The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other’s consent.
Leadership is the key to 99 percent of all successful efforts.
There are three essentials to leadership: humility, clarity and courage.
A good leader is a person who takes a little more than his share of the blame and a little less than his share of the credit.
A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.
The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly.
I am endlessly fascinated that playing football is considered a training ground for leadership, but raising children isn’t.
Dee Dee Myers
Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish.