Category: Lines for Leaders

Lines for Leaders - Hire 40 Men (1)

Lines for Leaders: Hire 40 Men

Milton Hershey had his share of failures, but he revealed one of the secrets of his success one day when he turned to his foreman and told him, “Hire 40 men.”

Lines for Leaders - 100 Horses

Lines for Leaders: 100 Horses

One night during the Civil War, Lincoln received some bad news; how he reacted to it speaks volumes about his approach to leadership, and sets an example we’d all be wise to follow.

Lines for Leaders - Get That Guy

Lines for Leaders: “Get That Guy”

Dr. Richard Feynman shares a key insight about how some of the smartest people got that way; if we follow his idea of “get that guy” we can do the same, and become better leaders in the process.

Lines for Leaders - Control Feak

Lines for Leaders: Control Freak

Coach Tom Landry was famous for his stoic expression on the sidelines no matter what was happening on the field; here’s what he said about leadership under pressure.

Lines for Leaders - Rocket Surgeon

Lines for Leaders: Rocket Surgeon

He struggled to lead his team to land a rover on Mars; here’s what this ‘rocket surgeon’ learned about getting his people to work together.

Lines for Leaders - Texas Track Coach

Lines for Leaders: Texas Track Coach

In this “Lines for Leaders,” John Wooden cites a Texas track coach who gave unusually succinct advice to his runners; we can learn a lot from his approach.

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