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Management guru Peter Drucker left us with many thoughts on leadership when he died a few years ago. Here’s one from the vault:
“Leadership is not magnetic personality— that can just as well be a glib tongue. It is not making friends and influencing people—that is flattery. Leadership is lifting a person’s vision to higher sights, the raising of a person’s performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.”
— From The Quotable Manager, compiled by Joel Weiss, Gibbs Smith Publisher.
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