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Fish recognize a bad leader.
A leader is someone who helps improve the lives of other people or improve the system they live under.
What is the primary purpose of a political leader? To build a majority. If voters care about parking lots, then talk about parking lots.
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.
Billy Graham is one of my great lifetime heroes. I think he epitomizes the essence of what a Christian leader should be. I have participated in some of his crusades a couple of times in Atlanta. I've seen the profound impact he's had on me personally, and on other people who were not Christians and accepted Christ as Savior.
Transforming a brand into a socially responsible leader doesn't happen overnight by simply writing new marketing and advertising strategies. It takes effort to identify a vision that your customers will find credible and aligned with their values.
The leader who exercises power with honor will work from the inside out, starting with himself.
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?
I think that there is never an indispensable leader, you know? I think that there is a time with dignity that one needs to leave.
As a leader, you have to have the ability to assimilate new information and understand that there might be a different view.
As the leader of twelve apostles, even Jesus had more executive experience than Obama.
Those who cannot think or take responsibility for themselves need, and clamor for, a leader.
Somebody has to take responsibility for being a leader.
A person, who no matter how desperate the situation, gives others hope, is a true leader.
To be a leader of men one must turn one's back on men.
As a speaker, business leader or marketer of any type, the onus is now on each of us to become equally capable of communicating very personally with a seemingly endless number of people connected by social technologies.
The creative destruction that social media is currently unleashing will change more than technology or the leader board of the Fortune 100. It is driving a qualitative shift in the nature of relationships between brands and their customers.
Popular culture - above all rock 'n' roll, with its African-American R & B roots - did far more to radicalize us than did any feminist leader.
The manager accepts the status quo; the leader challenges it.
Warren G. Bennis
You don't have to hold a position in order to be a leader.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
Being a rock star is like being a cult leader - you really have to be in your own religion.
Fortunately, in President Obama, the child of an African and an American, we finally have a leader who is uniquely positioned to bridge the great reparations divide.
Henry Louis Gates
Each group and each youngster is different. As a leader or coach, you get to know what they need.
The chief qualification of a mass leader has become unending infallibility; he can never admit an error.
The 2016 presidential election is ripe for the emergence of a game-changing political leader who either dramatically reforms one of the existing parties or mounts an independent bid.
A leader's most important decisions are about people. Who do you put in which jobs? How long do you leave them in a job?
The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men the conviction and the will to carry on.
Whether it comes from a despotic sovereign or an elected president, from a murderous general or a beloved leader, I see power as an inhuman and hateful phenomenon.
The first duty of a leader is to make himself be loved without courting love. To be loved without 'playing up' to anyone - even to himself.
Leadership is hard to define and good leadership even harder. But if you can get people to follow you to the ends of the earth, you are a great leader.
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