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.
To take risk and fail is not a failure. Real failure is to fear taking any risk
A wise man is someone who knows how to convert obstacles into resources.
Leaders create a legacy daily.
You can’t lead without love, and more importantly, you can’t leave a legacy without love.
A boss says “go and make sure you do it
It is time to euthanize change management.
You have to imprint your own style. People like authentic personalities.
Leaders find something to die for, not something to live on. If you haven’t found something to die for yet, you can’t lead.
My dear Gorgas,
Instead of being simply satisfied to make friends and draw your pay, it is worth doing your duty, to the best of your ability, for duty’s sake; and in doing this, while the indolent sleep, you may accomplish something that will be of real value to humanity.
Your good friend, Reed
Dr. Walter Reed encouraging Dr. William Gorgas who went on to make history eradicating Yellow Fever in Havana, 1902 and Panama, 1906, liberating the entire North American continent from centuries of Yellow Fever epidemics.