As a former Marine who had the honor to serve with and under some truly exceptional leaders, I’m often perplexed at the state of what passes for “leadership” in today’s world. It’s hard not to be discouraged by the consolidation of power into the hands of the most craven and self serving.
Be that as it may, principled leadership is still a priority for many of us, and it begins with taking care of your people. All
your people. And if you haven’t read Tribe
by Sebastian Junger, treat yourself. You’ll be glad you did.