“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. Advertisements
“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
“Genghis Khan said of one of his officers – ‘No man is more valiant, no man has rarer gifts, but as the longest marches do not tire him, as he feels neither hunger nor thirst, he believes that his soldiers do not suffer from such things. That is why he is not fitted for high… Read More
“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
“When a soldier looks up on the battlefield he will not see his first sergeant, sergeant major, company commander, battalion commander …. he won’t even see his platoon sergeant! He WILL see HIS sergeant …. the squad leader, crew chief, team leader, tank commander …. and this NCO will principally provide the leadership, advice, counsel,… Read More
“There are three types of leaders: those who make things happen, those that watch things happen; and those who wonder what happened.” Anonymous
“Leadership and morale are not synonymous; yet they are … inseparable …” Lieutenant Colonel Edward Lyman Munson, Jr. (1942) from Leadership For American Army Leaders published by The Infantry Journal.