hand, the waging of peace as a science, as an art, is in its infancy. But we can trace its growth, its steady progress, and the time will come when there will be particular individuals designated to assume responsibility for and leadership of this movement.
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. Ideas are any man’s greatest asset.
I think America has a responsibility to maintain its leadership in technology and its moral leadership in the world, to explore, to seek knowledge.
Democrats are going to proudly run on the fact that we turned the economy around. It was our policies under President Obama‘s leadership through the Recovery Act, through investing in the automobile industry.
When President Obama was in the Senate, when he was a U.S. senator, he voted against raising the debt ceiling. And he said it was a lack of leadership that had brought us to this point.
I think it is quite dangerous for an organisation to think they can predict where they are going to need leadership. It needs to be something that people are willing to assume if it feels relevant, given the context of any situation.
A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.
The very exercise of leadership fosters capacity for it.
The key to being a good manager is keeping the people who hate me away from those who are still undecided.
Leadership in today’s world requires far more than a large stock of gunboats and a hard fist at the conference table.
Whose leadership, whose judgment, whose values do you want in the White House when that crisis lands like a thud on the Oval Office desk?
Think little goals and expect little achievements. Think big goals and win big success.
It is time for new leadership, new direction, and new results in Washington, D.C., and that is why I am running for United States Senate.
Putin‘s Russia is our adversary and moral opposite. It is committed to the destruction of the post-war, rule-based world order built on American leadership and the primacy of our political and economic values.
Leadership in telecommunications is also essential, since we are now in the age of e-commerce.
Projecting weakness will not make us safer or discourage attacks against us. We need to show leadership and strength by demonstrating that we will not tolerate violent acts against our people, and we will not leave our citizens or our interests vulnerable to an attack.
By providing outstanding economic leadership, this country can wage its attack successfully – and can thereby build the foundations of a peaceful world.
One of my beliefs about leadership is it’s not how many followers you have, but how many people you have with different opinions that you can bring together and try to be a good listener.
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
A more consistent and sustainable relationship with China will be a core goal of my administration. That requires open channels of communication, both with China’s leadership and the Taiwanese people.
I think the most important thing… is leadership. It’s something that has been lacking in young women and girls for a very long time, not because we don’t want to but because of what society has labeled women to be. I think we are the most powerful beings in the world and that we should be given every opportunity.
Leadership requires the courage to make decisions that will benefit the next generation.
Life isn’t easy, and leadership is harder still.
In 2006 it was a horrible election year, and, you know, I lost. But I lost because I continued to be a constant conservative, and the last six years I was someone who was a national figure in the sense that I was the third ranking Republican in leadership and I had just run President Bush’s campaign in Pennsylvania.
Nobody in a leadership level in American politics is trying to inspire the American people. Everybody needs to be goosed. The vast majority of people are not self-starters.
If you can provide the funding and you get the leadership, you’ll have a competitive team.
This administration and the leadership in Congress appear to be intent on valuing wealth over work, thereby placing working families at a distinct disadvantage.
Women are problem solvers, and often we don’t get much credit for that because the typical image of a leader is someone who’s loud, obnoxious, chest-pounding. That’s not my vision of what true leadership is; true leaders are the ones who work with great commitment to get something done.
I am leaving because I have to fight simultaneously a potential recurrence of cancer the Democratic leadership, a health care bill that’s going to destroy this country, my opposition to it and a belief that my party has become what it became – what it campaigned against.
For many members of Congress, the time for choosing is near – do what the party leadership demands, or do what the people have asked you to do. If my colleagues don’t mind some advice from a newcomer, I’d suggest going with the will of the people.
When we see a lack of leadership coming from the White House, that’s what brings leaders in Turkey to attack Israel the way they do. When we see a lack of leadership coming from the White House, that’s why we see the leader of Iran… continuing to build the nuclear reactors.
IBM has taken a leadership role in this area and is prepared to be a technology partner with companies around the world to take advantage of these new developments.
Xerox’s innovative technology and service offerings – delivered through an expanding distribution system with a lean and flexible business model – continue to solidify our market leadership, driving consistently strong earnings performance.
Leadership is service to others.
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.
I think America has more than enough maturity and intelligence to start exercising its world leadership responsibly.
Just for me, my leadership revolves around serving people. It’s the way I thought would be effective for my personality.
A good part of my leadership skills is crafted from learning from experiences early in my career that were not positive experiences.
I emphasize self-esteem, self-confidence, and dignity, not as an ideal, but as a real test of community organization. Without leadership development, community organizations do not have staying power.
Women in leadership cannot cry without raising a storm of commentary.
Character matters; leadership descends from character.
Leadership appears to be the art of getting others to want to do something you are convinced should be done.
One civilization after another has been wrecked upon the attempt to secure sufficient leadership from a single group or class.
You’re only as good as the people you hire.
I work tirelessly advocating for gun violence prevention and promoting common-sense gun laws that could spare other parents the pain of having their child taken by senseless gun violence – laws the NRA’s leadership has fought against relentlessly.
Now, if we look at the way in which the labor movement itself has evolved over the last couple of decades, we see increasing numbers of black people who are in the leadership of the labor movement and this is true today.
Our leadership principles often have tension in them. And I think that’s actually a good thing and it makes sense.
As the Palestinian leadership never seems to pay any penalty for its words, America’s seriousness about the peace process is in doubt.
All Americans and freedom-loving people around the world owe President Reagan our deepest gratitude for his strong, principled leadership that ended the Cold War and brought freedom to millions of people.
Twenty-eight years in business and you understand the importance of problem solving and the importance of efficiency, because if you don’t become efficient, you don’t run a business well, and you are out of business. And I think some of those principles could be applied to leadership in Washington.
The notion of ‘world leadership’ is a curiously archaic one. The very phrase is redolent of Kipling ballads and James Bondian adventures. What makes a country a world leader? Is it population, in which case India is on course to top the charts, overtaking China as the world’s most populous country by 2034?
Even after such milestones as Kathryn Bigelow winning an Oscar, there still seem to be few women in leadership roles.
Leadership is not a quantitative thing. People either smell it in you, or they don’t.
The sharp employ the sharp.
The great leaders have always stage-managed their effects.
The 9/11 Commission recently released their report, citing important changes which need to be made to improve our nation’s homeland security. I voiced my disappointment with the House leadership when this report was left until after the August recess for action.
It does make it very clear, you know, what can happen if you do have… the right people, the right skill mix, that are trained and they’re assembled in this team and they work together under the right leadership. You know, what a miracle can happen. And that’s what was the case of Apollo 13.
The British people know that, given strong leadership, time, and a little bit of hope, the forces of good ultimately rally and triumph over evil.
The United States is the most innovative country in the world. But our leadership could slip away if we fail to properly fund primary, secondary and higher education.
But I do not believe that the world would be entirely different if there were more women leaders. Maybe if everybody in leadership was a woman, you might not get into the conflicts in the first place. But if you watch the women who have made it to the top, they haven’t exactly been non-aggressive – including me.
Leadership is not about you; it’s about investing in the growth of others.
World War II had been such a tremendous success story for this country that the political and military leadership began to assume that they would prevail simply because of who they were. We were like the British at the turn of the 19th century.
I think there are lots of ways to exercise ambition and accomplish things using leadership without going into elected politics. So, categorically, I have no intention of going into elected politics. None.
What happens with a lot of leaders is that their leadership style is like ADD; they are all over the place with different ideas. They could be driving one idea forward but then move on to something else too soon.
The conduct of President Bush’s war of choice has been plagued with incompetent civilian leadership decisions that have cost many lives and rendered the war on and occupation of Iraq a strategic policy disaster for the United States.
I don’t know any other way to lead but by example.
One secret of leadership is that the mind of a leader never turns off. Leaders even when they are sightseers or spectators, are active; not passive observers.
Jamal Crawford reminds me the most of myself, the way he goes to the basket. But they need leadership.
In many ways, leadership is about defining reality and inspiring hope, but if you have these great people around you and they know that what they do is going to be recognized, it can be incredibly powerful.
The Congress doesn’t have the leadership. What exactly is Rahul Gandhi doing is the question… sometimes he says something good, at times he makes a mess.
We should be therefore supporting a larger Europe, and in so doing we should strive to expand the zone of peace and prosperity in the world which is the necessary foundation for a stable international system in which our leadership could be fruitfully exercised.
We all know business financial performance improves when more women are in senior levels of management and leadership.
America is stronger because of President Obama’s leadership, and I’m better because of his friendship.
Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.
We are looking for a set of personal characteristics that predict success, the first and foremost of which is perseverance in the face of challenges. We also look for the ability to influence and motivate others who share your values, strong problem-solving ability, and leadership.
It’s not as if our party has a leadership campaign underway.
Chinese entrepreneurs have to implement their work under the leadership of the Party and the government – it is very clear.
Leadership flows from inner character and integrity of ambition, which inspires others to lend themselves to your organization’s mission.
Teaching is a profession in which capacity building should occur at every stage of the career – novices working with accomplished colleagues, skillful teachers sharing their craft, and opportunities for teacher leadership.
We must recognize that as the dominant power in the world we have a special responsibility. In addition to protecting our national interests, we must take the leadership in protecting the common interests of humanity.
There was great leadership in this country at the time of World War II. There was also unrelenting resolve at home, in America’s factories and on the farms, in the cities and the country.
I want to deploy the leadership to meet the challenges that face us and to restore America’s greatness.
Why would I be willing to challenge my Republican leadership? Because my allegiance will always be to the Constitution and the American people first and foremost, not to my political party.
I am convinced that your Mayor must take the leadership role in education too.
The problem is not Hamas, the problem is not people. The root of the problem is Islam itself as an idea, as an idea. And about Hamas as an organization, of course, the Hamas leadership, including my father, they’re responsible; they’re responsible for all the violence that happened from the organization.
I believe that we as the leader of the Free World must provide important leadership on the ethical parameters, the ethical constraints that this research requires.
We should see the leadership from the White House setting dates certain for certain goals of achieving greater alliance on alternative and renewable energy sources, but we are not.
Leadership is an act of submission to God. To be a leader means listening to all kinds of people and situations. Out of that listening, we are hoping to discern the mind of God as best we can. This is the price of leadership – it’s an act of sacrifice. So leadership is part and parcel of the work of submission to God.
While President Obama assumes that at their core the Republican leadership team is just trying to do what’s best for America, Mitch McConnell and John Boehner assume that the president is cynically trying to secure his own reelection, power, and legacy.
But the person who scored well on an SAT will not necessarily be the best doctor or the best lawyer or the best businessman. These tests do not measure character, leadership, creativity, perseverance.
There’s no doubt West Point impacted who I am… It has an enormous emphasis, not only on military aspects, but character development. Whether it’s the honor code, or the interactions you have, both with the cadet leadership and the academy leadership, every place you are is a character test.
Comrade Deng Xiaoping – along with other party elders – gave the party leadership their firm and full support to put down the political disturbance using forceful measures.
Most businesses think that product is the most important thing, but without great leadership, mission and a team that deliver results at a high level, even the best product won’t make a company successful.
As I’ve progressed in my career, I’ve come to appreciate – and really value – the other attributes that define a company’s success beyond the P&L: great leadership, long-term financial strength, ethical business practices, evolving business strategies, sound governance, powerful brands, values-based decision-making.
Many corporate leaders and employees have the right intentions, but it can be overwhelming when you consider how everything is affected from leadership styles, to organizational structure, to employee engagement, to customer service an marketplace.
I think national issues play into gubernatorial races less than, obviously, in Senate and Congressional races. Much less. They tend to be more decided by personality, leadership qualities and by state or local issues. They still have some effect, no question about it, but not as much as Senate and Congressional races.
Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better.
What we heard today was not fiscal leadership from our Commander-in-Chief, what we heard today was a political broadside from our Campaigner-in-Chief.
Affirmation without discipline is the beginning of delusion.
Example is leadership.
I made a commitment… both to myself and to some supporters to carefully consider a run for the Liberal leadership for the Liberal Party of Canada.
I’ve always maintained – a captain is only as good as his team. It is not about my leadership, it is not about me.
If you don’t have the necessary inner balance, leadership can demolish you. Today, if you are a CEO by the time you are 35, you must have ulcers. By 45, you must have diabetes. By 55, you must have had a bypass. People say they have had three bypasses, as if it is a qualification.
Leadership is IQ, it’s not skills.
You can’t have force structure without proper training, without proper equipment, without proper leadership, without proper funding to conduct exercises and perform maintenance.
Some people feel, you make your case, if they listen to you, fine, if they don’t, that’s it. That’s not what leadership is. Leadership is trying to continue to make a case.
If a guy is intimidated by a woman in leadership, he has real problems with his own concepts of masculinity. That’s a harsh statement, but I believe it to be true.
Such manifestations I account as representing the creative leadership of the new forces of thought and appreciation which attend changes in technological pattern and therefore of the pattern of human relationships in society.
Leadership is a way of thinking, a way of acting and, most importantly, a way of communicating.
There is something discordant about a team of speechwriters and political operatives hammering away to create an image of the ‘real, inner’ candidate. And, to be blunt, there is no necessary connection between a moving life experience and the skills necessary for leadership.
As far as Iraq, the important thing is that the Taliban is gone in Afghanistan, three-quarters of the al-Qaida leadership is either dead or in jail, and we now have Saudi Arabia working with us, Pakistan working with us.
Obama is thoroughly mixed up with all these things he’s got. He’s got to solve Libya. He’s got to solve Afghanistan. He’s everywhere. And this nation, I don’t know why it’s not showing the leadership and capacity to attend different issues at the same time.
President Bush has shown great leadership. He has said that the 21st century will not be ruled or dictated by terrorists, dictators, and murderers. He is absolutely right. God bless him for his resolve.
Leadership is absolutely about inspiring action, but it is also about guarding against mis-action.
I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.
They said it was impossible to touch the third rail of politics, to take on public-sector unions and to reform a pension and health benefits system that was headed to bankruptcy. But with bipartisan leadership, we saved taxpayers $132 billion dollars over 30 years and saved retirees their pensions. We did it.
I want to see a player on the football field. I want to see what kind of teammate they are, what kind of leadership qualities they have. I want to see how aggressive they are, how much fun they have playing the game.
As a vibrant force in civil society, women continue to press for their rights, equal participation in decision-making, and the upholding of the principles of the revolution by the highest levels of leadership in Egypt.
Message to all you crazed parents desperately hiring tutors and padding your kid’s thin resume: Chillax. Attending an elite college is no guarantee of leadership, life success, or earnings potential.
We need the kind of leadership exemplified by President Kennedy to just do it! But we must do it as good stewards, aggressively exerting control over the moon. We can best do this by going there.
You have asked me to lead this nation out of the present wilderness and malaise on to the promised land, and I shall do so; I shall offer a responsive, transparent, and innovative leadership.
By giving the leadership to the private sector in a capitalistic society, we’re going to measure the value of art by how many products we can sell.
Only the guy who isn’t rowing has time to rock the boat.
I have always admired the innovation and impact Apple products and services have on people’s lives and hope in some small way I can help contribute to the company’s continued success and leadership in changing the world.
Woodrow Wilson called for leaders who, by boldly interpreting the nation’s conscience, could lift a people out of their everyday selves. That people can be lifted into their better selves is the secret of transforming leadership.
I’ve always been about the power of a woman – accentuating the positive, deleting the negative, whether you’re talking her body, her voice or her leadership.
In any leadership position, you’re always going to be disappointing somebody.
Leadership should be born out of the understanding of the needs of those who would be affected by it.
In the area we’re discussing, leadership begins on Madison Avenue, on the desks and in the offices of people who spend hundreds of millions of dollars buying what will get them ratings.
China is the largest and most ancient of Asiatic countries, but it is not for us boastfully to talk of her right to a position of ‘leadership’ among those countries.
God will never direct us to be prideful, arrogant and unforgiving, immoral or slothful or full of fear. We step into these things because we are insensitive to the leadership of the Holy Spirit within us.
When your values are clear to you, making decisions becomes easier.
A leader who is confused or confusing causes too much anxiety, and a leader who is too controlling is revealing more insecurity and a lack of leadership.
Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy.
All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common: it was the willingness to confront unequivocally the major anxiety of their people in their time. This, and not much else, is the essence of leadership.
We need safe communities that are free from methamphetamine and a federal commitment to stand next to state leadership and law enforcement in the fight against this epidemic.
Aren’t we at the point where the closer we get to chaos, the more concern that there should be about coming to the table and compromising with Democrats? This is not leadership. This is almost like dictatorship.
When the world lacks muscular and wise American leadership, it devolves into total chaos, which, in turn, produces unspeakable evils.
I’m sad to report that in the past few years, ever since uncertainty became our insistent 21st century companion, leadership has taken a great leap backwards to the familiar territory of command and control.
In Germany, they have great difficulty with anything that smacks of cultism or messianic leadership. You can’t talk about leadership in its charismatic forms.
Alliances and international organizations should be understood as opportunities for leadership and a means to expand our influence, not as constraints on our power.
Great companies in the way they work, start with great leaders.
To have long term success as a coach or in any position of leadership, you have to be obsessed in some way.
Whether we’re talking about leadership, teamwork, or client service, there is no more powerful attribute than the ability to be genuinely honest about one’s weaknesses, mistakes, and needs for help.
I think you need a leadership team that is absolutely ravenous to get at the truth.
The highest calling of leadership is to challenge the status quo and unlock the potential of others. We need a leader who will lead the resurgence of this great nation and unlock its potential once again.
For women to achieve equal representation in leadership roles, it’s important that they have the backing of men as well as women.
True leadership lies in guiding others to success. In ensuring that everyone is performing at their best, doing the work they are pledged to do and doing it well.
Unfortunately, the Republican leadership in the House right now seems to have been strangled by the tea party.
I had the closest thing I have ever had to an out-of-body experience lying in bed one morning. I turned on the ‘Today’ programme and item four on the news was: ‘The shadow chancellor has ruled himself out of the leadership.’ I lay there thinking that’s interesting, then I realised it was me.
While the radical left wants to dismantle, defund, and destroy, Republicans, under President Trump’s leadership, want to rebuild, restore and renew.
This Congress is simply not doing its job under Republican leadership.
The longer we go without strong leadership from the Administration and until we see significant progress in the day-to-day lives of the Iraqi people, the more difficult it will become to sustain the support of the American people and Congress for the current course.
I think leadership is not something you learn; it’s something you discover.
I admire Modi’s leadership and his ideology.
Leadership is… to make sure you never limit the idea or opportunity.
Leadership is failing. And Donald Trump is going to take a holistic approach to how we focus on these things, and he’s not going to allow disparate activities in the communities to define everything.
Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
The Congress leadership always denied responsibilities to me both within the government and within the party organisation… They would always tell me my image as a Hindu leader was a constraint on my capacity as a political leader.
What matters about people is their magnetic leadership, their aptitude for helping those following in their footsteps, and their passion – how they choose to package that is their prerogative.
We need to make sure we’re creating spaces to create new leaders and new types of leadership.
If you have small-government, traditional values, you may be considered by your own leadership to be an enemy of the state.
I’m floored that the House leadership would turn its back on job creation for Mississippians.
We do need an attitude of leadership in our government which demonstrates faith in major population centres outside of Perth.
At a time when we are facing threats from nations such as North Korea and Iran, and attempting to convince others such as India and Pakistan to become responsible nuclear powers, it is vital that America reclaims the leadership we once had on arms control.
When the best leader’s work is done the people say, ‘We did it ourselves.’
Leadership is intangible, and therefore no weapon ever designed can replace it.
The way I would measure leadership is this: of the people that are working with me, how many wake up in the morning thinking that the company is theirs?
Too often, advances in civil rights or women’s rights are undermined by wrong-headed legislation or weak-kneed political leadership.
Leadership is the other side of the coin of loneliness, and he who is a leader must always act alone. And acting alone, accept everything alone.
We do not need international help to stop corruption, we need strong Louisiana Leadership.
A man always has two reasons for doing anything: a good reason and the real reason.
Because of the president’s leadership, every American will have access to affordable, quality health care.
The legitimacy of the leadership depends on what that country thinks of its leaders.
I would assert that highly effective leaders are made more than they’re born. Every leader I know who’s been highly effective has worked hard at it, and they’ve been students of it. The more you’re a student of leadership, the more you figure out what works for you and the more effective you’re going to be.
Taking on a leadership role doesn’t mean that you only have to be personally ambitious.
The important thing is that we recognize our President’s leadership, that he is not saying: I am going to walk away from this. He is saying: I am going to do the right thing.
Research shows that girls look at leadership differently than boys.
Leadership is all about emotional intelligence. Management is taught, while leadership is experienced.
Most leadership strategies are doomed to failure from the outset. As people have been noting for years, the majority of strategic initiatives that are driven from the top are marginally effective – at best.
NPR editors and journalists found themselves caught in a game of trying to please a leadership team who did not want to hear stories on the air about conservatives, the poor, or anyone who didn’t fit their profitable design of NPR as the official voice of college-educated, white, liberal-leaning, upper-income America.
I never saw myself as an individual who had any particular leadership powers.
To my mind the election was stolen by George Bush and we have been suffering ever since under this man’s leadership.
Leadership does not depend on being right.
What’s missing is leadership in the White House. And the story that Barack Obama does tell, forever shifting blame to the last administration, is getting old. The man assumed office almost four years ago – isn’t it about time he assumed responsibility?
What helps people, helps business.
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
You have to have your heart in the business and the business in your heart.
Leadership is the key to 99 percent of all successful efforts.
Leadership is getting players to believe in you. If you tell a teammate you’re ready to play as tough as you’re able to, you’d better go out there and do it. Players will see right through a phony. And they can tell when you’re not giving it all you’ve got.
When I decided to leave the military, I realized that the skills I acquired there were transferable to the commercial world both in leadership and the information technology field. I made the decision to move to Oracle because of its strong leadership role.
Uncertainty is not an indication of poor leadership; it underscores the need for leadership.
Moreover, as the leadership of the House confirmed last year, the Administration remains opposed to a congressional resolution on the Armenian Genocide due to Turkish objections. This approach sends absolutely the wrong signal to Turkey and to the rest of the world.
Real leadership is calm. Real leadership is steady in moments of crisis. It is not hysterical. It is not exploitive. It is not dishonest.
He who is prudent and lies in wait for an enemy who is not, will be victorious.
All of the things an arts education gives a young person enhance leadership skills and help raise grades.
I’m a pragmatist. I think, as a woman, you have to be more careful. You have to be more communal, you have to say yes to more things than men, you have to worry about things that men don’t have to worry about. But once we get enough women into leadership, we can break stereotypes down. If you lead, you get to decide.
The world is yearning for strong leadership and moral clarity; someone who knows the difference between good and bad.
What happened with Hurricane Katrina was the American electorate was forced to look at what lay behind the veneer of chest-beating. We all saw the consequences of having terrible government leadership.
I’ve always voted Republican because America is exactly that, a republic. You can’t expect much leadership with a Democrat behind the desk their not even close to dual efficient.
Enlightened leadership is spiritual if we understand spirituality not as some kind of religious dogma or ideology but as the domain of awareness where we experience values like truth, goodness, beauty, love and compassion, and also intuition, creativity, insight and focused attention.
I believe that it is irresponsible, it is basically part of the crisis of leadership in D.C. to not look at Social Security and understand that there has got to be a solution posed. We’ve got to take a look at it and make sure that we create a solution so our seniors aren’t left out in the cold.
The Washington leadership has put aside non-proliferation programmes and devoted its energies and resources to driving the country to war by extraordinary deceit, then trying to manage the catastrophe it created in Iraq.
We in the press, by our power, can actually undermine leadership.
I believe that in Europe, we have a collective leadership.
The essence of leadership is essentially taking the responsibility of trying to interpret the future to the present.
At the heart of great leadership is a curious mind, heart, and spirit.
I’ve developed a huge regard for Toyota for its environmental awareness, for its immense commitment to research and development in this field, and for its leadership in developing hybrids which others are now following.
One of the things you look for is leadership, and it comes in different forms. There’s vocal leaders, there’s quiet leaders, there’s leaders that lead by example.
I’ve made some films for the military that are teaching things like cultural awareness and leadership issues, that sort of stuff. And try to, in essence, look at what training they’re doing and say, ‘This is how you can improve the training from a humanistic point of view.’
The problem is, is that President Bush and the Republican leadership in the Congress have resisted attempts to increase dramatically our fuel economy standards over the last five years.
The Vatican‘s recognition of the State of Israel in 1997 could not have occurred without John Paul‘s leadership.
Our country also hungers for leadership to ensure the long-term survival of our Social Security system. With 70 million baby boomers in this country on the verge of retirement, we need to take action to shore up the system.
Due to Modi ji’s leadership, people’s participation in building a base for inclusive growth and a strong country became possible.
Leadership is about doing the right thing, even if it going against a vast number of naysayers and mediocre people.
I believe that the capacity that any organisation needs is for leadership to appear anywhere it is needed, when it is needed.
One of the surest signs of the estimated changes in the consciousness of the American proletariat is to be found in the character of the demands now being put forward by the leadership.
Leadership can’t be fabricated. If it is fabricated and rehearsed, you can’t fool the guys in the locker room. So when you talk about leadership, it comes with performance. Leadership comes with consistency.
There’s a very big gulf between the black civil rights leadership in America and the black middle class in America. The black middle class are conservative. Many of those minorities can be persuaded to be members of the Republican Party.
Leadership is working with goals and vision; management is working with objectives.
Leadership is one of sports’ intangibles. Guys can score, guys can fight, guys can skate faster than anybody else. But not everybody can say, ‘Follow me.’
I hope telling the story of how I went from being a single mom to serving in the Texas State Senate to running for governor will remind others that with the right leadership in government, where you start has nothing to do with how far you go.
The Dalai Lama. He is a very wise man of great inner peace who believes that happiness is the purpose of our lives. Through his teachings and leadership, he continues to make this world a better place in which to live.
At IBM, if we kept our same leadership for 36 years, we’d be bankrupt.
Inability to make decisions is one of the principal reasons executives fail. Deficiency in decision-making ranks much higher than lack of specific knowledge or technical know-how as an indicator of leadership failure.
There is no finish line to leadership.
Half a world away nations that once lived under oppression and tyranny are now budding democracies due in large part to America ‘s leadership and the sacrifices of our military.
I think that all areas of the budget have to be scrubbed. Clearly the entitlement issues have to be reformed and that’s an issue that’s going to require I think some strong bipartisan cooperation and leadership.
I attended Florida State University on an academic and leadership scholarship, changed my major from biology to broadcasting, and transferred to the University of South Carolina for my last two years.
Libertarians believe that any government interference is bad. Anyone with a brain knows that climate change needs governmental leadership, and they can smell this is bad news for their philosophy. Their ideology is so strongly held that, remarkably, it’s overcoming the facts.
Making good decisions is a crucial skill at every level.
In giving us children, God places us in a position of both leadership and service. He calls us to give up our lives for someone else’s sake – to abandon our own desires and put our child’s interests first. Yet, according to His perfect design, it is through this selflessness that we can become truly fulfilled.
If you’re running an engineering or finance company, all companies depend on ideas and ingenuity. I think the principles of creative leadership apply everywhere, whether it’s an advertising company or whether you’re running a hospital.
The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office.
Mahatma Gandhi was someone who demonstrated the tremendous power of leadership by example.
One of the main ways that leadership stays in power is by, in various ways, convincing people that they should just let those who are in government govern: ‘Trust us. Trust me. Just let us take care of things. Stay out of it.’ Your opinions don’t really matter. You are isolated. You are insignificant.
Anyone can show exceptional leadership ability in easy times. When all’s going to plan, anyone can be inspirational/excellent/innovative and strong. The real question is how do you show up when everything’s falling apart?
I look forward to working with our leadership team to advance the causes of smaller government, lower taxes, eliminating terrorism, and providing affordable health care, among other issues.
China and India will take the global leadership on climate change: they are suffering for it.
The BJP members and their leadership have realized that the Bahujan Samaj Party’s policies are not anti-upper caste.
We’re in a leadership position in sports. People look up to the National Football League.
Under the leadership of this President, the state of the union is not strong. We are being pulled apart rather than pulling together. Our democracy is suffering from the choices being made, and yet we are offered the same tired excuses and unrealistic analyses.
Leadership is something I was born with.
I don’t want to over generalize, but I believe that women are typically drawn to leadership styles that focus on consensus building, effective listening and working in teams. That’s certainly been my leadership style, and I think it’s been very successful.
You’re born with some things inside you that will allow you to lead, but I think you have to take the bull by the horns. You have to want that leadership position, and then there are things you can do to develop that.
Leadership is an opportunity to serve. It is not a trumpet call to self-importance.
As representatives, we are accountable first not to our party, not to our leadership, not to the chief executive, but just to our constituents.
You learn far more from negative leadership than from positive leadership. Because you learn how not to do it. And, therefore, you learn how to do it.
There are very few good examples of effective, nurturing leadership that unlocks people’s potential or even enthusiasm.
Bill Gates can’t control a high-level-energy dog, because his energy is very low, very calm. Very intellectual. A dog doesn’t see that as leadership.
In any case, decisions on troop levels in the American system of government are not made by any general or set of generals but by the civilian leadership of the war effort.
The test of leadership for David Cameron was actually to bring the British Conservative Party back in to the mainstream.
The greatest gift of leadership is a boss who wants you to be successful.
All of this suggests that while citizens became more comfortable with President Bush after September 11 and thought him to have the requisite leadership skills, they continue to harbor doubts about his priorities, loyalties, interests, and policies.
I think what actually works best is local-level individual targeting of key leadership nodes.
There are certain skills that business people have that are – that are, in fact, helpful in – when it comes to being in political leadership.
This is one of the major problems we have. By the way, it was endorsed by leadership on both sides of the aisle and both ends of the Capitol, by the NRA and also by the gun control groups.
It’s fair to characterise me as competitive and determined, but anyone who works with me will attest to the fact I believe very strongly in the notion of servant leadership.
Well football teams are perhaps easier to control than political parties, I’m sure the Prime Minister would agree with me, but yeah I think every team needs discipline and a sense of self-belief and that’s important, that’s what leadership’s all about.
To succeed, one must be creative and persistent.
I have always believed that more stories of women in leadership roles need to be told and I am glad I could be a part of one such story.
Leadership demands that we make tough choices.
I think I can bring tremendous leadership.
One thing my dad‘s always told me about leadership is when all hell’s breaking loose, everyone’s looking at you to see how you’re handling it. If you’re frantic and out of control, they’re going to be frantic and out of control. If you’re calm, cool and collected and doing the right things, they’ll follow you.
Leadership is hard to train on.
Across Africa there is what I call a colonialist mentality or orthodoxy. Orthodoxy in the sense that a lot of things have gone wrong in Africa in the post-colonial period. And time and time again, any time something went wrong, the leadership claims that it was never their fault.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected.