50 Inspiring Management Quotes To Fuel the Fire

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50 Inspiring Management Quotes To Fuel the Fire

How do you define leadership or management skills? It always seems like a difficult question to tackle, and like many difficult questions, the answers are always short and deceptive. Or effectively quotes. Here is a compilation of inspirational management quotes by great managers and leaders.

Management’s job is to convey leadership’s message in a compelling and inspiring way. Not just in meetings, but also by example. Jeffery Gitomer

The first rule of management is delegation. Don’t try and do everything yourself because you can’t. Anthea Turner

Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out. Stephen Covey

Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall. Stephen Covey

It's not about money. It's about the people you have, and how you're led. Steve Jobs

Good management consists of showing average people how to do the work of superior people. John D. Rockefeller

Time management is really personal management, life management. and management of yourself. Brian Tracy

Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion. Jack Welch

Good management is the art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them. Paul Hawken

I've actually not read any books on time management. Elon Musk

Management is all about managing in the short term while developing the plans for the long term. Jack Welch

Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them. John C Maxwell

Management is, above all, a practice where art, science, and craft meet. Henry Mintzberg

A leader is a dealer in hope. Napoleon Bonaparte

Don’t follow the crowd, let the crowd follow you. Margaret Thatcher

Leadership is the key to 99 percent of all successful efforts. Erskine Bowles

Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other. John F. Kennedy

Make your top managers rich and they will make you rich. Robert H. Johnson

The conventional definition of management is getting work done through people, but real management is developing people through work. Agha Hasan Abedi

The true measure of the value of any business leader and manager is performance. Brian Tracy

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

Management is doing things right, leadership is doing the right things. Unknown

A man who wants to lead an orchestra must turn his back on the crowd. Max Lucado

Leadership is about taking responsibility, not making excuses. Mitt Romney

To do great things is difficult; but to command great things is more difficult. Friedrich Nietzsche

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

The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers. Ralph Nader

Leaders are made, they are not born. They are made by hard effort. Vince Lombardi

Strong people don’t put others down. They lift them up. Unknown

The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves. Unknown

A great person attracts great people and knows how to hold them together. Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Real leaders are ordinary people with extraordinary determinations. John Seaman Garns

A leader's job is to look into the future and see the organization, not as it is, but as it should be. Jack Welch

Great leaders state out loud what they intend to do and in doing so, they get things done. Simon Sinek

A real leader faces the music even when he doesn't like the tune. Arnold H. Glasgow

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

A good leader can’t get too ahead of his followers. Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Leaders should strive for authenticity over perfection. Sheryl Sandberg

Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing. Albert Schweitzer

Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall. Stephen R. Covey

There are three essentials to leadership: humility, clarity, and courage. Fuchan Yuan

Not the cry, but the flight of a wild duck leads the flock to fly and follow. Chinese Proverb

Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower. Steve Jobs

He who has great power should use it lightly. Seneca

There are three essentials to leadership: humility, clarity and courage. Fuchan Yuan

Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality. Warren Bennis

Management works in the system; leadership works on the system. Stephen Covey

The secret of managing is to keep the guys who hate you away from the guys who are undecided. Casey Stengel

A leader is someone who creates infectious enthusiasm. Ted Turner

Catch someone doing something right. Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson