What does leadership look like? Read these short descriptions.






October 31, 2007
" The secret of a leader lies in the tests he has faced over the whole course of his life and the habit of action he develops in meeting those tests."
Gail Sheehy

October 31, 2007
" The first step to leadership is servanthood."
John Maxwell

October 31, 2007
" Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out."
Stephen Covey

October 29, 2007
" Exploration before explanation. If you cannot explore it, you cannot explain it."
Written in 2007 by Abiodun Adegbite --- Nigeria
There is need for research. Until we research and are personally informed, we cannot impart information to others.

October 29, 2007
" 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."
Theodore Roosevelt

October 29, 2007
" If you have an important point to make, don't try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time-a tremendous whack."
Winston Churchill

October 24, 2007
" The first and last task of a leader is to keep hope alive."
John W. Gardner

October 24, 2007
" Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot."
Clarence Thomas

October 22, 2007
" Hard work is only noticed by hard workers, laziness is noticed by all."
Written in 2007 by Tanner Franklin
I had a lazy boss. I always worked my butt off but he never noticed it. It was the guy that worked under me that told me I was a hard worker; he also was a hard worker so it all just made sense.

October 22, 2007
" When tackling a problem wipe the board clean. Prior learning and assumptions can subvert the process."
John McKee --- Submitted by Anu G. --- India
So true!!!

October 22, 2007
" Be a leader who is well respected rather than a leader who is well liked because well respected leaders will do the right things for the people, and the people will love you for the things that you do for them."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Peter Kim --- Arizona

October 17, 2007
" Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other."
John F. Kennedy

October 17, 2007
" What we think or what we know or what we believe is, in the end, of little consequence, The only consequence is what we do."
John Ruskin

October 17, 2007
" Unfortunately, many people do not consider fun an important item on their daily agenda. For me, that was always high priority in whatever I was doing."
General Chuck Yeager

October 15, 2007
" He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand, walk and run."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Jamal Muattar --- Pakistan

October 15, 2007
" I'd rather have to work seven days a week than to have to look for work seven days a week."
Written in 2007 by Paul Doss --- Missouri
I told this to a manager that works for me when he was venting about the hours he was working.

October 15, 2007
" We have already done so much that people call dynamics. Look at the bumblebee being unaware of scientific truths, goes ahead and flies anyway. If it is possible, we will do it here."
Tom Hopkins

October 10, 2007
" The discipline of writing something down is the first step toward making it happen."
Lee Iacocca

October 10, 2007
" The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership."
Harvey S. Firestone

October 10, 2007
" Use encouragement. Make the fault seem easy to correct."
Dale Carnegie

October 8, 2007
" It is not the quantity of mistakes that matter in life but the quality of learning you derived from it."
Written in 2007 by Bai Maleiha Candao --- Philippines
This is my life quote. It has guided me every time I encountered lapses in my judgment that led to my wrong choices and decisions.

October 8, 2007
" If you go through life convinced that your way is always best, all the new ideas in the world will pass you by."
Akio Morita

October 8, 2007
" The real source of wealth and capital in this new era is not material things ... it is the human mind, the human spirit, the human imagination, and our faith in the future."
Steve Forbes

October 3, 2007
" Tell me your principles, not your opinions."
Written in 2007 by Scott Smigler --- Massachusetts

October 3, 2007
" The positive and negative aspects of habit play a fundamental role in man's growth and development as well as his corruption and decadence."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Anzar Hasan --- Texas

October 3, 2007
" Earn your success based on service to others, not at the expense of others."
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

October 1, 2007
" Hard work and dedication will turn expectations into a realization."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Cynthia Anderson --- Florida
Nothing comes easy. You just have to get up and keep going. When adversity comes, just know that if you keep working hard to get what you want that eventually you will have it. Know that blessings come in the form of adversity. The bigger the adversity you deal with, the bigger the blessings you will receive. Keep your eyes on the horizon; don't look away from your dreams, be persistent, and I will see you at the top!

October 1, 2007
" Listening is the key to solving problems, not speaking out without any understanding. It's evident since God gave us two ears and one mouth; we must listen twice as much as we speak."
Written in 2007 by Micheal Martinez --- Texas

October 1, 2007
" I have realized that my real self is a greater entity than any possible post or title."
Anwar Sadat


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