"Without initiative, leaders are simply workers in leadership positions."
"If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right."Bo Bennett on Henry Ford
"A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus."Bo Bennett on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership."Bo Bennett on Nelson Mandela
"A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves."Bo Bennett on Lao Tzu
"Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership."Bo Bennett on Colin Powell
"Those who improve with age embrace the power of personal growth and personal achievement and begin to replace youth with wisdom, innocence with understanding, and lack of purpose with self-actualization."
"Having a positive mental attitude is asking how something can be done rather than saying it can't be done."
"Spend some time this weekend on home improvement improve your attitude toward your family."
"An excuse becomes an obstacle in your journey to success when it is made in place of your best effort or when it is used as the object of the blame."
"Every day, people settle for less than they deserve. They are only partially living or at best living a partial life. Every human being has the potential for greatness."