Leadership Quotes

You’ll never be complete until you learn to lead with your strengths

Saturday, October 29th, 2011
bride and groom walking train tracks

When you give in to the automatic fear reaction, it makes you focus on your weaknesses, which only reinforces your fear. But when you take the path of the intellect and spirit, you naturally begin to focus on your…

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“Leadership qualities” are not the qualities that enable people to attract followers, but those that enable them to do without them

Thursday, September 15th, 2011
individuality - contrasting shoelaces

Leaders are not what many people think – people with huge crowds following them. Leaders are people who go their own way without caring, or even looking to see whether anyone is…

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We now realize, as we have never realized before, our interdependence on each other.

Sunday, March 22nd, 2009

If I read the temper of our people correctly, we now realize, as we have never realized before, our interdependence on each other; that we can not merely take, but we must give as well; that if we are to go forward, we…

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The New Frontier is… a set of challenges… It appeals to (our) pride, not to (our) pocketbook – it holds out the promise of more sacrifice instead of more security.

Thursday, February 19th, 2009

Woodrow Wilson’s New Freedom promised our nation a new political and economic framework. Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal promised security and succor to those in need. But the New Frontier of which I speak is not a set of promises, it is a set of challenges…

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