Keep­ing it sim­ple and keep­ing it hon­est

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the stakes as enor­mously se­ri­ous; peo­ple can tell and will for­give you if you do it well. I also be­lieved that good lead­er­ship is not easy; it’s cruel but the vot­ers hate mind chang­ing and shal­low prom­ises.

Peo­ple are deeply sus­pi­cious of politi­cians and so the job has to be done as openly and as hon­estly as hu­manly pos­si­ble; surprise them with hu­mil­ity and hum­ble­ness.

Eat saw­dust if nec­es­sary but get the job done: to­day’s en­e­mies in pol­i­tics are to­mor­row’s friends: never hold a grudge and re­mem­ber those who are stand­ing in this year’s elec­tion, it’s bloody hard work but it’s bet­ter than the dole.

Sir Bob Har­vey: ‘‘Lead­er­ship has many hats but the one to wear ev­ery day is truth and trans­par­ent hon­esty."

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