"Leadership cannot really be taught. It can only be learned."
"If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right."Harold S. Geneen on Henry Ford
"A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus."Harold S. Geneen 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."Harold S. Geneen 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."Harold S. Geneen 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."Harold S. Geneen on Colin Powell
"Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions."
"The best way to inspire people to superior performance is to convince them by everything you do and by your everyday attitude that you are wholeheartedly supporting them."
"In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins: cash and experience. Take the experience first the cash will come later."
"I think it is an immutable law in business that words are words, explanations are explanations, promises are promises - but only performance is reality."
"In business, words are words explanations are explanations, promises are promises, but only performance is reality."