"The role of leadership is to transform the complex situation into small pieces and prioritize them."
"If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right."Carlos Ghosn on Henry Ford
"A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus."Carlos Ghosn 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."Carlos Ghosn 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."Carlos Ghosn 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."Carlos Ghosn on Colin Powell
"At the age of 20 I bought a used Fiat 127. This was the only one I could afford!"
"I think that the best training a top manager can be engaged in is management by example."
"Business is tough you need tough guys."
"Profit is the most global aspect of a business, and it is cross-functional."
"Design is important, it's an important dimension in the car. It's not the only one."