15 Transformational Quotes from Patrick Lencioni – Global Leadership Summit

When Patrick Lencioni speaks and writes, people listen. That was clearly the case today at the Willow Creek Association Global Leadership Summit.

Patrick Lencioni

Look below at the top 15 quotes from the speech Patrick Lencioni gave today:

  • “Most people don’t really want to change the world, they want to become known as the person who changed the world.” — @PatrickLencioni #GLS14
  • “A person should want to be a leader b/c they want to sacrifice themselves for others even w/out a guaranteed return.” — @PatrickLencioni #GLS14
  • “The only real payoff for leadership is eternal.” — @PatrickLencioni #GLS14
  • “Successful leadership is about core behaviors not the superficial stuff we usually focus on.” — @PatrickLencioni #GLS14
  • “3 most dangerous mistakes leaders make: 1- Becoming a leader for the wrong reason. 2- Failing to embrace vulnerability. 3- Making leadership too important.” — @PatrickLencioni #GLS14
  • “I’m tired of hearing about servant leadership…because there is not any other kind.” — @PatrickLencioni #GLS14
  • “If you’re not interested in getting better, it’s time for you to stop leading.” — @PatrickLencioni #GLS14 
  • “Best leaders are one that let you see them sweat. When we fail to let people see our humanity, they won’t trust us.” — @PatrickLencioni #GLS14
  • “Mistakes don’t just hurt us as leaders, but they leave collateral damage for others as well.” — @PatrickLencioni #GLS14
  • “Leadership is too important when my being a leader is more important than my being a dad or husband.” — @PatrickLencioni #GLS14
  • “My job and employees are not more important than my family.” — @PatrickLencioni #GLS14
  • “It is dangerous if our identity as a leader becomes more important than our identity as a child of God.” — @PatrickLencioni #GLS14
  • “The antidote to pride is humility.” — @PatrickLencioni #GLS14

Which of the quotes Patrick Lencioni said today needs to be applied to your life this week? Don’t delay. Take action.

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