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Leadership According to Eisenhower

Leadership: The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it. ~Dwight D. Eisenhower This is a fabulous leadership quote. Eisenhower seemed to understand something that most modern leaders forget. Leadership isn’t about forcing people to do things. It about showing the way in getting them to…

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Leading Alone

To be able to lead others, a man must be willing to go forward alone. ~Harry Truman This leadership quote from Harry Truman illustrates the great need for a leadership purpose behind every great leader. How many of the current crop of untalented managers who think they are in a leadership role simply because they…

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Leader and the Boss

People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. . . The leader works in the open, and the boss in covert. The leader leads, and the boss drives. ~Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt, for all his faults, had a very strong grasp on leadership.  This leadership quote illustrates a deep understanding of the difference…

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Purposeful Leadership

The very essence of leadership is its purpose. And the purpose of leadership is to accomplish a task. That is what leadership does–and what it does is more important than what it is or how it works. ~Colonel Dandridge M. Malone People seem to overlook that the core aspect of leadership is having a purpose….

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