The uncreative mind can spot wrong answers, but it takes a very creative mind to spot wrong questions.
In corporation [corporate] religions as in others, the heretic must be cast out not because of the probability that he is wrong but because of the possibility that he is right.
The only real training for leadership is leadership.
You can judge a leader by the size of the problem he tackles... Other people can cope with the waves, it's his job to watch the tide.
There is this great idea about the logic of a politician, along the lines of: "Something must be done, this is something, therefore we must do it.
The Opposition aren't really the Opposition. They're just called the Opposition. But in fact they are the Opposition in exile. The Civil Service are the Opposition in residence.
You can judge a leader by the size of the problem he tackles - people nearly always pick a problem their own size, and ignore or leave to others the bigger or smaller ones.
Men grow to the stature to which they are stretched when they are young.
Referring the matter to a committee' can be a device for diluting authority, diffusing responsibility and delaying decisions.
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