Encourage dissent: Leaders should have associates who have contrary views, who are devil’s advocates, “variance sensors” who can tell them the difference between what is expected and what is really happening, between what they want to hear and what they need to hear. There are too many naked emperors running around today.
– Warren G Bennis
You cannot give people lasting help by doing for them what they were supposed to do for themselves
– Abraham Lincoln
Disciplining yourself to do what is right and important, although difficult, is the highroad to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction.
– Margaret Thatcher
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It is absolutely necessary for me to have persons that can think for me, as well as execute orders
– George Washington
The role of leadership is to create a sense of belonging in which an individual’s attributes, talents and values are affirmed
– Nick Jessett, Paradigms of Leadership
Too many managers talk too much. The two most important words for a player, or for any human being, there is nothing better than hearing “Well done.” And few reprimands are as powerful as silence
– Sir Alex Ferguson
You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe