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Time Management

I know of no better reputation for an officer or noncommissioned officer to have with his men than he is a good manager and does not waste his soldiers’ time.

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Treatment

Regardless of age or grade, soldiers should be treated as mature individuals. They are men engaged in an honorable profession and deserve to be treated as such.

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Rank

Rank is given you to enable you to better serve those above and below you. It is not given for you to practice your idiosyncrasies.

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Mistakes

You must be able to underwrite the honest mistakes of your subordinates if you wish to develop their initiative and experience.

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When Things Go Wrong

When things go wrong in your command, start searching for the reason in increasingly larger concentric circles around your own desk.

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Standards

You owe it to your men to require standards which are for their benefit even though they may not be popular at the moment.

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Create Armies

To create great armies is one thing; to lead them… is another.

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Forward

If you cry ‘Forward’, you must without fail make plain in what direction to go. Don’t you see that if, without doing so, you call out the word to both a monk and a revolutionary, the will go in directions precisely …Read More

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Deer Leadership

An army of deer led by a lion is more to be feared than an army of lions led by a deer.

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Calhoun War

War is an art, to attain perfection in which much time and experience, particularly for the officers, are necessary.

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Bradley Winning

Battles are won by the infantry, the armor, the artillery, and air teams, by soldiers living in the rains and huddling in the snow. But wars are won by the great strength of a nation–the soldier and the civilian working …Read More

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Bradley Leadeship 9

A leader must possess imagination.

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