‘If a leader…’

If a leader is not making at least a few enemies along the way, he must not be doing much.

If a leader wants real change, he must realize the main target is how people do their work, not where.

Deadlines need to be short. A distant deadline is an invitation to lethargy and delay.

-Robert M. Gates A Passion for Leadership: Lessons on Change and Reform from Fifty Years of Public Service

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