James Clear

James Clear quotes on leadership

Author of the #1 NYT bestseller Atomic Habits. I write about building better habits.

Twitter wisdom in your inbox

Never miss the the top tweets from James Clear with our email digest.

1

Modeling a behavior is 100x stronger than telling someone to act differently. Kids imitate the habits of their parents. Teammates match the competitive energy of one another. Employees learn to manage like their supervisor. Be the standard and others will raise their standards.

2

Leadership is: 1) Getting results 2) Making people feel good 3) Connecting each person to a bigger mission The good leaders do one. The great leaders do two. The best leaders do all three.

3

Good storytellers are more powerful than ever before. Technology has reduced the cost of sharing stories. One great story can move millions to act. Authors. Podcasters. Entrepreneurs. Politicians. Leaders. The person who tells the best story rules their corner of the world.

4

If you want to be a great leader, start by being a great teammate.

5

In the short-run, great managers, coaches, and leaders adjust their strategy to fit their players. In the long-run, great managers, coaches, and leaders recruit players to fit their strategy.

Get the top tweets via email

Never miss the the top tweets from James Clear with our email digest.

Get the James Clear email digest

Twitter wisdom in your inbox