January - “Leaders become great, not because of their power, but because of their ability to empower others.” – John Maxwell

February - “As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.” - Bill Gates

March - “You have to enable and empower people to make decisions independent of you. As I’ve learned, each person on a team is an extension of your leadership; if they feel empowered by you, they will magnify your power to lead.” - Governor Tom Ridge

April - “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” -  John Quincy Adams

May - “We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.” - Mother Teresa

June - “Our chief want is someone to inspire us to be what we know we could be.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

July - “I believe in the revolution of empowerment.” - Justin Dart

August -    " Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” – Jack Welch

September - “If you think you are leading and turn around to see no one following, then you are just taking a walk.” - Benjamin Hooks, Retired Director of NAACP

October - “Leaders do not create followers, they create more leaders.” - Tom Peters

November - “Treat employees like they make a difference and they will.” - Jim Goodnight

December - “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget the way you made them feel.” - Maya Angelou