Insightful Leadership and Management Quotes – May 2016


Quotes - zk

“Good leaders focus on where the bullet holes are; great leaders consider where they aren’t.” -David Burkus, author of “The Portable Guide to Leading Organizations”

“When a leader tunes his or her instrument first and ensures that each instrument in the orchestra is tuned, harmony is created and people are drawn to see and hear what the organization has to offer.” – Leilani Raashida Henry, president of Being and Living Enterprises

“When people see that a leader is successful, but they don’t know how that success was achieved (what I’ll call the view behind the curtain), they are likely to say that the leader is charismatic and visionary rather than hardworking.” – Brian Evje

“Leaders, by virtue of their authority, exert a disproportionate impact on the mood of those they supervise.” – Tony Schwartz, president and CEO of The Energy Project

“Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall.” – Stephen Covey

“I cared a lot about commitments and when people didn’t live up to them, I became angry and intimidating. It was a different time, when command and control was an accepted and expected leadership style. But still, looking back, I’m not proud of this behaviour. It wasn’t cool. And, I soon learned it wasn’t the most effective way to lead.” – Maynard Webb, Author and Founder of Webb Investment Network/Co-Founder of Everwise

“My very first job with every apprentice I’m bringing into my company is to teach, inspire, train, coach, and mentor that individual to become a master of (our) system. Until that individual knows how to become a master of that system, he’s not ready to go to the next step. Great people are created inside of great companies.” – Michael Gerber, Business Guru And Best Selling Author

“The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help them or concluded that you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership.” – Colin Powell, military leader and statesman

“To serve as a leader, live a balanced life, and apply ethical principles to make a significant difference.” – “Denise Morrison, CEO of Campbell’s Soup

“I encouraged our employees to BE FASTER GO FURTHER THINK MORE FREELY than anyone else in the market. This has paid off more than I could have ever imagined.” – Bernd Beetz | CEO | Coty



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