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Leadership is a skill, not a genetic disposition, so they say…

Leaders don’t create more followers, they create more leaders. Tom Peters

Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better. President Harry S. Truman

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

The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born – that there is a genetic factor to leadership. This myth asserts that people simply either have certain charismatic qualities or not. That’s nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born. Warren G. Bennis

Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others. Jack Welch

The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it. Theodore Roosevelt

The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been. Henry Kissinger

Great leaders have the ability to attract followers who have no obligation to follow…

Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. Harold R. McAlindon

Leadership: the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it. Dwight D. Eisenhower

Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things. Peter F. Drucker

The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men, the conviction and the will to carry on. Walter Lippman

Don’t tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results. George S. Patton

Inspired Leaders know the “why” they do things. They lead people who believe what you believe. Start with Why… Simon Sinek

A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves. Lao Tzu

Leadership is not the same as management. Management is about doing the best you can within the status quo. Leadership is about changing the status quo when it needs changing. Carly Fiorina.

Only one man in a thousand is a leader of men — the other 999 follow women. Groucho Marx

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