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Strategy Power Plays: Winning Business Ideas from the World's Greatest Strategic Minds by Karen Mccreadie, Tim Phillips

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56 LEADERS LEAD

Someone has to make the tough decisions. If you're in charge, it has to be you.

There's a reason that leaders are given that name. It's because they lead.

DEFINING IDEA…

We will either find a way,or make one.

~ HANNIBAL

‘A ruler should personally lead his armies,’ Machiavelli points out in The Prince's Chapter 12. We all know that this personal leadership thing can get old pretty quick. You have people to do that for you. You worked hard to get to the top, and now you find out you need to work twice as hard to stay there. It's easy to delegate not just the reporting functions, but every single leadership function as well, until your staff look at you and whisper ‘what exactly does he do?’ behind your back.

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