Saturday, July 29th, 2017

Impact Quotes

Here is a list of some powerful impact quotes emphasizing the importance of building trust with your team as a leader. These quotes are not limited to elite sports, as we are always learning from successful leaders in any profession or endeavor. If you have some suggested quotes you would like to see added to this page, please post them using our comment boxes under the ‘BUILD TRUST’ theme in the category section on the home page. Also, we included the sources in which we derive many of the quotes to add to your possible reading list. Enjoy!

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QUOTES FROM “PERFECT PHRASES FOR COACHES”


“Most of the difficulties facing our young people have been caused by a breakdown of important one-to-one relationships.”

- Tom Osborne, Hall of Fame football coach


“I’ve learned that the only way to get respect from people is to give them respect.”

- Tommy Lasorda, Hall of Fame baseball manager


“Your self-image should not come from the job you do but how well you do your job.”

- Martin Luther King Jr., Pastor and civil-rights leader


Self-trust is the first secret of success…the essence of heroism.”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson, Philosopher and poet


“Whether you’re on a sports team, in an office, or a member of a family, if you can’t trust one another there’s going to be trouble.”

- Joe Paterno, Hall of Fame football coach


“A common mistake among those who work in sport is spending a disproportional amount of time on X’s and O’s as compared to time spent learning about people.”

- Mike Krzyzewski, Hall of Fame basketball coach

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QUOTES FROM “HOW TO SUCCEED IN THE GAME OF LIFE”

“Trust people until they give you a reason not to. That’s a reflection of optimism and positive lifestyle.”

- April Heinrichs, World Cup soccer champion player

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QUOTES FROM “THE CAROLINA WAY: LEADERSHIP LESSONS FROM A LIFE IN COACHING”

“A leader can be tough and still show respect.”

- Dean Smith, NCAA champion basketball coach