Leadership is about taking responsibility, not making excuses. – Mitt Romeny
Leaders find solutions not excuses. – Michael Josephson
Great leaders are principled; they are not merely effective, they are ethical. They adhere to moral principles In their objectives and methods. They engender trust and credibility because of their integrity and loyalty and because they care about their followers and treat them with respect. – Michael Josephson
Leaders must show they care. A leader is like a battalion commander who isn’t content to read the menus but insists on going into the mess hall to taste the food himself. Not only does he know more about what’s being fed to his subordinates, but he’s considered a better leader by his troops. – Peter Drucker.
Great leaders don’t set out to be a leader. They set out to make a difference. It’s never about the role — it’s always about the goal.
“The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude;
“Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” – John F. Kennedy
“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
Michael Josephson has curated below this list of Best Ever Quotes on Leadership in hopes of inspiring great and ethical leaders.
“Great leaders don’t set out to be a leader. They set out to make a difference. It’s never about the role – it’s always about the goal.” – Michael Josephson
“Being positive in a negative situation is not naive, it’s LEADERSHIP.” – Ralph Marston
Great leaders are both idealistic and realistic. They have a grand vision and great goals. They seek to close the gap between what is and what can be but they have no illusions that success is either certain or simple.
IN TERMS OF TRUST, WHAT DO WE MEAN AND WHAT DO WE EXPECT FROM OUR LEADERS TODAY?
Take a look around. Business, education, politics. If there’s one thing we don’t have enough of, it’s good leaders —men and women who have the vision and the ability to change things for the better.