I wasn’t the best Marine to step foot on the parade deck of Paris Island, but the principles of military leadership I learned while serving in the Corps has stuck with me my entire life.
No matter if I have subordinates at the time or not, I try very hard to live the troop leading steps, and to be worthy of the title.
I have made posts about this before, and believe that if all leaders incorporated the basic principles of military leadership our world would be a better place.
Marine Corps leadership principles have made me not just a better supervisor in my career, but I feel like they made me a better person.
The military excels in two things, training teenagers to perform complex tasks under stress, and training people to lead others with skill and confidence.
If you know your people and look out for them, while using them to their strengths so you can accomplish the mission you might not always win, but your people will want to work for you.
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