1. Don’t tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results. George S. Patton
  2. Lead first, then manage the numbers.
  3. 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
  4. Build a competent, self-reliant team by being human.
  5. A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.  Max Lucado
  6. Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great. John D. Rockefeller
  7.  A good leader can’t get too far ahead of his followers. Franklin D. Roosevelt
  8. Leadership always has a pinch of fear–and it has to.
  9. Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower. Steve Jobs
  10. Leadership consists not in degrees of technique but in traits of character. — Lewis H Lapham
  11. When you’re finished changing, you’re finished. -Benjamin Franklin
  12. “I think about my people all the time. I worry about how they’re doing personally.”
  13. The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been.— Henry Kissinger
  14. Leadership is intentional influence.-— Michael McKinney
  15. Making good decisions is a crucial skill at every level.  Peter Drucker
  16. People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives-— Theodore Roosevelt
  17. “I want people to say they work with me and not for me.”
  18. Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.— Jack Welch