Next Eikenberry asked the fans whether Gretzsky was the greatest skater, the fastest skater, the best defenseman, the best goaltender or the greatest physical player. They all agreed that no, he was not the greatest player in any of those areas, but he was probably the greatest overall, even though in certain skills, he was far from the greatest player of all time.
Lesson: Leadership comes from a unique mixture of skills, and not necessarily from an absence of faults.
—Adapted from Remarkable Leadership: Unleashing Your Leadership Potential One Skill at a Time, Kevin Eikenberry, Jossey-Bass.
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