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Thursday, June 17, 2010

Leadership quotations

Good leadership consists of showing average people how to do the work of superior people.
John D. Rockefeller

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.
Harry S. Truman

Leadership is diving for a loose ball, getting the crowd involved, getting other players involved. It's being able to take it as well as dish it out. That's the only way you're going to get respect from the players.
Larry Bird

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.
Larry Bird

Example is leadership.
Albert Schweitzer

Character matters; leadership descends from character.
Rush Limbaugh

Clearly no one knows what leadership has gone undiscovered in women of all races, and in black and other minority men.
Gloria Steinem

I forgot to shake hands and be friendly. It was an important lesson about leadership.
Lee Iacocca

Leadership is getting someone to do what they don't want to do, to achieve what they want to achieve.
Tom Landry

Leadership is a matter of having people look at you and gain confidence, seeing how you react. If you're in control, they're in control.
Tom Landry

There are many elements to a campaign. Leadership is number one. Everything else is number two.
Bertolt Brecht

Leadership is, among other things, the ability to inflict pain and get away with it - short-term pain for long-term gain.
George Will

Overall, the challenge of leadership is both moral and one of developing the characteristics that make us respected by one another.
Louis Farrakhan

The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.
Ken Blanchard

To have long term success as a coach or in any position of leadership, you have to be obsessed in some way.
Pat Riley

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