“Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.” – Margaret Thatcher
Translation … there’s no need to flaunt your title or your position. If you’re any good at leading, anyone interested will figure out that you’re the leader.
“My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people; those that do the work and those that take the credit. He told me to try and be in the first group; there was much less competition.” – Indira Ghandi
Translation … leaders aren’t afraid to work and when good work things happen, they remain humble by giving credit to others.
You can download a collection of additional inspirational quotes from famous women here.
My leadership tip this week is to encourage you to identify from the quotes the ones that you can use to inspire those around you.
Utilize them in your meeting presentations, in your daily conversations, share them with others or as you see most appropriate.