Leaders do not chase comfort; they pursue vision even if it comes with risks. Don’t give up too early because you see not early rewards.
If you have only answers and no questions, chances are high that you will never know new things.
Wise leaders understand that the single greatest determinant of whether followers will ever own a vision deeply is the extent to which whose followers believe the leader will own it.
Leadership, on the other hand, is about creating change you believe in.
Courage promotes leaders; fear demotes them. Most people who have difficulties climbing up success ladders are fans of fear.
It is only when the proper value system is well embraced by the populace that a country begins to produce God fearing leaders that are free from the mentality of eating from the national cake.
The essential question was always “Who are these fellows who give us orders? By what warrant? And how do we benefit and how does the world benefit? But they are doing no good to anyone, no real good even to themselves! This is not government and leadership; this is imposture. Why stand it?…Why stand it?
Achievements take leaders’ name everywhere. Character keeps those names wherever they reach. A leader with no trust soon fades no matter how far he goes.
In a pre-scientific society the best the common man can do is pin his faith on a leader and give him his support, trusting in his benevolence against the misuse of the delegated power and in his wisdom to govern justly and make war successfully.
A boss says “go and make sure you do it