A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.
Author: Arnold H. Glasgow
Napoleon affords us an example of the danger of elevating one's self to the absolute, and sacrificing everything to the carrying out of an idea.
Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832)
Profession: German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist
Life is like a dogsled team. If you ain't the lead dog, the scenery never changes.
Author: Lewis Grizzard
The leader seeks to communicate his vision to his followers. He captures their attention with his optimistic intuition of possible solutions to their needs. He influences them by the dynamism of his faith. He demonstrates confidence that the challenge can be met, the need resolved, the crisis overcome.
Author: John Haggai
Delegating work works, provided the one delegating works, too.
Author: Robert Half
Profession: American Businessman, Founder of Robert Half & Associates
Those who can command themselves command others.
Author: William Hazlitt (1778-1830)
Profession: British Essayist
Ethics must begin at the top of an organization. It is a leadership issue and the chief executive must set the example.
Author: Edward Hennessy
Profession: American Business Executive, CEO of Allied Signal
There is great force hidden in a gentle command.
Author: George Herbert (1593-1632)
Profession: British Metaphysical Poet
The very essence of leadership is that you have to have vision. You can't blow an uncertain trumpet.
Author: Theodore M. Hesburgh (1917)
Profession: American Clergyman, University President
In the great mass of our people there are plenty individuals of intelligence from among whom leadership can be recruited.
Author: Herbert Clark Hoover (1874-1964)
Profession: American - 31st American President
One secret of leadership is that the mind of a leader never turns off. Leaders even when they are sightseers or spectators, are active; not passive observers.
Author: James Humes
Profession: American Lawyer, Speaker, Author
Leadership in today's world requires far more than a large stock of gunboats and a hard fist at the conference table.
Author: Hubert H. Humphrey (1911-1978)
Profession: American Democratic Politician, Vice President
I've always found that the speed of the boss is the speed of the team.
Author: Lee Iacocca (1924)
Profession: American Businessman, Former CEO of Chrysler
Leaders create an environment which everyone has the opportunity to do work which matches his potential capability and for which an equitable differential reward is provided.
Author: Elliott Jaques
Doing what's right isn't the problem. It is knowing what's right.
Author: Lyndon B. Johnson (1908-1973)
Profession: Thirty-sixth President of the USA