“My conﬁdence in you is total. Our cause is just! Now you must be the thunder and lightning of Desert Storm. May God be with you, your loved ones at home, and our country.” Norman Schwarzkopf (1934 to 2012) Norman Schwarzkopf, in full H. Norman Schwarzkopf, original name Herbert Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr., was a US… Read More
“You cannot be disciplined in great things and undisciplined in small things. There is only one sort of discipline – perfect discipline. Discipline is based on:- Pride in the profession of arms.Meticulous attention to detail.Mutual Respect and Conﬁdence. Discipline can only be obtained when leaders are as imbued with the sense of their lawful obligations… Read More
Love Island host Laura Whitmore is among three celebrities to feature alongside serving soldiers in an Army podcast exploring confidence and mental resilience. The launch followed research that showed 89% of so-called Generation Zers believe self-confidence is important to achieving success in life, but 80% think it is hard to find in today’s society. In… Read More
“Confidence and pride in leaders must be bred by the leaders themselves.” Lieutenant Colonel J.G. Shillington, D.S.O. Shillington, J.G. (1950) Morale. The Journal of the Royal United Services Institute. XCV(578), pp.96-98. https://doi.org/10.1080/03071847.2011.576482.
“‘He’ll never make a good soldier’ should not be heard from the confident leader. Seemingly incompetent men should be a challenge to one’s ability. They should be studied more closely and the best method of handling them discovered. In every man there is much that may be made useful for military purposes.” “Discipline and Personality,”… Read More
“Leadership presupposes two things:– A leader, and men capable of being led. A stag cannot lead an army of lions; a lion cannot persuade an army of stags to follow. What then is required? A lion leading lions. In other words, the qualities of leader and led are very similar. The chief of these qualities… Read More
“My confidence in you is total. Our cause is just! Now you must be the thunder and lightning of Desert Storm. May God be with you, your loved ones at home, and our country.” General Norman Schwarzkopf (1934 to 2012), speaking in 1991 Herbert Norman Schwarzkopf was a US Army officer who commanded Operation Desert… Read More