In honor of tomorrow’s Leadership Day event, this post highlights five great quotes about leadership, all from women. Do you have a favorite quote about leadership? Do you find a certain woman to be particularly inspirational or influential? Tell us about them in the comments!
You manage things; you lead people. - Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, concerned citizens can change the world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has. - Margaret Mead
A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be. - Rosalynn Carter
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself. - Eleanor Roosevelt
Leadership should be more participative than directive, more enabling than performing. - Mary D. Poole
Be sure to go to the MSOE Leadership Day tomorrow, Saturday February 1st at 11AM to hear from three great young leaders!
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