Because everyone can do with some words of wisdom on a Monday.

"A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves." Lao Tzu

"I must follow the people. Am I not their leader?" Benjamin Disraeli

"A leader is a dealer in hope." Napoleon Bonaparte

"The nation will find it very hard to look up to the leaders who are keeping their ears to the ground." Sir Winston Churchill

"He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander." Aristotle

"The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it." Theodore Roosevelt

"You don't lead by pointing and telling people some place to go. You lead by going to that place and making a case." Ken Kesey

"People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision." John Maxwell

"A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward." Ovid

"Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity." General George Patton

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Poppy covers a wide range of topics at Billionaire, having spent the past 13 years at companies including Singapore Tatler, Her World Plus and Harpers Bazaar UK. She has a passion for fashion, jewellery and travel as well as an avaricious fascination with crime novels. Follow her at poppypskinner on Instagram. 

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