Idea Starters

The real leader has no need to lead – he is content to point the way.”

Henry Miller

Humility is a great characteristic of the leader. CSW

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“It’s amazing how many cares disappear when you decide not to be something, but to be someone.”

Coco Chanel

The secret to doing is not to do something, but to be someone. CSW

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“Most of the ladies and gentlemen who mourn the passing of the nation’s leaders wouldn’t know a leader if they saw one. If they had the bad luck to come across a leader, they would find out that he might demand something from them, and this impertinence would put an abrupt and indignant end to their wish for his return.”

Lewis H. Lapham

Most people are looking for a solution, not wanting to be a part of it. CSW

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Leadership consists not in degrees of technique but in traits of character; it requires moral rather than athletic or intellectual effort, and it imposes on both leader and follower alike the burdens of self-restraint.”

Lewis H. Lapham

Leadership is a skill that can be learned, but it is built on the foundation of integrity and excellent character. CSW

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“I am a leader by default, only because nature does not allow a vacuum.”

Bishop Desmond Tutu

True leadership is also characterized by humility. CSW

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