Regard Your Soldiers As…

“Regard your soldiers as your children, and they will follow you into the deepest valleys; look on them as your own beloved sons, and they will stand by you even unto death.” Sun Tzu (400 BCE to 301 BCE) Sunzi, Wade-Giles romanisation Sun-tzu, also spelled Sun Tzu, personal name Sun Wu, (flourished 5th century BC),… Read More

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Spaghetti & Soldiers…

“A piece of spaghetti or a military unit can only be led from the front end.” George S. Patton Jr (1885 to 1945) George Smith Patton Junior was a US Army officer. He was an outstanding practitioner of mobile tank warfare in the European and Mediterranean theatres during World War II. His strict discipline, toughness,… Read More

Leadership is…

“A leader is a man who had the ability to get other people to do what they don’t want to do, and like it.” Harry S. Truman (1884 to 1972) Harry S. Truman became the 33rd President of the United States of America upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt after serving as Vice President.… Read More

Leadership: How To Do vs What To Do…

“Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.” George S. Patton Jr (1885 to 1945) George Smith Patton Junior was a US Army officer. He was an outstanding practitioner of mobile tank warfare in the European and Mediterranean theatres during World War II.… Read More

A Leader is…

“A leader is a man who can adapt principles to circumstances.” George S. Patton Jr (1885 to 1945) George Smith Patton Junior was a US Army officer. He was an outstanding practitioner of mobile tank warfare in the European and Mediterranean theatres during World War II. His strict discipline, toughness, and self-sacrifice elicited exceptional pride… Read More

Leadership & Stewardship…

“The success or failure of a group is determined by the stewardship of its leader…” (The Economist, 2018, p.21). Reference The Economist. (2018) Public Opinion: Focus, Please. The Economist. 25 August 2018, pp.21.

Ten Good Soldiers…

“Ten good soldiers, wisely led, will be a hundred without a head.” Charles Henry Parkhurst (1842 to 1933) An American clergyman and social reformer, born in Framingham, Massachusetts. Although scholarly and reserved, he preached two sermons in 1892 in which he attacked the political corruption of the New York City government and was, for many… Read More