After a long week of deadlines and due dates, it can be hard to keep pushing and remain productive. If you feel yourself losing the motivation to close of this week strong, we’ve put together a list of some of our favorite leadership quotes to help you recharge that leading spirit:
“Leaders aren’t born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that’s the price we’ll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal.” — Vince Lombardi
“In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.” — Thomas Jefferson
“Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you’ll be criticized anyway.” — Eleanor Roosevelt
“To add value to others, one must first value others.” — John Maxwell
“A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.” — Martin Luther King Jr.
“No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it.” — Andrew Carnegie
“Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” — John D. Rockefeller
“Earn your leadership every day.” — Michael Jordan
“Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” — John F. Kennedy
“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” — Maya Angelou
With the weekend looming, take this opportunity to impact yourself and your team by refocusing on the things that leaders do great. Do you have any other favorite quotes? We’d love to hear them below!