Three Categories of Leadership Attributes

Who leaders ARE
character and personality, values, motives, abilities, traits, commitment, honesty, courage, imagination.

What leaders KNOW
competencies (knowing yourself and others, leadership theory, professional knowledge) and skills (people skills, leadership skills, professional skills)

What leaders DO
habits, behaviors, styles, leading by example  >>>

25 Lessons from Jack Welch  Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book  







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Peter Drucker advice

Management is doing things right;

leadership is doing the right things.  >>>

Peter Drucker

Thought Leader

Jack Ma quotes

A leader should be a visionary and have more foresight than an employee.

Jack Ma


Napoleon advice

A leader is a dealer in hope.



Jack Welch advice business quotes

Leading a big company means

never allowing a company to take itself too seriously.  >>>

Jack Welch


Max DePree quotes

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

De Pree

Lao Tzu advice quotes teachings

A leader is best is best when people barely know he exists. When his work is done, they will say: we did it ourselves.  >>>

Lao Tzu