"People look for their leadership to lead."
"If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right."Mick Cornett on Henry Ford
"A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus."Mick Cornett 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."Mick Cornett 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."Mick Cornett 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."Mick Cornett on Colin Powell
"I'm learning a lot about the culture of weight loss. I didn't know there were bloggers out there who were proud to be fat."
"People in Oklahoma don't wake up every morning wondering what the government is going to do for them."
"We've seen the kind of social impact a professional sports team has on a city. A team brings high-profile role models into your community who are healthy and they're great images for the city to gravitate toward, especially for kids."