Monday, August 30, 2010

10 popular leadership quotes from leaders

Leadership is all about leading and execution. Hear the great leaders say what true leadership means.

Nothing is so potent as the silent influence of a good example.
James Kent

Leadership is not a position. It is a combination of something you are (character) and some things you do (competence).
Ken Melrose

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

Most important, leaders can conceive and articulate goals that lift people out of their petty preoccupations and unite them in pursuit of objectives worthy of their best efforts.
John Gardner

A leader or a man of action in a crisis almost always acts subconsciously and then thinks of the reasons for his action.
Jawaharlal Nehru

If I have seen farther than others, it is because I was standing on the shoulder of giants.
Issac Newton

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

To do great things is difficult; but to command great things is more difficult.
Friedrich Nietzsche

To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.
James Thomas

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