Leadership Affirmations

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By:Beth Flynn, Monday, May 12th, 2014
  • I am a leader
  • I'm not afraid to decide.  When anything goes wrong, I face reality, and decide what's best for everyone, not just myself
  • I know how to respond in an instant.  Just do what's best.  Just do the right thing.
  • I'm candid in the moment
  • I think on my feet, and when someone knocks me on  my ass
  • I'm not afraid to talk without a script
  • I'm not afraid to make a mistake
  • I take responsibility for my decisions and my errors - I take "blame" out of the leadership equation
  • I tell the truth, so I don't have to mince my words, or have to remember what I said
  • I earn respect
  • I earn trust
  • I select the best people to help me lead (not my best friend's) - I will attract the best people in the country and the best people in the world.
  • When people offer their help.  I will accept their offers as often as I can
  • I set goals with my people, not for them
  • I stand up for what is right
  • I won't back down from those who seek to harm us
  • I won't back down from those who oppose freedom
  • I speak from strength and conviction
  • I listen with the intent to understand
  • Id don't ask for respect, I earn it
  • People may not like my decisions, but they will like me personally
  • I am resilient
  • I recover quickly and with a resilient attitude
  • I resolve to do better next time
  • I do everything I can to build and maintain my reputation
  • I'm not just a leader, I'm a student of leadership (Gitomer, 2011, p. 216-217).


What are some leadership affirmations that you use?



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Mon, 05/12/2014 - 12:25pm -- Beth Flynn

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