10 Quotes from Cutting-Edge Leaders

Leadership is always evolving and developing, yet there are specific attributes that are immortal. Great leaders empower, encourage, and engage their team allowing for personal growth within organizations. Cutting-edge leaders understand this and have shown this through years of building up others. Check out these 10 quotes from leaders to learn how to be a cutting-edge leader!

Focus on Growth

Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others. —Jack Welch

Create a Lasting Impact

Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making sure that impact lasts in your absence. —Sheryl Sandberg

Drive with Discipline

Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out. —Stephen Covey

Leader Before Vision

People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision. —John Maxwell

Don’t Be Afraid to Fail

Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it. —Oprah Winfrey

Empower Others

As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others. —Bill Gates

Build Your Influence

The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority. —Kenneth Blanchard

Lead Others Where They Should Go

A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be. —Rosalynn Carter

Help Others Believe

Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish. —Sam Walton

Trust Your Team

At some point, you have to let go and trust your people. You sow the seed of trust by giving trust. I truly believe delegation begins with trusting others—followed by letting go. —David L. Steward

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One Response to 10 Quotes from Cutting-Edge Leaders

  1. Ted Kromer May 4, 2021 at 1:06 pm #

    “IN BUSINESS AND IN LIFE, REALITY IS ALWAYS THE WINNER.”

    (UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE)

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