As a leader, have you ever given thought as to how and when you’ve inspired others? Maybe you’ve received feedback about the behaviors or skills you display and possess that others have found to be impactful?

Think about it and give yourself credit for making a difference!

In each weekly leadership tip we like to share quotes that we feel are meaningful. There are literally thousands to choose from, but here are a few of our favorites:

People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.—Maya Angelou

Leadership is lifting a person’s vision to high sights, the raising of a person’s performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations. —Peter Drucker

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

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

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.–John Quincy Adams

Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy. —Norman Schwarzkopf

The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.
—Harvey Firestone

The supreme quality of leadership is integrity.–Dwight Eisenhower

The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant.—Max DePree

Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.John F. Kennedy

Are there any you especially relate to? Do you have a favorite we omitted? Let us know!

Mike and Jan
You Make A Difference!