Quotes in leadership
Leaders don't create followers, they create more leaders.
The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help them or concluded that you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership.
If I were to command a general to turn into a seagull, and if the general did not obey, that would not be the general's fault. It would be mine.
The key to being a good manager is keeping the people who hate me away from those who are still undecided.
Leadership is based on inspiration, not domination; on cooperation, not intimidation.
Leadership defines what the future should look like, aligns people with that vision, and inspires them to make it happen despite the obstacles.
I must follow the people. Am I not their leader?
Winning companies win because they have good leaders who nurture the development of other leaders at all levels of the organization.