In his book Leaders Eat Last, Simon Sinek says that the best organizations are those in which the employees feel like they are contributing and are a part of something larger than themselves, that they are working together toward a common goal.

To foster this kind of environment, leaders need to put the needs of their employees before their own.

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Sinek provides numerous quotes and sayings from business leaders and historical figures to support his argument throughout the book.

The basis of this book is that certain teams collaborate while others do not.

Here are the most famous 45 quotes from Leaders Eat Last book by Simon Sinek.


Best Leaders Eat Last Quotes by Simon Sinek

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Let us all be the leaders we wish we had. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

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Good leadership is like exercise. We do not see any improvement to our bodies with day-to-day comparisons. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

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The ability of a group of people to do remarkable things hinges on how well those people pull together as a team. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

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Abundance destroys value. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

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Just because we become accustomed, just because it becomes normal, doesn’t mean it’s acceptable. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

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Leadership is not a license to do less; it is a responsibility to do more. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

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As the Zen Buddhist saying goes, how you do anything is how you do everything. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

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Leadership, true leadership, is not the bastion of those who sit at the top. It is the responsibility of anyone who belongs to the group. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

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Trust is a biological reaction to the belief that someone has our well-being at heart. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

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Integrity is when our words and deeds are consistent with our intentions. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

Also read: Quotes from Dare to Lead by Brené Brown and Inspiring Keep Moving Quotes by Maggie Smith.

Famous Leaders Eat Last Quotes by Simon Sinek

Leaps of greatness require the combined problem-solving ability of people who trust each other. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

Our strength will come not from the sharpness of our spears, but from our willingness to offer others the protection of our shields. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

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Innovation is the result of a corporate culture of collaboration and sharing. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

Returning from work feeling inspired, safe, fulfilled and grateful is a natural human right to which we are all entitled and not a modern luxury that only a few lucky ones are able to find. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

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Each generation is able to build on the lessons of the previous generations so that we can make real progress in the world. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

To a social animal, trust is like lubrication. It reduces friction and creates conditions much more conducive to performance. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

Inspiring Leaders Eat Last Quotes by Simon Sinek

The rank of office is not what makes someone a leader. Leadership is the choice to serve others with or without any formal rank. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

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Building trust requires nothing more than telling the truth. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

Leadership takes work. It takes time and energy. The effects are not always easily measured and they are not always immediate. Leadership is always a commitment to human beings. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

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Taking responsibility for one’s actions must happen at the time you perform your actions, not at the time you get caught. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

Stress and anxiety at work have less to do with the work we do and more to do with weak management and leadership. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

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Every single employee is someone’s son or someone’s daughter. Like a parent, a leader of a company is responsible for their precious lives. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

It is not the demands of the job that cause the most stress, but the degree of control workers feel they have throughout their day. The studies also found that the effort required by a job is not in itself stressful, but rather the imbalance between the effort we give and the reward we feel. Put simply: less control, more stress. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

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I admire leaders who believe in the value of culture. I respect leaders who put people first. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

Top Leaders Eat Last Quotes by Simon Sinek

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

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The responsibility of leaders is to teach their people the rules, train them to gain competency and build their confidence. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

My favorite definition of love is giving someone the power to destroy us and trusting they won’t use it. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

I know of no case study in history that describes an organization that has been managed out of a crisis. Every single one of them was led. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

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The true price of leadership is the willingness to place the needs of others above your own. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

All the perks, all the benefits and advantages you may get for the rank or position you hold, they aren’t meant for you. They are meant for the role you fill. And when you leave your role, which eventually you will, they will give the ceramic cup to the person who replaces you. Because you only ever deserved a Styrofoam cup. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

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Whether you’re in a leadership role or not, the question is, how safe do you feel where you work? ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

Powerful Leaders Eat Last Quotes by Simon Sinek

What makes a good leader is that they eschew the spotlight in favor of spending time and energy to do what they need to do to support and protect their people. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

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Customers will never love a company until the employees love it first. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

Children are better off having a parent who works into the night in a job they love than a parent who works shorter hours but comes home unhappy. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

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It is not the genius at the top giving directions that makes people great. It is great people that make the guy at the top look like a genius. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

Anything that separates us from the impact our words and actions have on other people has the potential to lead us down a dangerous path. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

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And that’s what trust is. We don’t just trust people to obey the rules, we also trust that they know when to break them. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

Inspirational Leaders Eat Last Quotes by Simon Sinek

Like the Spartans, we will have to learn that our strength will come not from the sharpness of our spears but from our willingness to offer others the protection of our shields. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

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We are not victims of our situation. We are the architects of it. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

Whereas money has relative value, time and effort have an absolute value. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

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Leadership is about integrity, honesty and accountability. All components of trust. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

Letting someone into an organization is like adopting a child. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).

To sacrifice the numbers to save the people and not sacrifice the people to save the numbers. ~ Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last).



So these were the 45 top quotes from Leaders Eat Last book by Simon Sinek.

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