The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born-that there is a genetic factor to leadership. That’s nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born.
Don’t necessarily avoid sharp edges. Occasionally they are necessary to leadership.
Whatever you are, be a good one.
I am endlessly fascinated that playing football is considered a training ground for leadership, but raising children isn’t.
Dee Dee Myers
Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy.
If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities.
You manage things; you lead people.
Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper
Leadership is influence.
John C. Maxwell
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
General George Patton
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who cannot rule himself.