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I think whether you're having setbacks or not, the role of a leader is to always display a winning attitude.
If a leader doesn't convey passion and intensity then there will be no passion and intensity within the organization and they'll start to fall down and get depressed.
There are pros and cons of experience. A con is that you can't look at the business with a fresh pair of eyes and as objectively as if you were a new CEO. Fire yourself on a Friday night and come in on Monday morning as if a search firm put you there as a turn-around leader. Can you be objective and make the bold change?
A good leader is one who can tell another how to reach his or her potential; a great leader is one who can help another discover this potential for him or herself.
People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives.
I pray to be a good servant to God, a father, a husband, a son, a friend, a brother, an uncle, a good neighbor, a good leader to those who look up to me, a good follower to those who are serving God and doing the right thing.
If Christ Jesus dwells in a man as his friend and noble leader, that man can endure all things, for Christ helps and strengthens us and never abandons us. He is a true friend.
Saint Teresa of Avila
Leadership is the other side of the coin of loneliness, and he who is a leader must always act alone. And acting alone, accept everything alone.
A leader is admired, a boss is feared.
Vicente del Bosque
If you are a leader, you should never forget that everyone needs encouragement. And everyone who receives it - young or old, successful or less-than-successful, unknown or famous - is changed by it.
John C. Maxwell
It will be disastrous when a leader or manager shows up with one attitude one day and treats people with a different attitude the next day.
I think one of the keys to leadership is recognizing that everybody has gifts and talents. A good leader will learn how to harness those gifts toward the same goal.
I'm not a follower. I'm a leader. And anyone who speaks their mind is always criticised.
Tyler, The Creator
I am not the first Buddha who came upon Earth, nor shall I be the last. In due time, another Buddha will arise in the world - a Holy One, a supremely enlightened One, endowed with wisdom in conduct, auspicious, knowing the universe, an incomparable leader of men, a master of angels and mortals.
The leader has to be practical and a realist, yet must talk the language of the visionary and the idealist.
The leader is one who mobilizes others toward a goal shared by leaders and followers... Leaders, followers and goals make up the three equally necessary supports for leadership.
I was never the smartest guy in the room. From the first person I hired, I was never the smartest guy in the room. And that's a big deal. And if you're going to be a leader - if you're a leader and you're the smartest guy in the world - in the room, you've got real problems.
The wicked leader is he who the people despise. The good leader is he who the people revere. The great leader is he who the people say, 'We did it ourselves.'
I'm a shepherd, not a sheep, and I've always prided myself on being a leader and not a follower.
Like a good parent can't also be his child's best friend, a leader with authority requires some separation from subordinates.
A leader who doesn't hesitate before he sends his nation into battle is not fit to be a leader.
A leader or a man of action in a crisis almost always acts subconsciously and then thinks of the reasons for his action.
My celebrity status allows me an opportunity, allows me a pulpit to preach and reach out to the people. Not even always preaching but just leading, motivating them by being a leader.
To be a leader, you have to make people want to follow you, and nobody wants to follow someone who doesn't know where he is going.
All these boundaries - Africa, Asia, Malaysia, America - are set by men. But you don't have to look at boundaries when you are looking at a man - at the character of a man. The question is: What do you stand for? Are you a follower, or are you a leader?
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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