Sunday, May 2, 2010

Short Leadership Quotes to Help You Succeed

What does it take to lead and be a successful corporate leader? Read these popular leadership quotes to find out.

Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
Peter F. Drucker

The very essence of leadership is that you have to have vision. You can't blow an uncertain trumpet.
Theodore M. Hesburgh

Leadership can be thought of as a capacity to define oneself to others in a way that clarifies and expands a vision of the future.
Edwin H. Friedman

A leader must have the courage to act against an expert's advice.
James Callaghan

Lead with your heart (leadership.)
Guide with your head (management.)
Jim Cathcart

Inventories can be managed, but people must be led.
H. Ross Perot

Time is neutral and does not change things. With courage and initiative, leaders change things.
Jesse Jackson

Leaders shouldn't attach moral significance to their ideas: Do that, and you can't compromise.
Peter F. Drucker

I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
Ralph Nader

Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.
Stephen Covey