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Quotes on leadership

"Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower."

- Steve Jobs, Apple co-founder

"Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right thing."

- Peter F. Drucker

“Focus on a few key objectives … I only have three things to do. I have to choose the right people, allocate the right number of dollars, and transmit ideas from one division to another with the speed of light. So I’m really in the business of being the gatekeeper and the transmitter of ideas.”

- Jack Welch

“The essence of strategy is choosing what not to do.”

- Michael Porter

"The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things."

- Ronald Reagan

"Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others."

- Jack Welch

“If you pick the right people and give them the opportunity to spread their wings—and put compensation as a carrier behind it—you almost don’t have to manage them.”

- Peter F. Drucker