Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.
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
So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work.
A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.
A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week.
A leader is a dealer in hope.
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.
Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
To have long term success as a coach or in any position of leadership, you have to be obsessed in some way.
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.