Too often, leaders choose to be “Humvee leaders.” They are so worried about quickly making progress that no regard is given to intent, probability of success or the hazards encountered along the way. This style of leader typically has little regard for the destruction they leave in their path or the people they harm along the journey.
Today, I witnessed a convoy traveling down an Afghan road. From the opposite direction, two Humvees from another nation sped by at 5-times the speed limit. The vehicles left a dust storm in their wake which forced the opposing convoy team to a standstill, unable to see their objective or continue their progress.… Read the rest