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

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Is Depression in Military Officers associated with Lack of Support from Superiors?

Research Paper Title Support From Superiors Reduces Depression in Republic of Korea Military Officers. Background The prevalence of depression is relatively high in the Korean military. Social support is a protective factor against depression and is classified into four categories: emotional support-having the sense of feeling loved; instrumental support-receiving material assistance; informational support-receiving advice; appraisal… Read More

Leader & Led: Similar Qualities…

“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

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

Blame & Credit…

“A good leader takes a little more than his share of blame; a little less than his share of credit.” Arnold H. Glasgow (1905 to 1998) His business was a humour magazine that he marketed to firms nationally, which firms would turn it into their “house organ” to send to their customers. He carried on… Read More

Inner Qualities…

“Neither bars nor stars make an officer. An individual becomes an officer only when he develops those inner qualities of honesty, self–sacrifice, and attention to duty that are always inherent to real leadership.” General Samuel D. Sturgis, Jr (1897 to 1964) Samuel Davis Sturgis Junior was an American Army officer, retiring as a Lieutenant General.… Read More