The nation will find it very hard to look up to the leaders who are keeping their ears to the ground.
I am certainly not one of those who need to be prodded. In fact, if anything, I am the prod.
There is no worse mistake in public leadership than to hold out false hope soon to be swept away.
From 4 to 6 percent of the presidential office is not in administration but in morals, politics, and spiritual leadership . He has to guide a people in the greatest adventure ever undertaken on the planet.
The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born-that there is a genetic factor to leadership. This myth asserts that people simply either have certain charismatic qualities or not. That’s nonsense in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born. Failing organizations are usually over-managed and under-led.
No leader sets out to become a leader. People set out to live their lives, expressing themselves fully. When that expression is of value, they become leaders. So the point is not to become a leader. The point is to become yourself, to use yourself completely?all your skills, gifts, and energies?in order to make your vision manifest. You must withhold nothing. You must, in sum, become the person you started out to be and enjoy the process of becoming.
Leaders aren’t born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that’s the price we’ll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal.
Leaders are not born; they are made. And they are made just like anything else – through hard work. and that is the price we’ll have to pay to achieve any goal.
Asked what his secret was for lasting so long and being so successful as the president of YaleUniversity, Dr. James R. Angell explained:
Men make history, and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when
In handling men, there are three feelings that a man must not possess -fear, dislike and contempt. If he is afraid of men he cannot
Leadership is getting someone to do what they don’t want to do, to achieve what they want to achieve.
It is very comforting to believe that leaders who do terrible things are, in fact, mad. That way, all we have to do is make sure we don’t put psychotics in high places and we’ve got the problem solved.