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Leaders Eat Last Quotes

21 of the best book quotes from Leaders Eat Last
  1. #1
    “It is not the demands of the job that cause the most stress, but the degree of control workers feel they have throughout their day.”
  2. #2
    “All the perks, all the benefits and advantages you may get for the rank or position you hold, they aren’t meant for you. They are meant for the role you fill. And when you leave your role, which eventually you will, they will give the ceramic cup to the person who replaces you. Because you only ever deserved a Styrofoam cup.”
  3. #3
    “Leaps of greatness require the combined problem-solving ability of people who trust each other.”
  4. #4
    “The true price of leadership is the willingness to place the needs of others above your own.”
  5. #5
    “Returning from work feeling inspired, safe, fulfilled and grateful is a natural human right to which we are all entitled and not a modern luxury that only a few lucky ones are able to find.”
  6. #6
    “Good leadership is like exercise. We do not see any improvement to our bodies with day-to-day comparisons. In fact, if we only compare the way our bodies look on a given day to how they looked the previous day, we would think our efforts had been wasted. It’s only when we compare pictures of ourselves over a period of weeks or months that we can see a stark difference. The impact of leadership is best judged over time.”
  7. #7
    “I know of no case study in history that describes an organization that has been managed out of a crisis. Every single one of them was led.”
  1. #8
    “Leadership is not a license to do less; it is a responsibility to do more.”
  2. #9
    “Great leaders truly care about those they are privileged to lead and understand that the true cost of the leadership privilege comes at the expense of self-interest.”
  3. #10
    “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”
  4. #11
    “And that’s what trust is. We don’t just trust people to obey the rules, we also trust that they know when to break them.”
  5. #12
    “Let us all be the leaders we wish we had.”
  6. #13
    “The rank of office is not what makes someone a leader. Leadership is the choice to serve others with or without any formal rank.”
  7. #14
    “As the Zen Buddhist saying goes, how you do anything is how you do everything.”

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  1. #15
    “The studies also found that the effort required by a job is not in itself stressful, but rather the imbalance between the effort we give and the reward we feel.”
  2. #16
    “It is not the genius at the top giving directions that makes people great. It is great people that make the guy at the top look like a genius.”
  3. #17
    “Stress and anxiety at work have less to do with the work we do and more to do with weak management and leadership.”
  4. #18
    “Integrity is when our words and deeds are consistent with our intentions.”
  5. #19
    “You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.”
  6. #20
    “And when a leader embraces their responsibility to care for people instead of caring for numbers, then people will follow, solve problems and see to it that that leader’s vision comes to life the right way, a stable way and not the expedient way.”
  7. #21
    “Leadership takes work. It takes time and energy. The effects are not always easily measured and they are not always immediate. Leadership is always a commitment to human beings.”
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