Quotes in leadership

Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.


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.

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If you don't understand that you work for your mislabeled 'subordinates,' then you know nothing of leadership. You know only tyranny.

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If you don't understand that you work for your mislabeled 'subordinates,' then you know nothing of leadership. You know only tyranny.

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Leadership has a harder job to do than just choose sides. It must bring sides together.

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Leaders are made, they are not born. They are made by hard effort, which is the price which all of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile.


To lead people walk behind them.

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The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.


You can't command people to do their best; they can only command that of themselves.

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Lead, follow, or get out of the way.

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