To…

“Leadership is the courage to admit mistakes, the vision to welcome change, the enthusiasm to motivate others, and the confidence to stay out of step when everyone else is marching to the wrong tune.” E.M. Estes (1916 to 1988) Elliot Marantette ‘Pete’ Estes was an American automotive engineer and executive; he is best known as… Read More

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Answer Affirmatively…

“Are you a good leader? Are you worthy to lead men? Have you considered what war may require of you? Have you confidence in your men? Have your men faith in you?–are some of the questions you must ask yourselves, and until you can answer them in the affirmative you cannot claim to be a… Read More

Motivation & Favour…

“The highest and noblest motivation is not a guarantee of success; in most cases of higher leadership opportunity seems to have played the greater role in the development of a leader. Napoleon, explaining his career, has affirmed that a ‘man is only a man, he can do nothing unless circumstances are in his favor.’” Captain… Read More

Develop Associates…

“A strong leader knows that if he develops his associates he will be even stronger.” James F. Lincoln (1883 to 1965) Lincoln was head of the Lincoln Electric Co. from 1914 until his death. An inventor, Lincoln received 20 patents; his engineering enabled him to make the technological improvements necessary to make arc welding a… Read More

Capabilities Stretched…

“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.” Arthur G. Trudeau (1902 to 1911) Arthur Gilbert Trudeau was a Lieutenant… Read More

Living Monuments…

“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 to 1993) Jacques Alfred Dextraze CC, CMM, CBE, DSO & Bar, KStJ,… Read More

The Average 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.” Arthur G. Trudeau (1902 to 1911)… Read More