Being A Leader Quotes

Being A Leader Quotes by Douglas MacArthur, James A. Baldwin, Rick Hillier, Bill Owens, Bill Bradley, Dwyane Wade and many others.

Never give an order that can't be obeyed.

Never give an order that can’t be obeyed.
Douglas MacArthur
Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced.
James A. Baldwin
Optimism can be more powerful than a battery of artillery or squadron of tanks. It can be contagious and it’s necessary to being a leader.
Rick Hillier
It is the solemn obligation of a leader always to be a leader. Even when – perhaps especially when – you don’t feel like being a leader.
Bill Owens
Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better.
Bill Bradley
Being a leader is one thing I’ve never felt comfortable with. It’s not my nature.
Dwyane Wade
That’s the true meaning of being a leader: being able to deal with the consequences and take the responsibility for it. That’s who I want to be.
Devin Booker
The manager asks how and when; the leader asks what and why.
Warren G. Bennis
And as far as being a leader, I’ve always kind of been a bit of a quiet leader for the most part and tend to just lead by work ethic and example and those types of things and just be a good teammate and try to love everyone the same way.
Mike Fisher
Women often are so focused on getting their jobs done well that they forget that building relationships is a key part of being a leader – and increasingly so, the higher you go.
Denise Morrison
The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born – that there is a genetic factor to leadership. This myth asserts that people simply either have certain charismatic qualities or not. That’s nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born.
Warren G. Bennis
If you think you are leading and turn around to see no one following, then you are just taking a walk.
Benjamin Hooks
If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.
Vincent Van Gogh
Being a leader of the Boomers team is something that I’ve felt responsible for and being able to learn from the amount of guys that I’ve been able to – not only on the Boomers in my early days, but also over here in the NBA.
Patty Mills
A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
Peter Drucker
Management is about arranging and telling. Leadership is about nurturing and enhancing.
Tom Peters