12 Best Quotes To Inspire You To be A Leader That People Want To Follow

President Obama

What is leadership?

“Leadership, according to Robin Sharma, is no longer about position. It’s now more about your passion for excellence and making a difference. You can lead without a title.”

Great leadership quotes put together thoughts from thoughtful leaders. The power of great quotes cannot be ignored. It has the power to change our lives, if applied. Here are 12 of my best leadership quotes:

A great leader is not a micro-leader.

“A leader is most effective when people barely know he exists. When his work is done, his aim fulfilled, his troops will feel they did it themselves.”- Lao Tzu

It is time to embrace innovation.

“Every organization must be prepared to abandon everything it does to survive in the future.”- Peter Drucker

A great leader is a helper of his or her people.

“Leaders need to do less controlling and focus more on helping their people self-actualize.”- Shawn Murphy

Everything is important.

“Never take anything for granted.”- Benjamin Disraeli

The power of brain power

“The only irreplaceable capital an organization possesses is the knowledge and ability of its people.”- Andrew Carnegie

The leader’s responsibility

“It’s the leader’s responsibility to create an environment that motivates people to do their best work.”- Shawn Murphy

Your time is limited

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.”- Steve Jobs

Energy and persistence

“Energy and persistence conquer all things.”- Benjamin Franklin

It is time to leave your comfort zone.

“If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.”- Jim Rohn

Status quo breeds mediocrity

“Status quo breeds mediocrity, calcifies bureaucracy, cripples progress, and hampers changeability.”- Shawn Murphy

Strength comes from indomitable will.

“Strength does not come from physical capacity, it comes from an indomitable will.”- Mahatma Gandhi

Excellence is a way of life

“Excellence is not a destination, it is a way of life.”- Aristotle

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