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Dayle M. Smith
“The true leaders — those who hold enterprises together and keep spirits high — wear no standard uniform of personality and spring from no single heritage. ... Understanding that leaders come in all flavors and sizes frees us to contemplate our own eligibility for leadership roles.”
“Exert control through people, not upon them.”
“Wise leaders learn early in their careers to maximize their influence on any given project by inviting the participation of talented subordinates. The art of leadership, in fact, has been described by some corporate leaders as the process of turning one's work over to others.”