1. Candor is necessary for great leaders (Jack Welch) 2. Great leaders pass on the credit to others (Jim Collins) 3. Process, movement, alignment (have a clear process towards your vision that allows people movement or steps and align everything with that process) (Simple Church) 4. There is a big difference between having a vision, and knowing how to get there 5. When the leader gets better, everyone benefits (Bill Hybels) Speaking of Hybels, a great clip that shows great leadership in action: candor, openness, bless your critics, etc.
The lamp-posts are poetical...the lamp-post really has the whole poetry of man, for no other creature can lift a flame so high and guard it so well. --G K Chesterton, London Times July 24, 1909.