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.
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.