How do you become a better leader?

One clear way to make yourself a better leader is to emulate those who have come before, who have often helpfully left breadcrumb descriptions of how they led and inspired those who followed them.

I hope they inspire you.

"Power isn't control at all-power is strength, and giving that strength to others. A leader isn't someone who forces others to make him stronger; a leader is someone willing to give his strength to others that they may have the strength to stand on their own." Beth Revis


"Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people." Eleanor Roosevelt


"The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets people to do the greatest things." Ronald Reagan


"If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough." Albert Einstein


"Don't tell people how to do things; tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results." George S. Patton Jr.


"Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others." Robert Louis Stevenson


"Whenever you see a successful person, you only see the public glories, never the private sacrifices to reach them." Vaibhav Shah


"The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires." William Arthur Ward


"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." Maya Angelou


"Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things." Peter F. Drucker