Leaders care about how meaningful numerous things might be to their subordinates. Managers care about how things get done.
Leadership is understanding people and involving them to help you do a job. That takes all of the good characteristics, like integrity, dedication of purpose, selflessness, knowledge, skill, implacability, as well as determination not to accept failure.
A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.
Leaders don't wait. They shape their own frontiers. The bigger the challenge, the greater the opportunity.
Leadership is not a one-day thing. It is a constant commitment to excellence, a habit . . . a daily practice.
We should seize every opportunity to give encouragement.Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.
Leadership is the ability to get extraordinary achievement from ordinary people.
The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office.
A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done.
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
The leadership instinct you are born with is the backbone. You develop the funny bone and the wishbone that go with it.
It is frequently told that talent provides a lot of opportunities, rather it is great enthusiasm that often provides opportunities and even talents as well.
Don't tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.
Leaders focus on creating a mutual vision ….. Management is a work design …. dealing with controls …..
Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.
The best way to inspire others to achieve excellent performance is by convincing them of all you doing and of your daily attitude in ever supporting them whole heartedly.
What makes leadership is the ability to get people to do what they don't want to do and like it.
Leaders relentlessly upgrade their team, using every encounter as an opportunity to evaluate, coach and build self confidence.
Leaders make sure people not only see the vision, they live and breathe it.
Leaders get into everyone’s skin, exuding positive energy and optimism.
Leaders establish trust with candor, transparency and credit.
Leaders have the courage to make unpopular decisions and gut calls.
Leaders probe and push with a curiosity that borders on skepticism, making sure their questions are answered with action.
Leaders inspire risk taking and learning by setting the example.
Leaders celebrate for every success even it is a small success.
The ability to summon positive emotions during periods of intense stress lies at the heart of effective leadership.
The goal of an effective leader is to recondition your team to be solution focused rather than problem focused.
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.
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.
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