Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Don’t Worry About the Credit

Former Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi said her grandfather [Motilal Nehru] once told her that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit.

He told her to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition.

Source: Marian Wright Edelman, The Sea is So Wide and My Boat is So Small (New York: Hyperion, 2008), 55.

Dr Geoff Pound

Image: Indira Gandhi