Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.
Great leaders are willing to sacrifice the numbers to save the people. Poor leaders sacrifice the people to save the numbers.
The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are
The best leaders are readers of people. They have the intuitive ability to understand others by discerning how they feel and recognizing what they sense.