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"There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability."
- Robert Half
"In matters of style, swim with the current; In matters of principle, stand like a rock."
"The strength of the team is each individual member...the strength of each member is the team."
- Phil Jackson, Coach, Chicago Bulls
"People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. . . The leader works in the open, and the boss in covert. The leader leads, and the boss drives."
"The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you."
"No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it."
"The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves."
"Contrary to the opinion of many people, leaders are not born. Leaders are made, and they are made by effort and hard work."
"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader."
-John Quincy Adams
"To have long term success as a coach or in any position of leadership, you have to be obsessed in some way."
-Pat Riley, Basketball Coach
"A real leader faces the music, even when he doesn't like the tune." — Anonymous
"I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people."
-Mohandas K. Gandhi
"The key to being a good manager is keeping the people who hate me away from those who are still undecided."
"Don’t make them in your image. Don’t even try. My assistants don’t look alike, think alike, or have the same personalities. And I sure don’t want them thinking the way I do. You don’t strive for sameness, you strive for balance."
"Coaching is unlocking a person's potential to maximize their own performance. It is helping them to learn rather than teaching them."
"Coaches have to watch for what they don't want to see and listen to what they don't want to hear."
-John Madden, Football Coach
"Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things."
-Peter F. Drucker
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"The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been."
"Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other."
-John Fitzgerald Kennedy
"Leadership has been defined as the ability to hide your panic from others." — Anonymous
"Leadership: The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it."
-Dwight D. Eisenhower
"A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd."
— Max Lucado
"Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower."
"The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority."
"A leader is a dealer in hope."
"Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power."
"If it's a good idea, go ahead and do it. It is much easier to apologize than it is to get permission."
-Admiral Grace Hopper
"I never saw a pessimistic general win a battle."
–Dwight David Eisenhower
"He that cannot obey cannot command."
"Leadership should be more participative than directive, more enabling than performing."
-Mary D. Poole
"To be able to lead others, a man must be willing to go forward alone."
"A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be."
"That's all a man can hope for during his lifetime—to set an example—and when he is dead, to be an inspiration for history."
"Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall."
-Stephen R. Covey
"Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them."
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