I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
Ανάγκη μεγάλων γνωμών και διανοιών, ίσα και τα ρήματα τίκτει
The nation will find it very hard to look up to the leaders who are keeping their ears to the ground.
Sir Winston Churchill
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it.
A cowardly leader is the most dangerous of men.
Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.
I am endlessly fascinated that playing football is considered a training ground for leadership, but raising children isn’t.
Dee Dee Myers
So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work.
My responsibility is getting all my players playing for the name on the front of the jersey, not the one on the back.
The greatest leaders mobilize others by coalescing people around a shared vision.