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Lack Of Leadership Quotes


"What is really disappointing about this president is not just lack of leadership, but his tendency to always place the blame for his lack of leadership somewhere else" - Carly Fiorina

"The dark comes before dawn. The financial markets are under great pressure because of the lack of leadership during the transition period." - George Soros

"Things like lack of leadership and a lack of the willingness to evolve, they're so used to keeping people within the constraints of the idea that has been the same idea for a thousand years." - Ziggy Marley

"Barna is correct when he writes, "After fifteen years of diligent digging into the world around me, I have reached several conclusions about the future of the Christian church in America. The central conclusion is that the American church is dying due to lack of strong spiritual leadership. In this time of unprecedented opportunity and plentiful resources, the church is actually losing influence. The primary reason is the lack of leadership. Nothing is more important than leadership."7" - Ed Stetzer

"The leadership spirit comes with a spirit of leadership." - Myles Munroe

"Lack of prayer is the cause of lack of time." - Peter Kreeft

"Lack of forgiveness of others breeds lack of self-forgiveness." - Albert Ellis

"Lack of time is actually lack of priorities." - Tim Ferriss

"Mr. Complete Lack of Sympathy" - Karen Chance

"What Newcastle lack is a lack of pace" - Charlie Nicholas

"Attention is the currency of leadership." - Ronald A. Heifetz

"Leadership is birthed out of anger!" - Myles Munroe

"Different times need different types of leadership." - Park Geun-hye

"Leadership is an achievement of trust." - Peter Drucker

"Relationships are the foundation of leadership." - John C Maxwell

"The supreme quality of leadership is integrity." - Dwight D Eisenhower

"The penalty of leadership is loneliness." - H. Wheeler Robinson

"A person's own definition of leadership defines the glittering crown of his leadership." - Anuj

"Love . . . [is] a lack of personal selfishness." - Theodore M. Burton

"A lack of doxology leads to depravity." - Ann Voskamp

"Lack of desire is the greatest riches." - Seneca the Younger

"Lack of compliance is hindering the investigation." - Charlie Melancon

"Lack of knowledge - that is the problem." - W Edwards Deming

"There is no lack of opportunity." - Wallace D. Wattles

"Cunning proceeds from lack of capacity." - Benjamin Franklin

"The lack of work destroys people." - Katharine Hepburn

"Pressure comes from a lack of preparation" - Colin Kaepernick

"Poverty is the lack of light." - Lucero Isaac

"Underdevelopment is a lack of maintenance." - Lucero Isaac

"Loneliness is not lack of company, loneliness is lack of purpose." - Guillermo Maldonado

"The world shall perish not for lack of wonders, but for lack of wonder" - John B S Haldane

"It is a lack of commitment, not a lack of talent, that damns you to mediocrity." - Roy H Williams

"More men fail though lack of purpose than lack of talent." - Billy Sunday

"Ninety-nine percent of leadership failures are failures of character." - Norman Schwarzkopf

"The major challenge of most executives is not understanding the practice of leadership - it is practicing their understanding of leadership." - Marshall Goldsmith

"Leadership must first and foremost meet the needs of others." - Robert K Greenleaf

"Leadership is one of the most enduring, universal human responsibilities." - Rosabeth Moss Kanter

"I think that notion of leadership is bankrupt." - Ronald A. Heifetz

"It is time for a new generation of leadership." - John F Kennedy

"Leadership is not for the faint of heart" - Bill Hybels

"Leadership is all about raising the aspirations of people." - Narayan

"The only test of leadership is that somebody follows." - Robert K Greenleaf

"Above all, leadership is a position of servanthood." - Max De Pree

"Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise." - Woodrow Wilson

"Coach's Rule: never admit a lack of experience or knowledge. Carry on at all times as though you've guided a hundred champion crews. Honesty is not the best policy when leading a bunch of college rowers. They are looking for strong, disciplined leadership and not a kinder, gentler coach. Once you've established a certain attitude and demeanor, it's nearly impossible to change to a difference mode in mid-season." - Brad Alan Lewis

"Leadership means setting an example. When you find yourself in a position of leadership, people follow your every move." - Lee Iacocca

"Lack of ornamentation is a sign of spiritual strength." - Adolf Loos

"One great cause of failure is lack of concentration." - Bruce Lee

"The lack of understanding of something is not evidence for God. It's evidence of a lack of understanding." - Lawrence M Krauss

"Reality is an illusion created by a lack of alcohol." - N. F. Simpson

"Bullying exists because of a lack adult intervention." - Stuart Green

"Gossip is only the lack of a worthy memory." - Elbert Hubbard

"Sleep is just a symptom of caffeine lack" - Herman Friele

"Failure is not about insecurity. It's about lack of execution." - Jeffrey Gitomer

"You lack the season of all natures, sleep." - William Shakespeare

"I believe in strength over lack of weakness." - Ben Horowitz

"Vimes's lack of interest in other people's children was limitless." - Terry Pratchett

"Ask me about my complete lack of interest. (T-shirt)" - Darynda Jones

"What looks like resistance is often a lack of clarity." - Chip Heath

"Religious conservatives still lack a theology of direct political action." - Ralph E. Reed, Jr.

"Money isn't everything, but lack of money isn't anything." - Franklin P. Adams

"Reality is the cage of those who lack imagination." - John B S Haldane

"Never make decisions from a place of lack." - Arianna Huffington

"Lack of education turns soldiers into killing machines." - Jacque Fresco

"We're all confounded by a lack of time." - Lou Dobbs

"Asking doesn't mean you lack wisdom - it's evidence of wisdom." - Andy Stanley

"Excuses are your lack of faith in your own power." - Robert Anthony

"Nothing shows lack of conscience better than bold-faced lying." - Bob Altemeyer

"Freedom is not the same as lack of accountability." - Kevin Powers

"Darkness, true darkness, is something more than lack of light." - Kami Garcia

"Power corrupts, but lack of power corrupts absolutely." - Adlai Stevenson

"Overacting is a self-indulgence, while underacting comes either through a lack of talent or a lack of courage." - Gregory Peck

"Fear is the result of a lack of confidence. A lack of confidence is the result of not knowing what you can do. A lack of knowing what you can do is caused by a lack of experience. A lack of experience is caused by a lack of doing something new." - Dale Carnegie

"The purpose of leadership is not to make the present bearable. The purpose of leadership is to make the future possible." - Joan D. Chittister

"The leader builds dispersed and diverse leadership - distributing leadership to the outermost edges of the circle to unleash the power of shared responsibility." - Frances Hesselbein

"Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making sure that impact lasts in your absence." (Harvard Business School definition of leadership)" - Sheryl Sandberg

"Control is not leadership; management is not leadership; leadership is leadership is leadership. If you seek to lead, invest at least 50% of your time leading yourself-your own purpose, ethics, principles, motivation, conduct. Invest at least 20% leading those with authority over you and 15% leading your peers. If you don't understand that you work for your mislabeled 'subordinates,' then you know nothing of leadership. You know only tyranny." - Dee Hock

"Leadership can't be claimed like luggage at the airport. Leadership can't be inherited, even though you may inherit a leadership position. And leadership can't be given as a gift - even if you've been blessed with an abundance of leadership skills to share with someone else. Leadership must be earned by mastering a defined set of skills and by working with others to achieve common goals." - David Cottrell

"What should a brand leader advertise?Brand leadership, of course. Leadership is the single most important motivating factor in consumer behavior." - Al Ries

"The Leadership Training Institute of America is a cultural think tank providing training and opportunity in leadership development and cultural dynamics." - Michael C. Burgess

"I think leadership of any kind requires trust and transparency and voters should demand no less from their political leadership in government." - Carly Fiorina

"People will not follow a leader with moral incongruities for long. Every time you compromise character you compromise leadership. The foundation of firm leadership is character." - Bill Hybels

"Some are born leaders, some achieve leadership, and some have leadership thrust upon them. Which of these are you, or would you rather not bother?" - Maurice Flanagan

"Leadership is the art of accomplishing more than the science of management says is possible." - Colin Powell

"Leadership consists not in degrees of technique but in traits of character." - Lewis H Lapham

"Our survival, the future of our civilization, possibly the existence of mankind, depends on American leadership" - Charles Lindbergh

"Distilling truth from overwhelming amounts of information is the essence of leadership." - Carly Fiorina

"Paralysis of leadership is due in part to the unseen grip of the special interests." - John W Gardner

"Fatigue is the price of leadership. Mediocrity is the price of never getting tired." - J. Oswald Sanders

"Leadership embraces activism; it is the outcome of a purposeful pursuit of goals." - John Baldoni

"A business, successful or not, is merely a reflection of the character of its leadership." - S Truett Cathy

"Lack of self-worth is the fundamental source of all emotional pain. A feeling of insecurity, unworthiness and lack of valueis the core experience of powerlessness." - Gary Zukav

"Understandably, no peace can sustained when people continue to suffer from hunger, lack of jobs, lack of basic public services - and most of all - lack of opportunity or hope." - Mikhail Saakashvili

"Dare to go forward. Courage is the mark of greatness in leadership" - Brian Tracy

"I believe a big part of leadership is about winning the moment." - Mike Krzyzewski

"Integrity is the most valuable and respected quality of leadership. Always keep your word." - Brian Tracy

"Leadership is a serving relationship that has the effect of facilitating human development" - William Arthur Ward

"Leadership is a series of behaviors rather than a role for heroes." - Margaret J Wheatley

"Charisma is the result of effective leadership, not the other way around." - Warren G. Bennis

"The main quality of courage ! If you can dream it, you can do it!" - Walt Disney

"Are decent people in positions of leadership eternally condemned to Calvary?" - Janusz Korczak

"Leadership, in other words, is a matter of character, not goals." - Ted Malloch

"The goal of leadership is not to eradicate uncertainty but rather to navigate it." - Andy Stanley

"I think leadership is creating a state of mind in others." - Barbara Mikulski

"Action or inaction are both forms of leadership and standard setting." - Seth Godin

"My style of leadership is to lead with the lightest touch that I possibly can." - Steve Squyres

"The job of leadership today is not just to make money, it's to make meaning." - John Seely Brown

"Leadership is the art of giving people a platform for spreading ideas that work." - Seth Godin

"Personal and organizational effectiveness is proportionate to the strength of leadership." - John C Maxwell

"The only valid test of leadership is the ability to lead, and lead vigorously." - John F Kennedy

"The greatest gift of leadership is a boss who wants you to be successful." - Jon Taffer

"Your leadership development strategy is perfectly designed to produce the caliber of leader you currently have." - Andy Stanley

"Leadership is only courage and wisdom, and a great carefulness of self." - John Buchan

"The art of leadership is saying no, not yes. It is very easy to say yes." - Tony Blair

"Leadership requires creating conditions that enable employees to do the kinds of experimentation that entrepreneurship requires." - Eric Ries

"Coaching is destined to be the leadership approach of the 21st century." - James A. Belasco

"Leadership is the self-confidence of working with people smarter than you." - Azim Premji

"Leadership is a matter of how to be, not how to do it." - Frances Hesselbein

"The real test of leadership isn't where you start out. It's where you end up." - John C Maxwell

"The problem of leadership is inevitably: Who will play God?" Muad'Dib" - Frank Herbert

"Struggle is the father of all things, virtue lies in blood, leadership is primary and decisive" - Adolf Hitler

"I will never stand again for the leadership of the Conservative Party." - Michael Howard

"God uses prisons to train people for future roles of leadership or martyrdom." - Charles Colson

"The importance of command leadership. Clear objective and strategy and loyalty to those reporting to you." - Peter King

"I don't subscribe to that school of thought that leadership can be altogether defined by gender." - Dalia Grybauskaite

"Leadership is the art of disappointing people at a rate they can stand." - John Ortberg

"Leadership is a serving relationship that has the effect of facilitating human development." - Ted Ward

"Leadership is not so much about technique and methods as it is about opening the heart. Leadership is about inspiration-of oneself and of others. Great leadership is about human experiences, not processes. Leadership is not a formula or a program, it is a human activity that comes from the heart and considers the hearts of others. It is an attitude, not a routine." - Lance Secretan

"A lack of money is never, ever, ever a problem. A lack of money is merely a symptom of what is going on underneath." - T Harv Eker

"The reason many people fail is not for lack of vision but for lack of resolve and resolve is born out of counting the cost." - Robert H. Goddard

"Vanity is the fear of appearing original: it is thus a lack of pride, but not necessarily a lack of originality." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"The average golfer's problem is not so much the lack of ability as it is lack of knowledge about what he should be doing" - Ben Hogan

"Our problem is not the lack of knowing; it is the lack of doing. Most people know far more than they think they do" - Mark Hatfield

"We want more knowledge about our animals and less sentiment. Far more cruelty is caused in this country by lack of knowledge than by lack of heart." - Muriel Wace

"When I am tempted to complain about God's lack of presence, I remind myself that God has much more reason to complain about my lack of presence." - Philip Yancey

"The lack of power to take joy in outdoor nature is as real a misfortune as the lack of power to take joy in books" - Theodore Roosevelt

"I believe in discipline. You can forgive incompetence. You can forgive lack of ability. But one thing you cannot ever forgive is lack of discipline." - Forrest Gregg

"The lack of education and lack of skills don't hurt the unemployed, they hurt America and American business, making us less competitive in the global market." - Robert Stempel

"I don't want to go on much longer, really. I think that would suggest a lack of imagination. A certain lack of dignity also." - Steven Morrissey

"It's not the lack of ability or opportunity that holds you back; it is only a lack of confidence in yourself." - Richard Monckton Milnes, 1st Baron Houghton

"Lack of loyalty is one of the major causes of failure in every walk of life" - Napoleon Hill

"One wants to be loved, in lack thereof admired, in lack thereof feared, in lack thereof loathed and despised. One wants to instill some sort of emotion in people. The soul trembles before emptiness and desires contact at any price." - Hjalmar Söderberg

"Fear is for the old. Lack of it is one of the joys of youth." - Helen Van Slyke

"A complete lack of caution is perhaps one of the true signs of a real gourmet ..." - M F K Fisher

"Marxian exploitation is the exploitation of people's lack of understanding of economics." - Robert Nozick

"Our sense of what is valuable will hence be radically distorted if we must perpetually condemn as tedious everything we lack, simply because we lack it." - Alain De Botton

"Leadership comes with consistency." - Junior Seau

"There is a lack of leadership outside the Beltway, outside of politics." - Danny Glover

"Our lack of compassion stems from our inability to see deeply into the nature of things." - Surya Das

"The lack of wealth is easily repaired but the poverty of the soul is irreplaceable." - Michel De Montaigne



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