CHARACTERISTICS OF LEADERS. JUDGMENT. Definition - The ability to weigh facts and possible courses of action in order to make sound decisions. JUSTICE.
“You don't lead by pointing and telling people some place to go. You lead by going to that place . . .”
— Ken Kesey
"I think leadership comes from integrity—that you do whatever you ask others to do.
I think there are non-obvious ways to lead. Just by providing a good example as a parent, a friend, a neighbor makes it possible for other people to see better ways to do things. Leadership does not need to be a dramatic, fist in the air and trumpets blaring, activity."
— Scott Berkun
Never, never, never give up. --Winston Churchill
"Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others."
— Jack Welch
"In the course of history, there comes a time when humanity is called to shift to a new level of consciousness, to reach a higher moral ground. A time when we have to shed our fear and give hope to each other. That time is now."
— Wangari Maathai
"Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt to offer a solution everybody can understand."
— General Colin Powell