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.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Do what you feel in your heart to be right–for you’ll be criticized anyway.
Leadership is influence.
John C. Maxwell
Ανάγκη μεγάλων γνωμών και διανοιών, ίσα και τα ρήματα τίκτει
I am endlessly fascinated that playing football is considered a training ground for leadership, but raising children isn’t.
Dee Dee Myers
My responsibility is getting all my players playing for the name on the front of the jersey, not the one on the back.
Leaders think and talk about the solutions. Followers think and talk about the problems.
A good general not only sees the way to victory; he also knows when victory is impossible.
Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.