26 Best Managerial Quotes | Inspiring Leadership And Management Quotes!

Usually, learn to take out lessons about certain things from people who are experts in their field and achieved something.

Not only learning from them but, we also get inspired and get motivated to do what they did.

In this post, I will talk about the 26 Best Managerial Quotes | Inspiring Leadership And Management Quotes!

Inspiring Leadership And Management Quotes!

A manager is not someone who sits in an office all day signing papers and doing the usual office talks. For me, a manager is someone who is a leader, leads by example, show the people who word under his or her supervision how to do things instead of ordering them to do it, and a manager is someone who inspires people and puts them first.

A manager is required to do a lot of tasks including talking to people according to their level, and many times putting on different hats when dealing with situations. It is a position that is not easy and requires long years of experience.

In history, there are many examples of great managers to learn from and try to follow their footsteps. Luckily, some of these managers left us with words of wisdom that we can take and try to implement.

Let’s see some of the great Inspirational Manager Quotes of all time

Good management consists in showing average people how to do the work of superior people. – John D. Rockefeller

Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out – Stephen Covey

Management is nothing more than motivating other people – Lee Iacocca

Manager Quotes

Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall – Stephen Covey

The art of effective listening is essential to clear communication, and clear communication is necessary to management success – James Cash Penney

When a management with a reputation for brilliance tackles a business with a reputation for bad economics, it is the reputation of the business that remains intact – Warren Buffet

Corporate culture matters. How management chooses to treat its people impacts everything – for better or for worse. – Simon Sinek

The way management treats associates is exactly how the associates will treat the customers. – Sam Walton

Management Quotes!

Profitability is coming from productivity, efficiency, management, austerity, and the way to manage the business. – Carlos Slim

The first rule of management is delegation. Don’t try and do everything yourself because you can’t. – Anthea Turner

Train people well enough so they can leave, treat them well enough so they don’t want to. – Richard Branson

Most of what we call management consists of making it difficult for people to get their work done. – Peter Drucker

Don’t fake it ’til you make it. Learn it as you become it. – Keisha A. Rivers

Leadership And Management

Practice Golden-Rule 1 of Management in everything you do. Manage others the way you would like to be managed. – Brian Tracy

Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great. – John D. Rockefeller

Management is all about managing in the short term, while developing the plans for the long term. – Jack Welch

A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week. – Patton

The primary goal of management education was, as originally conceived, to impart knowledge that could be applied to a variety of real-world business situations. – Warren Bennis

Although worker motivation and capacity are destroyed as leaders pick power over productivity, it appears as if bosses would rather be in control than have a company work well. – Margaret J. Wheatley


That aggression came over time from dealing with stuff – ‘Anger Management’ really is what it’s called. That project came out and I felt a weight lifted off my chest. I learned something about myself. – Rico Nasty

I never lose. I either win or learn. – Nelson Mandela

My management style is there is no such thing as non-important people in the company. – Mickey Drexler

Increasingly, management’s role is not to organize work, but to direct passion and purpose. – Greg Satell

Most youth are lacking critical life skills that make them employable and, most importantly, able to keep a job – things like teamwork, decision-making, and time management. – Stephen A. Schwarzman

Inspirational Manager

You can’t please everyone, and you can’t make everyone like you. – Katie Couric

The secret to winning is constant, consistent management. – Tom Landry

Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago. – Warren Buffett

Here you have it. These are 26 Managerial quotes that are inspirational, educational, and motivational. My favorite is two here, the one that says I never lose. I either win or learn by Nelson Mandela and the other that says Increasingly, management’s role is not to organize work but to direct passion and purpose by Greg Satell.

What are your favorite Quotes for Managers? list them in the comments below.

On Wikipedia, a manager is defined as an administrator of an organization, while I totally agree with that, but I think it is much deeper than that.

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