Colonel Chris P. Levy shares that a good leader is like the fireman on a steam locomotive. If the team needs to work harder due to an impending challenge, the leader can pour on the coal to increase output. Once the challenge is overcome, the leader can reduce the fire to give the team a much-needed break. The key is finding that balance between the two extremes. Determining the appropriate balance to obtain the maximum performance from your team while keeping them motivated, energized and ready for the next challenge is the key to excellent leadership.… Read the rest
Senior Curator and GeneralLeadership.com COO, Lt Col Matthew Fritz shares the value of nurturing your fields of inclusion, commitment and selflessness towards stronger mission accomplishment anchored with deep-roots of team potential. With simple actions, you can share self-multiplying power within your team: A single thought (acted upon), a single word (spoken), a selfless deed (done). Each of these actions are seeds with the potential to motivate those around you to stretch farther, reach higher, and grow stronger than they previously thought possible.… Read the rest
It is the responsibility of every employee to report back to his or her supervisors what they have learned and allow the organization to benefit from that experience. As military members, we work for the American taxpayer. It is our responsibility to generously share our lessons-learned and maximize opportunities to create mutually beneficial conversations.
We created The General Leadership Foundation to facilitate connection between you and America’s most trusted leaders in order to promote growth and learning. We believe leadership is a choice, experience promotes growth and our individual example is the most powerful tool we possess to influence positive change.… Read the rest