"I think it is important for people who are given leadership roles to assume that role immediately."
"If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right."Bob Iger on Henry Ford
"A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus."Bob Iger on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership."Bob Iger on Nelson Mandela
"A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves."Bob Iger on Lao Tzu
"Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership."Bob Iger on Colin Powell
"What I've really learned over time is that optimism is a very, very important part of leadership."
"I get up at 4:30 in the morning, seven days a week, no matter where I am in the world."
"I'm committed to increasing long-term value for shareholders and am confident we will continue to do so through the successful execution of our core strategic priorities: the creation of high quality, branded content and experiences, the use of technology, and creating growth in numerous and exciting international markets."