Stretch Your Imagination & Initiative…

“Only by full use of your imagination and your initiative will you ever know your own capabilities as a leader. You will never know your capability until you stretch yourself, or are stretched beyond what you think you can do or should do.” Lieutenant General Arthur G. Trudeau (1902 to 1991) Arthur Gilbert Trudeau was… Read More

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Exposed Monument…

“And remember that an honest leader leaves numerous living monuments in the form of leaders he has helped to develop and guide, who in part at least, reflect the guidance and man management to which they have been exposed.” Colonel J.A. Dextraze (1919 and 1993) Jacques Alfred Dextraze CC, CMM, CBE, DSO & Bar, KStJ,… Read More

Service Our National Needs…

“In preparing for a lifetime of service, our professionally trained military graduates must train not only for leadership in battle, but also to provide leadership for the Nation in adapting the resources of science and education to our national needs.” General Omar Bradley (1893 to 1981) Omar Nelson Bradley was a US Army officer who… Read More

Diligent Leader…

“Acquiring the art of leadership is simply a matter of mastering certain techniques, understanding men, and building up those sterling qualities that give effective full expression to your natural talents. The average man can be a good potential leader provided he is willing to work diligently at being one.” Lieutenant General Arthur G. Trudeau (1902… Read More

Officer or Leader…

“When you join your organization you will find there a willing body of men who ask from you nothing more than the qualities that will command their respect, their loyalty, and their obedience … Commissions will not make you leaders; they will merely make you officers. They will place you in a position where you… Read More

Corporals can now Complete ALDP Modules on Personal Devices

Designate Corporals can now complete their required training from their laptops and other personal electronic devices. Replacing part three of the classroom-based CLM course, the Army Leadership Development Programme allows participants to save each module, completing the five-day syllabus at their own pace. Candidates must finish the package, which is on the Defence Learning Environment,… Read More

Macro vs. Micro Managment…

“Never allow yourself to become absorbed in the task you have assigned to a subordinate. If you assume the direction of a detachment, you lose your grasp of the proceedings as a whole. The business of the responsible officer is to control the entire concern so that the general combination of efforts shall be concentrated… Read More