Leadership

The Top 15 George C. Marshall Quotes & Leadership Lessons

George C. Marshall, whose ancestors on both sides of his family were Virginia settlers dating back to the 1600’s, was born on December 31, 1880, in Uniontown, Pennsylvania. His family, while not impoverished, was in financial straits when he entered the Virginia Military Institute in 1897. While he struggled at first, he steadily improved, and decided …

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How to Identify Up and Coming Leaders: 25 Things to Look For

Whether you are a Company Commander, a business owner or the CEO of a major corporation, you are usually on the lookout for potential future leaders. While leaders are not necessarily born with the abilities, there are certain traits a person should possess to have the ability to lead others. When we look at any …

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Do Previously Enlisted Soldiers Make Better Leaders As Officers?

It is a question that will garner a wide variety of answers: Do previously enlisted soldiers make better leaders as officers? This is not an easy question to answer because any answer could be both right and wrong. I recall working in a large metal fabrication facility as a civilian, and we would often talk …

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