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
Submitted by Tyron
As I sit in geography class talking about racism, violence, and segregation around the world I think about one...
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...
Monkey See, Monkey Do
Submitted by Annazette Taylor
Monkey See, Monkey Do
The grass always looks greener
On the other side of the fence
Everything seems much brighter
Everyday Hero Stories
I'm blown away by someone who's doing the hardest job of all--trying to reach kids and put them on the right track. I taught...
Lifetime of Service
Random acts of kindness, a sudden epiphany or a midlife conversion define so many of our acts of...
My hero is Nofo E. He is a man of God and he truly cares about the lives of men. He was the men's ministry leader at our...
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