Decisiveness is the one word that makes a good manager.
The speed of the boss is the speed of the team.
Motivation is everything. You can do the work of two people, but you can't be two people. Instead, you have to inspire the next guy down the line and get him to inspire his people.
In times of great stress or adversity, it's always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.
Trouble shared is trouble halved.