Inspiring Quotes on What It Means to Lead

As we work to sharpen our leadership skills, we often look to words of wisdom from accomplished leaders in all fields. Here are a few inspiring quotes on what it means to be an effective leader, all of which have helped us improve our management skills around Legion HQ.

Legendary football coach Vince Lombardi once said, “Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.” This aligns with our Legion philosophy, which stresses realistic yet challenging goals. We don’t waste time going after perfect results, but we do stretch beyond our current skill sets to achieve winning results.

We also recognize the value of positivity when it comes to effective leadership. That’s how famed management expert Napoleon Hill provided one of our favorite quotes when he said, “Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.” We’ve structured our leadership development program around the idea that anything can be accomplished through hard work.

Maya Angelou is another source of inspiration for our team members. She once said, “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.” We’ve taken this sentiment to heart in our leadership development efforts, stressing empathy in all matters.

We remember these quotes whenever we need some extra inspiration in our leadership development efforts. To find out more about our culture, follow us on Facebook