15 Best Leadership Quotes

15 Best Leadership Quotes


1. Good leaders make people feel that they’re at the very heart of things, not at the periphery. Everyone feels that he or she makes a difference to the success of the organization. When that happens, people feel centered and that gives their work meaning – Warren Bennis

2. The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership. -Harvey S. Firestone

3. One of the greatest talents of all is the talent to recognize and
to develop talent in others. -General Colin Powell

4. Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel.If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish. -Sam Walton

5. A leader is someone who creates infectious enthusiasm. -Ted Turner

6. Great leaders are principled; they are not merely effective, they are ethical.
They adhere to moral principles in forming their objectives and using the methods of influence. They engender trust and credibility because of their integrity and loyalty and because they care about their followers and treat them with respect. – unknown

7. High-integrity workplaces don’t get that way by accident, coincidence, or luck.
They’re molded, shaped, and built by leaders at all levels. -Eric Harvey

8. In the past a leader was a boss. Today’s leaders must be partners with their people,they no longer can lead solely based on positional power. -Ken Blanchard

9. Great leaders are lifetime learners. They turn every success, setback and failure into a lesson that will guide them in the future. -unknown

10. Don’t tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results. -George S. Patton

11. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others. —Jack Welch

12. Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to
direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results. -Andrew Carnegie

13. If there is anything I would like to be remembered for it is that I helped people understand that leadership is helping other people grow and succeed. To repeat myself, leadership is not just about you. It’s about them. -Jack Welch

14. As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others. –Bill Gates

15. A tribe is a group of people connected to one another, connected to a leader, and connected to an idea. For millions of years, human beings have been part of one tribe or another. A group needs only two things to be a tribe: a shared interest and a way to communicate. ―Seth Godin, Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us

Dr. Mary Walsh Proud Graduate Walsh College

Dr. Mary Walsh Proud Graduate Walsh College

About Dr. Mary, SPHR Education

Dr. Mary is a proud graduate of Walsh College, excellence in business administration. Walsh College is a private, not-for-profit, upper-division all-business college where 4,500 students study for bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees as well as professional certificates. The College offers courses at two campuses, three southeast Michigan university centers, and online.

Walsh College doctoral candidate Mary Welsh to present dissertation defense. Click here to view. Check out the article in the Troy Michigan patch here.

Celebrating 90 years of business education, Walsh College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (www.ncahlc.org; phone: 312-263-0456). Specific degree programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP, www.acbsp.org) and the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE, www.iacbe.org).

Check out Walsh College here www.walshcollege.edu.

12 Memorable Business Quotes

12 Memorable Business Quotes


1. There is only one thing worse than training employees and losing them, 
and that’s not training them and keeping them. -
Zig Ziglar

2. The most important part of being a leader is maintaining the desire 
to keep on learning. That means learning about yourself, about your 
peers, and about the people you serve. -
Brian Koval

3. Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students. -Solomon Ortiz

4. Strategy is about making choices, trade-offs; it’s about deliberately choosing to be different. -Michael Porter

5. A satisfied customer is the best business strategy of all. -Michael LeBoeuf

6. You may not be interested in strategy, but strategy is interested in you. -Leon Trotsky

7. Sound strategy starts with having the right goal. -Michael Porter

8. Leaders establish the vision for the future and set the strategy for getting there. – John P. Kotter

9. Plans are nothing; planning is everything. -Dwight D. Eisenhower

10. Failing to plan is planning to fail. -Alan Lakein

11. The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. -George Bernard Shaw

12. Communication – the human connection – is the key to personal and career success. -Paul J. Meyer

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Walsh College Doctoral Candidate to Present Dissertation Defense

Walsh College Doctoral Candidate to Present Dissertation Defense

About Dr. Mary, SPHR Diversity Education

From our archives! TROY, Mich., October 26, 2012 – Walsh College Doctor of Management Candidate Mary Ellen Welsh will defend her dissertation titled “The Perceived Impact of Generational Attributes on Organizational Leadership Regarding Recruitment and Retention,” at 1 p.m. Tuesday, October 30 at Walsh College in Troy.

Walsh“With a mixture of four generations in the workplace, organizations are faced with differing perceptions of how employees perceive each other, how they interact with each other and how leaders manage their perceptions and interactions,” said Welsh.

Her study examines the characteristics of each generation, looks at the human resources functions of recruitment, training, retention, and leadership; and analyses the perceptions of human resources and business professionals.

A Warren resident, Welsh owns WBHR Consultants, Inc., a business and human resources management consulting firm. She has more than 20 years of extensive human resources experience and is certified as a senior professional of human resources (SPHR.). Welsh holds both a bachelor of business administration, and a master of management, specializing in human resources and business operations, from Walsh College.

A strong advocate of diversity and inclusion, Welsh serves as a board member of the Oakland County Employment Diversity Council (OCEDC). She is a member of the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM), the Michigan Society of Human Resources Management (MISHRM), Detroit Chapter; Inforum Women’s Leadership Group and the National Association of Professional Woman. Read the full article in the Troy Patch by clicking here. 

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Even More Leadership Quotes!

Even More Leadership Quotes!


1. If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, 
do more and become more, you are a leader. -John Quincy Adams

2. Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things. -Peter Drucker

3. The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity. -Peter Drucker

4. Reality forms around your commitments. 
The achievement of your goal is assured the moment you commit yourself to it. -
Max Steingart

5. The hallmark of a well-managed organization is not the absence of problems, 
but whether or not problems are effectively resolved. -
Steve Ventura

6. The best way to gain and hold the loyalty of your 
personnel is to show interest in them and care for 
them, by your words and actions, in everything you do
. -Secrets of Effective Leadership

7. Outstanding leaders go out of the way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. 
If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish. 
-Sam Walton

8. If you are going to help people reach their potential, 
they need to be recognized and rewarded. Everyone needs that. -
Jacqueline Norcel

9. People have a reservoir of talent worth discovering. 
They just have to be given the opportunity to discover it in themselves. -
Ricardo Semler

10. A truly successful leader in any business or organizational endeavour 
is exemplified in their ability to galvanize and engage 
the support of their greatest asset . . . people. -
Keith Ready

Dr. Mary’s Doctoral Dissertation

Dr. Mary’s Doctoral Dissertation

About Dr. Mary, SPHR Diversity Education

Leadership requires understanding and communicating with the internal and external stakeholders of an organization, especially its employees. With a mixture of four generations in the workplace, organizations are challenged with differing perceptions of how employees perceive each other, how they interact with each other, and how leaders manage their perceptions and interactions. -Dr. Mary Welsh, SPHR

Dr. Mary loves human resources! Her background and education give her a special edge as a human resources consultant. Dr. Mary wrote her doctoral dissertation on the perceived impact of generational attributes on organizational leadership regarding recruitment and retention.

Dr. Mary has the special ability to create, motivate and lead teams with members of all different age groups. Image your group of diverse employees working  productively side by side. How can understanding generational and workplace diversity benefit your company?

Read Dr. Mary’s Doctoral Dissertation by clicking here.

This study examines the characteristics of each generation; looks at recruitment, training, retention, and leadership; and analyzes the perception of human resources and business professionals. Read this study by clicking here.


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