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Leadership Quotes December 2016

We don’t go into journalism to be popular. It is our job to seek the truth and put constant pressure on our leaders until we get answers.Helen Amelia Thomas

16 December

There is no real magic to being a good leader. But at the end of every week, you have to spend your time around the things that are really important: setting priorities, measuring outcomes, and rewarding them.Jeffrey Robert 'Jeff' Immelt

15 December

There comes a point when a man must refuse to answer to his leader if he is also to answer to his own conscience.Hartley William Shawcross, Baron Shawcross GBE PC QC

14 December

The role of leadership is to find, recognize and secure the future.Joel A. Barker

13 December

To be successful in coaching you have to treat your team like a family. The leader needs backing from everyone.Morgan Bayard Wootten

12 December

The most important quality in a leader is that of being acknowledged as such. All leaders whose fitness is questioned are clearly lacking in force.André Maurois

09 December

My own definition of leadership is this: The capacity and the will to rally men and women to a common purpose and the character which inspires confidence.Bernard Law Montgomery

08 December

Leaders who want to show sensitivity should listen often and long and talk short and seldom. Many so-called leaders are too busy to listen. True leaders know that time spent listening is well invested.John Oswald Sanders

07 December

The roots of effective leadership lie in simple things, one of which is listening. Listening to someone demonstrates respect; it shows that you value their ideas and are willing to hear them.John Baldoni

06 December

Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish.Samuel Moore 'Sam' Walton

05 December

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.John Francis 'Jack' Welch Jr.

02 December

In the past a leader was a boss. Today’s leaders must be partners with their people… they no longer can lead solely based on positional power.Kenneth Hartley Blanchard

01 December