Leadership is the action of guiding or directing a group.
“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”
—John Quincy Adams 6th Us President
“Doing easily what others find difficult is talent; doing what is impossible for talent is genius.”
—Henri-Frederic Amiel Philosopher, Poet, Critic
“Leaders who win the respect of others are the ones who deliver more than they promise, not the ones who promise more than they can deliver.”
—Mark A. Clement Writer
“The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office.”
—Dwight D. Eisenhower 34th U.S. President
“I will speak ill of no man, and speak all the good I know of everybody.”
—Benjamin Franklin Politician, Writer, Scientist
Stories About Leadership
My Mentor And My Friend
Submitted by Anonymous
Before I starting working for the Department of Building and Safety I worked for a homebuilder and would go to the Department...
Submitted by Kay.B
My hero is my mom because she never gives up, takes on the responsibility of three kids, and teaches me that I can...
Submitted by Sergio
I am sitting on the couch watching television, and while I am trying to find something worth watching, I stumble upon the...
Everyday Hero Stories
Lifetime of Service
Random acts of kindness, a sudden epiphany or a midlife conversion define so many of our acts of...
Rita McCann is my hero because she always has a positive attitude. She always puts people in a good mood when they are sad. ...
Stephen R. Covey
Recognized as one of Time magazine's 25 most influential Americans, Stephen R. Covey has dedicated his life to demonstrating...
Leadership creates action out of intention.
Bob C., Pig's Knuckle, Ar
"Great Leaders make followers into Great Leaders."
Elmer J Carreño , Jersey City, N.J
In order to lead, others must follow. I won't follow anyone who takes credit, but not blame.
Anyone can be placed in a Leadership position... but that doesn't necessarily make them the Leader. True Leaders are granted Leadership by those that TRUST them.
Gerald T., Up State Ny
Leadership is influencing others toward a better future.
Bruce Willingham, Warner Robins Ga
A leader is not one who jumps at a chance to be first, a Leader is one who jumps at the chance to give everything in their power to guide others through problems whether those same problems be thick or thin.
Logan, Kent, Washington
True leaders are not those who strive to be first, but are first to strive and give it their all to envision the power of the team. By the strength of the leader, the power of the pack is unleashed.
Stephen P., Syracuse
I have come to learn that those in leadership positions are not necessarily leaders and those in subordinate positions are not necessarily subordinate; but it is those who can envision, construct and model behaviors that change the world who are real leaders.
Ken R., Hampstead
Leadership is like a battlefield. You have to fight for it.
Fir :), Pennsylvania
Leadership is "Guiding Intent with Integrity"
E Net Arch, San Francisco