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?
NEW FEATURE. – This is a new feature for the WWM website consisting of journal-type entries of personal reflections of Michael Josephson.
“All our dreams can come true – if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney
An old legend tells of a monastery in France well-known throughout Europe because of the extraordinary leadership of a man known only as Brother Leo. Several monks began a pilgrimage to visit Brother Leo to learn from him. Almost immediately the monks began to bicker over who should do various chores.
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.