The leader can never close the gap between himself and the group.
If he does, he is no longer what he must be.
He must walk a tightrope between the consent he must win and the control he must exert.
— Vince Lombardi —
Daily Touch of Inspirations
November 2nd: Binding our wishes to what will be
Ryan Holiday, The 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of Living
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They thought you didn't have control over anything but you choices. And if you can't control something you shouldn't worry about it.
Here's that Epictetus guy again:
Some things are in our control and others not. Things in our control are opinion, pursuit, desire, aversion, and in a word, whatever are our own actions. Things not in our control are body, property, reputation, command, and in one word, whatever are not our own actions.