Overall, the challenge of leadership is both moral and one of developing the characteristics that make us respected by one another.
Among the qualities most needed among those who aspire to true leadership in the fostering of peace and goodwill among the nations and in overcoming racial and religious antagonism is the cooperative spirit and objective.
This assumption of Negro leadership in the ghetto, then, must not be confined to matters of religion, education, and social uplift; it must deal with such fundamental forces in life as make these things possible.
The Washington leadership has put aside non-proliferation programmes and devoted its energies and resources to driving the country to war by extraordinary deceit, then trying to manage the catastrophe it created in Iraq.
I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.
The very exercise of leadership fosters capacity for it.
Teaching is a profession in which capacity building should occur at every stage of the career – novices working with accomplished colleagues, skillful teachers sharing their craft, and opportunities for teacher leadership.
If you’re running an engineering or finance company, all companies depend on ideas and ingenuity. I think the principles of creative leadership apply everywhere, whether it’s an advertising company or whether you’re running a hospital.
Clearly no one knows what leadership has gone undiscovered in women of all races, and in black and other minority men.
Time is neutral and does not change things. With courage and initiative, leaders change things.