"It's very important that as a leader you communicate your vision clearly."
"If you have a good relationship with your customer, the business process flows that much more smoothly."
"You will find that as future leaders you're pushing people to achieve what you know they're capable of, even if they don't believe it at the time. To this extent you'll be leading from behind."
"Successful leaders see their leadership position as only the beginning, not the end-result of floating or climbing to the top. And almost without exception they have, or they find, a mission."
"Leaders are often seen by their peer group as different, occasionally even eccentric in some ways. And sometimes they do unpredictable things."
"It's largely a myth that leaders single-handedly have all the answers, that they don't need to take advice, and that they get it right the first time and never change course."
"Encourage your people to be committed to a project rather than just involved in it. You know the difference between involvement and commitment don't you? In a meal of bacon and eggs, the chicken is involved, the pig is committed. "
"Encourage your people to be committed to a project rather than just be involved in it."
"Successful enterprises are usually led by a proven chief executive who is a competent benevolent dictator."