Leadership Quotes and Sayings

If you are a leader, you should never forget that everyone needs encouragement. And everyone who receives it – young or old, successful or less-than-successful, unknown or famous – is changed by it.
– John C. Maxwell

Ethics must begin at the top of an organization. It is a leadership issue and the chief executive must set the example.
– Edward Hennessy

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

Personal leadership is the process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with them.
– Stephen Covey

Leadership comes with consistency.
– Junior Seau

Leadership can’t be fabricated. If it is fabricated and rehearsed, you can’t fool the guys in the locker room. So when you talk about leadership, it comes with performance. Leadership comes with consistency.
– Junior Seau

Communication is the real work of leadership

If you don’t have the heart of the lion you cannot lead the army and if you don’t have the heart of the sheep you cannot hold the arm.

Submitted by: DUODU HENRY APPIAH-KORANG

If people are always in a haste to correct you for every mistake you make then it signifies you are a leader.

Submitted by: DUODU HENRY APPIAH-KORANG

Characteristics of a leader:
1. He is obedient to elders
2. He is resistant to lies
3. He is very humble
4. He is mentally alert
5. He is honest
6. He uses nice words to people
7. He uses courtesy.

Submitted by: Oyetunde Oreoluwa

If you command wisely, you’ll be obeyed cheerfully.
Thomas Fuller

A leader… is like a shepherd. He stays behind the flock, letting the most nimble go out ahead, whereupon the others follow, not realizing that all along they are being directed from behind.
Nelson Mandela

Lead from the back – and let others believe they are in front.
Nelson Mandela

Courage is the main quality of leadership, in my opinion, no matter where it is exercised. Usually it implies some risk – especially in new undertakings.
Walt Disney

When you see someone do what no one else is doing take notice. Something truly special is about to happen. Not only will they be lifted up, they will lift up those around them as well. That is called leadership.
Tom Krause

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