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Executive Coaching Quotes on Leadership

Here is a collection of executive coaching quotes on leadership, which can be a great source of inspiration for both executive coaches and their clients.

These types of quotes can be very valuable in executive coaching because they contain a lot of wisdom in a simple, easy to understand package. Try to spend some time thinking about the quotes and the wisdom they contain... and use them to gain perspective on how it applies to your leadership style.

"In matters of style, swim with the current; In matters of principle, stand like a rock." - Thomas Jefferson

"Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things." - Peter F. Drucker

"The only real training for leadership is leadership." - A. Jay

"Don't tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results." - George S. Patton

"The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been." - Henry Kissinger

"Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it." - Dwight Eisenhower

"People are more easily led than driven." - David Fink

"And when we think we lead, we are most led." - Lord Byron

"A leader is a dealer in hope." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"When nothing is sure, everything is possible." - Margaret Drabble

"I must follow the people. Am I not their leader?" - Benjamin Disraeli

"Leadership should be born out of the understanding of the needs of those who would be affected by it." - Marian Anderson

"The leadership instinct you are born with is the backbone. You develop the funny bone and the wishbone that go with it." - Elaine Agather

"The leader has to be practical and a realist, yet must talk the language of the visionary and the idealist." - Eric Hoffer

"Delegating work works, provided the one delegating works, too." - Robert Half

"The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it." - Theodore Roosevelt

"Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The very essence of leadership is its purpose. And the purpose of leadership is to accomplish a task. That is what leadership does–and what it does is more important than what it is or how it works." - Colonel D. M. Malone

"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power." - Abraham Lincoln

"Where there is no vision, the people perish." - Proverbs 29:18

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