Follow ME!"If you have to remind people that you're the leader, then you're not the leader." - Rick Warren
Boss vs Leader
"Remember the difference between a boss and a leader: a boss says 'GO' and a leader says 'LET'S GO!' "--E. M. Kelly
How to get them to follow
"A platoon leader doesn't get his platoon to go by getting up and shouting, 'I am smarter. I am bigger. I am stronger. I am the leader.' He gets them to go along with him because they want to do it for him and they believe in him." --Dwight D. Eisenhower
The Power of Leadership
An army of deer led by a lion is more to be feared than an army of lions led by a deer. --Attributed to Philip II of Macedon
Gives You Courage to Follow
“A leader is a person you will follow to a place you wouldn’t go by yourself.” --Joel Barker
Pride Disqualifies You
"The Christian who is ambitious to be a star disqualifies himself as a leader." --David Watson
Molding the Consensus
"A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus, but a molder of consensus" --Martin Luther King, Jr.
Magnet & Compass
"A leader is a person with a magnet in his heart and a compass in his head." --Vance Havner
Getting Someone Else to Want It"Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it." --Dwight Eisenhower
John Maxwell Quotes
• A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.
• The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
• Leaders must be close enough to relate to others but far enough ahead to motivate them.
• Nobody cares how much you know until they know how much you care.
• The greatest mistake we make is living in constant fear that we will make one.
The Price for Leading
"When you lead the pack, you can get shot in the back!" --Dudley Hall
Leading & Learning
"All leaders are learners. If you ever stop learning, you will stop leading." --Rick Warren
The world is controlled by 2%
"At any moment in history the world is in the hands of 2% of the people--the excited and the committed." --Winston Churchill
"Being president is like running a cemetery; you've got a lot of people under you, and nobody's listening." --Bill Clinton