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Colin Powell Quotes: Effective leaders are made, not born. They learn from trial and error, and from experience.
         

Effective leaders are made, not born. They learn from trial and error, and from experience.


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There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

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Pissing people off doesn't mean you're doing the right things, but doing the right things will almost inevitably piss people off.



A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.

A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.



None of us can change our yesterdays but all of us can change our tomorrows.

None of us can change our yesterdays but all of us can change our tomorrows.



If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude.

If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude.



The most important thing I learned is that soldiers watch what their leaders do. You can give them classes and lecture them forever, but it is your personal example they will follow.

The most important thing I learned is that soldiers watch what their leaders do. You can give them classes and lecture them forever, but it is your personal example they will follow.



Respect for leaders by followers can't be mandated; it must be earned. It has to be given to leaders by their followers.

Respect for leaders by followers can't be mandated; it must be earned. It has to be given to leaders by their followers.



Get mad, then get over it.

Get mad, then get over it.



Being responsible sometimes means pissing people off.

Being responsible sometimes means pissing people off.



Surround yourself with people who take their work seriously, but not themselves, those who work hard and play hard.

Surround yourself with people who take their work seriously, but not themselves, those who work hard and play hard.





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