Successful leaders help create a healthy environment. Successful leadership involves managing healthy relationships.
Leadership is all about communicating within a team to move towards a specific goal.
What kind of leader are you? Here are 12 articles addressing the subject:
“I am reminded how hollow the label of leadership sometimes is and how heroic followership can be.” — Warren Bennis
“Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.”— Harry Truman
“Leadership is intentional influence.”— Michael McKinney
“The leader is one who mobilizes others toward a goal shared by leaders and followers. … Leaders, followers and goals make up the three equally necessary supports for leadership.”— Gary Wills, Certain Trumpets: The Call of Leaders
“Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.”— Henry Peter Brougham, The Present State of Law, 1828
“A leader is one who influences a specific group of people to move in a God-given direction.”— J. Robert Clinton
“All Leadership is influence.”— John C. Maxwell, Injoy, Inc.
“You cannot be a leader, and ask other people to follow you, unless you know how to follow, too.”— Sam Rayburn
“The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men, the conviction and the will to carry on.”— Walter Lippmann
“The function of a leader within any institution: to provide that regulation through his or her non-anxious, self-defined presence.”— Edwin H. Friedman, A Failure of Nerve
“People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives.”— Theodore Roosevelt