The greatest leaders mobilize others by coalescing people around a shared vision.
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The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men, the conviction and the will to carry on.
A good general not only sees the way to victory; he also knows when victory is impossible.
Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.
A leader is a dealer in hope.
What you do has far greater impact than what you say.
Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy.
Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish.
Lead and inspire people. Don’t try to manage and manipulate people. Inventories can be managed but people must be lead.