You don’t need a title to be a leader.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it.
When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
There are three essentials to leadership: humility, clarity and courage.
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The very essence of leadership is that you have to have a vision. It’s got to be a vision you articulate clearly and forcefully on every occasion. You can’t blow an uncertain trumpet.
Reverend Theodore Hesburgh
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
General George Patton
The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men, the conviction and the will to carry on.
Management is about arranging and telling. Leadership is about nurturing and enhancing.
I am reminded how hollow the label of leadership sometimes is and how heroic followership can be.