Leadership Secrets of Attila the Hun
Attila’s Thoughts On Goals
Attila on Goals
The 5 common business structures, also called business organizations or legal structures, are:
As a nation, we would accomplish more if Huns
behaved as though national goals were as important
to them as personal goals.
Critical to a Hun’s success is a clear understanding
of what the king wants.
A Hun without a purpose will never know when he
has achieved it.
A Hun’s conformance does not always result in de-
Chieftains should always aim high, going after things
that will make a difference rather than seeking the
safe path of mediocrity.
Kings should always appoint their best Huns as
chieftains, no matter how much they are needed in
their current position.
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ATTILAISMS: SELECTED THOUGHTS OF ATTILA
Never appoint acting chieftains. Put the most ca-
pable Hun in charge, give him both responsibility
and authority, then hold him accountable.
A wise chieftain never depends on luck. Rather, he
always trusts his future to hard work, stamina, te-
nacity and a positive attitude.
A wise chieftain knows he is responsible for the wel-
fare of his Huns and acts accordingly.
Being a leader of the Huns is often a lonely job.
Once committed to action, chieftains must press for
victory, not for stalemate — and surely not for com-
Shared risk-taking will weld the relationship of a
chieftain and his Huns.
Strong chieftains stimulate and inspire the perfor-
mance of their Huns.
The best chieftains develop the ability to ask the right
questions at the right time.
A chieftain can never be in charge if he rides in the
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