From the the two days at The Global Brand Forum
?Most managers search for success in the wrong place. Let?s say you want to be rich;Do what they did before they became rich, not after!? Al Ries, the Guru of Branding for those wishing to study successful people.
?Being number one does not mean we will be number one next year. It is a never ending battle to keep your position.? Minister Mentor, Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew on the dangers of complacency.
?To be a leader, you need to have followers.? Dr. Warren Bennis
?Everything that I am, I learnt from someone else.? Rudy Giuliani
?Prepare relentlessly for any contingency.? Rudy Guiliani, who learnt this from his first boss, Federal Judge Lloyd McMohan. On an average, for a one hour in court, they would prepare for 4 hours.
?Leadership is personal.? Dr. Kiran Bedi (This has been reiterated by a number of great leaders.)
?Be brave because the things you fight for now are the same things you will be celebrated for years later.? Francis Ford Coppola
?I can call spirits from the vasty deep. Why so can I, or so can any man; but will they come when you do call for them? Shakespeare, King Henry IV, Part I. Dr. Bennis quoting his favourite author, William Shakespeare on Leaders requiring followers.
?If you want to know who is running the world, check who is hiring the artists.? Francis Ford Coppola
“You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips.” Oliver Goldsmith, a motto Dr. Kiran Bedi lives by.
To read in detail about the talk “Leadership in Difficult Times” by Rudy Giuliani, Ex-Mayor of New York, click here