USMC: 11 Leadership Principles

I Am Loving This...11 principles form the foundation of leadership in the United States Marine Corps.

The principles are:

  1. Be technically and tactically proficient;
  2. Know yourself and seek self-improvement;
  3. Know your marines and look out for their welfare;
  4. Keep your marines informed;
  5. Set the example;
  6. Ensure the task is understood, supervised and accomplished;
  7. Train your marines as a team;
  8. Make sound and timely decisions;
  9. Develop a sense of responsibility in your subordinates;
  10. Employ your unit in accordance with its capabilities; and
  11. Seek responsibility and take responsibility for your actions.

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