Better Leaders Make Better Employees

Leadership Quotes to Inspire You

Take Blame and Give Credit

As a business owner it’s tempting to see a problem and point the finger of blame at your employees. Have you considered the impact the leaders in your company have, or the impact your own leadership skills could have on your employees performance?

Business guy in background, blurred out. Quote - A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit. - Arnold H. Glasow

Take on Their Problems

Money, time, and resources are often poured into retention and engagement programs. Spent on incentives, tactics, and outside help in an attempt to make employees happier and more productive, what if the real issue is not the employees, but the leaders? Or the lack thereof.

Guy with hard hat, blurred out, with quote - 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. - Colin Powell

Build a Strong Connection

You don’t have to take a class to become a better leader. It’s all about your actions. Showing your employees that you care about them and appreciate their work can go a long way. Don’t think of your employees as a separate entity. Even if you have managers and supervisors, you should make an effort to do things like share your vision, express concerns, and celebrate achievements.

Business women, blurred with quote - 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

Always Be Improving

When you clearly have expectations for yourself to always be a better leader your employees will notice that. They will feel motivated to exceed expectations if their employer places the same expectations on themselves.

Two business men, blurred out with quote - The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves - Ray Kroc

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