Favorite Quotations ~† Leadership, 6 Developing The Leader Within You

"Mountaintops inspire leaders but valleys mature them." ~ J. Philip Everson

H. Ross Perot

Never ask anyone to do what you havenít done before and wouldnít do again. Thatís a pretty fundamental rule in leadershipÖ treat them like you treat yourself. Things you donít like, they donít like. ~ H. Ross Perot

Good leaders don't tell people what to do, they give teams capability and inspiration. ~ Jeffrey R. Immelt

Becoming a CEO is not the end of the learning curve. It's more like a new beginning. ~ J. B. Fuqua, Chief Executive

Leaders who are not planners are simply caretakers and gatekeepers. ~ Perry Smith, IBD, 6/14/04

A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd. ~ James Crook

The CEO's role in raising a company's corporate IQ is to establish an atmosphere that promotes knowledge sharing and collaboration. ~ Bill Gates, IBD, 9/27/04

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

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

You can't lead a calvalry charge if you think you look funny on a horse. ~ John Peers

Leadership implies movement toward something and convictions provide that direction. ~ Don Shula

People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives. ~ Theodore Roosevelt

You manage things you lead people. ~ Grace Hopper

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