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"The best leaders make use of simplest of ideas."
"If you are always right, you are usually wrong."
"The best way for a leader to communicate an idea is to bundle it in a human being."
"The most persuasive art of leadership is to hide your leadership."
"Refraining from action is sometimes best action."
"It's not so much what you say as a leader that's important; it's action people take after you have had your say."
"In leadership, value of every need is in its use."
"Leadership is not about living a easy life for ourselves but a hard life for others."
"We ourselves are our own biggest obstacles to becoming better leaders."
"Leadership is showing people not that they must take a certain action but that they GET TO take that action."
"Half art of listening is waiting."
"To get best out of people, embrace best in them."
"People are often unaware of best that's in them. When you show it to them, you are half way down road to motivating them to be your cause leaders."
"Achievement needs three things, leader, cause leader, and moment."
"In long run, most important results of leadership are not what we achieve but what we become in that achieving."
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The author of 23 books, Brent Filson's recent books are, THE LEADERSHIP TALK: THE GREATEST LEADERSHIP TOOL and 101 WAYS TO GIVE GREAT LEADERSHIP TALKS. He has been helping leaders of top companies worldwide get audacious results. Sign up for his free leadership e-zine and get a free white paper: "49 Ways To Turn Action Into Results," at www.actionleadership.com