'15 Things Mattis Taught Me About Real Leadership'

By The Cove May 14, 2019

"Instead of micromanaging, he fired those who were incapable or lazy, and empowered his staff to make decisions and carry out his intent. When Marines failed by omission, he helped them learn. When people failed by commission, they disappeared. Morale soared under his command and we truly believed we were unstoppable."

In this short article via Task and Purpose, Joe Plenzler a retired Marine Corps officer, shares the lessons on leadership that he learned from Marine General James Mattis. It contains practical and relevant advice for leaders at all levels.



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The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of the Australian Army, the Department of Defence or the Australian Government.

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