Friday Filosophy #2016-15

One of the many misunderstandings that people have about management is that they equate it to leadership. You manage processes, but you lead people.  For Friday Filosophy #2016-15, some thoughts about leadership, from leaders.


Don’t follow the crowd, let the crowd follow you.

Margaret Thatcher.


The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets people to do the greatest things.

Ronald Reagan


To add value to others, one must first value others.

Before you can be of any value to anyone else you must be of value to yourself.

R.J. Slee


The task of the leader is to get their people from where they are to where they have not been.

Henry Kissinger


Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them become what they are capable of being.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


There are no office hours for leaders.

Cardinal J. Gibbons


When people talk, listen completely.

Ernest Hemingway


Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.

Peter Drucker


A leader is best when people barely know he exists. When his work is don’t, his aim fulfilled, they will say we did it ourselves.

Lao Tzu


The time is now.