“The measure of success,” said John Foster Dulles, “is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it is the same problem you had last year.”
Dulles is not just the name of an airport. Dulles was Eisenhower’s Secretary of State and Time magazine’s Man of the Year in 1955.
Smart leaders don’t need to have all the answers, but they better be asking the right questions.
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Business schools teach case studies. Hollywood blockbusters are inspired by true events.
Exceptional leaders are students of history. Decision-making comes with the territory.