Leaders must be tough enough to fight, tender enough to cry, human enough to make mistakes, humble enough to admit them, strong enough to absorb the pain, and resilient enough to bounce back and keep on moving.
Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.
The secret of a leader lies in the tests he has faced over the whole course of his life and the habit of action he develops in meeting those tests.
The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt
It is not fair to ask of others what you are unwilling to do yourself.
A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go, but ought to be.
Do not wait for leaders. Do it alone, person to person.
Mary D. Poole
Leadership should be more participative than directive, more enabling than performing.
My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group. There is much less competition.
Until all of us have made it, none of us have made it.
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