Associate Curator Colonel Chris R. Stricklin reminds us that true leadership is not found in an individual, but the individuals developed. So it is with leadership. Those who desire to become outstanding leaders must also help those around them develop leadership skills. The true measure of a leader is not just measured by success of their organization, but by the measure of leaders they influence and develop to follow in their footsteps.… Read the rest
You can learn almost as much about leadership from losers as you can from heroes. After 26 years of service with the Air Force, I have seen my share of both. I have had the honor of serving with superior commanders whom I would follow through the gates of Hell and the misfortune to suffer losers who stumbled blindly into a leadership position. Surprisingly, from both I have learned much about leadership.
A true student of leadership is always studying his leaders for good habits to emulate and bad habits to avoid.… Read the rest