Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
General George Patton
A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week.
A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be.
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It is absurd that a man should rule others, who cannot rule himself.
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
My own definition of leadership is this: The capacity and the will to rally men and women to a common purpose and the character which inspires confidence.
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
General Dwight Eisenhower
A great leader’s courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position.