TOP 10 QUOTES ON COMMUNICATION SKILLS AND LEADERSHIP

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September 26, 2016

“You can have brilliant ideas, but if you can’t get them across, your ideas won’t get you anywhere.” ~ Lee Iacocca

“Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people.” – William Butler Yeats

“In the last analysis, what we are communicates far more eloquently than anything we say or do.” – Stephen Covey

“The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.” – Mark Twain

“You never know when a moment and a few sincere words can have an impact on a life” ~ Zig Ziglar

“Be still when you have nothing to say; when genuine passion moves you, say what you’ve got to say, and say it hot.” – D.H. Lawrence

“When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.” – Ernest Hemingway

“Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something.” – Plato

“The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t said” ~ Peter Drucker

“Developing excellent communication skills is absolutely essential to effective leadership. The leader must be able to share knowledge and ideas to transmit a sense of urgency and enthusiasm to others. If a leader can’t get a message across clearly and motivate others to act on it, then having a message doesn’t even matter.”

— Gilbert Amelio
President and CEO of National Semiconductor Corp

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