If I Knew Then Advice on careers, finance, and life from Harvard Business School's Class of 1963

J. Lawrence Wilson on Leadership

Personality characteristics do not define a leader. A leader must present a recognizable objective and explain why achieving the goal is important.  No one wants to follow a person who does not know where he is going or is unable to explain why achieving the goal is important.

Making a lot of money for the shareholders is not an inspiring goal — achieving excellence can be.

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