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Unusually Excellent: The Necessary Nine Skills Required for the Practice of Great Leadership by John Hamm

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Chapter 9. A LEADER'S IMPACT: The Transfer of Influence from Leader to Follower

The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office.

Dwight Eisenhower

Of all of the issues of leadership and legacy, none is more complex, elusive, and unpredictable than your work with people—the relationships, transactions, conversations, interactions, conflicts, shared victories, and all the rest. These are the memories that have the most juice for most leaders and most followers. That's why I've saved this conversation for last.

There is also a reason why Parts One and Three "bookend" the nuts-and-bolts part of leadership ...

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