Whatever you are, be a good one.
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
General Dwight Eisenhower
One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.
Leaders think and talk about the solutions. Followers think and talk about the problems.
I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander.
My responsibility is getting all my players playing for the name on the front of the jersey, not the one on the back.
When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt to offer a solution everybody can understand.
General Colin Powell
A great leader’s courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position.