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

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


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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.



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



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Get mad, then get over it.



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