Favorite Quotations ~  Leadership, 5 Chocolate Chip Cookies

"The actions of a responsible executive are contagious." ~ Joe D. Batton

The signs of outstanding leadership appear primarily among the followers. Are the followers reaching their potential? Are they learning? Serving? Do they achieve the required results? Do they change with grace? Manage conflict? ~ Max DePree, Leadership is an Art

Very few natural-born leaders turn up in the workplace. ~ Milton S. Cotter

The man who lets a leader prescribe his course is a wreck being towed to the scrap heap. ~ Ayn Rand

Two commanders ont he same field are always one too many. ~ Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs

A leader or a man of action in a crisis almost always acts subconsciously and then thinks of the reasons for his action. ~ Jawaharlal Nehru

A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better. ~ Jim Rohn

I gave (my drivers) three things: a sense of optimism, a creative environment, and the ultimate motivator--competition. By competing with each other in-house, we wound up beating our rivals. ~ Enzo Ferrari, IBD, 9/22/03

The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been. ~ Henry Kissinger

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. ~ Rosalynn Carter

It is the part of a good shepherd to shear his flock, not to skin it. ~ Latin Proverb

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. ~ Joe Namath

Leaders must be tough enough to fight, tender enough to cry, human enough to make mistakes, humble enough to admit them, strong enough to absorb the pain, and resilient enough to bounce back and keep on moving. ~ Jesse Jackson, Speech, 7/18/84

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