What is True Leadership? (Video)

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What is true leadership?
What is true leadership?

What is true leadership? What is the character of a true leader? Are real leaders easy to identify?

Strong leadership is the foundation for all successful organizations, businesses, volunteer organizations, charity groups and congregations.

Check out the video and quotes below as you ask the question, “What is True Leadership?”

Great Leadership Quotes

  1. Leadership is lifting a person’s vision to high sights, the raising of a person’s performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations. —Peter Drucker
  2. The nation will find it very hard to look up to the leaders who are keeping their ears to the ground. —Sir Winston Churchill
  3. The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born-that there is a genetic factor to leadership. That’s nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born. —Warren Bennis
  4. To command is to serve, nothing more and nothing less. —Andre Malraux
  5. He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander. —Aristotle
  6. Become the kind of leader that people would follow voluntarily; even if you had no title or position. —Brian Tracy
  7. I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers. —Ralph Nader
  8. Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes. —Peter Drucker
  9. Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm. —Publilius Syrus
  10. A great person attracts great people and knows how to hold them together. —Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
  11. The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it. —Theodore Roosevelt
  12. Leadership is influence. —John C. Maxwell
  13. You don’t lead by pointing and telling people some place to go. You lead by going to that place and making a case. —Ken Kesey
  14. When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out. —Napoleon Bonaparte
  15. Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better. —Harry S. Truman
  16. People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision. —John Maxwell
  17. So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work. —Peter Drucker
  18. The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes. —Tony Blair
  19. The very essence of leadership is that you have to have a vision. It’s got to be a vision you articulate clearly and forcefully on every occasion. You can’t blow an uncertain trumpet. —Reverend Theodore Hesburgh
  20. The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority. —Kenneth Blanchard
  21. A good general not only sees the way to victory; he also knows when victory is impossible. —Polybius
  22. A great leader’s courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position. —John Maxwell
  23. 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
  24. The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly. —Jim Rohn
  25. 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. —Sam Walton
  26. A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others. He does not set out to be a leader, but becomes one by the equality of his actions and the integrity of his intent. —Douglas MacArthur
  27. A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward. —Ovid
  28. No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it. —Andrew Carnegie
  29. Lead and inspire people. Don’t try to manage and manipulate people. Inventories can be managed but people must be lead. —Ross Perot
  30. Leaders aren’t born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that’s the price we’ll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal. —Vince Lombardi
  31. Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them. —John C. Maxwell
  32. Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other. —John F. Kennedy
  33. Leadership cannot just go along to get along. Leadership must meet the moral challenge of the day. —Jesse Jackson
  34. Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise. —Woodrow Wilson
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