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I’ve been in football all my life, gentlemen, and I don’t know whether I’m particularly qualified to be a part of anything else, except I consider it a great game, a game of many assets, by the way, and I think a symbol of what this country’s best attributes are: courage and stamina and a coordinated efficiency or teamwork.
– Vince Lombardi
What It Takes to Be #1: Vince Lombardi on Leadership
For while skills are essential, what sets apart the true leader is the heart. The aspirations. The dreams. The definition of success and the passion that drives him forward.
– Richard D. Phillips
The Heart of an Executive: Lessons on Leadership from the Life of King David
Leaders who have had great impact on society have called people to be part of the history of their times.
In everything set them an example by doing what is good. In your teachings show integrity, seriousness and soundness of speech that cannot be condemned, so that those who oppose you may be ashamed because they have nothing bad to say about you.
– Titus 2:7-8
Jim McBarron, manager of station operations for Alaska Airlines, uses a bullhorn to try and find passengers for a flight that was about to take off during a system-wide outage of the computers the airline uses to check in passengers. Most flights were delayed or canceled, but the airline was able to manually check in passengers for a few of its flights.
– Doug Esser, Yahoo! News
2 Sprint fiber optic cuts grounded Alaska Airlines
For it is character through which leadership is exercised; it is character that sets the example and is imitated. Character is not something one can fool people about.