The influence one man can have on thousands is a neverending source of wonder to me. Executives and managers will learn straightforward, practical lessons in dynamic, results-oriented management. Am I a leader in my business? Do I display these characteristics when working with my team? Nobody ever defended anything successfully, there is only attack and attack and attack some more. Current and future leaders would do well to master those skills and to practice the vital requisities of honesty and integrity for which General Patton was noted and without which, leadership is highly suspect. A page-turning book on leadership with one of the American genius military leader. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
A pint of sweat, saves a gallon of blood. They were: - start off new people with positivity about the organization - make sure people understand where things are, what their success criteria is - involve all stakeholders in any decision making And a few others. Read the book on paper - it is quite a powerful experience. The uniqueness of 'Patton on Leadership' lies in the layout. You have the power to create any reality that you want and it starts with being devoted to changing your thought process. We do not store files, because it is prohibited.
I bet my shirt on that and I was right. The thinking has to be correct in order to have and display the above listed characteristics. A good book for anyone in a leadership position, not just those concerned with the business of arms. I was expecting more of a traditional Autobiography with interwoven lessons Patton learned from his life experiences. What you must know is how man reacts. I am sure that if every leader who goes into battle will promise him self that he will come out either a conquerer or a corpse he is sure to win. The part no one tells you in these books is that nothing comes naturally.
Battle is the most magnificent competition in which a human being can indulge. Commit to focusing on your task and you will rise to the top. This guide covers how to develop a leadership attitude, communicate effectively, inspire others, and more, with period photographs of the Patton throughout his Drawing on General George Patton's decisive moves and distinctive style, Alan Axelrod's Patton on Leadership gives executives and managers straightforward, practical lessons in dynamic, results-oriented management. What can we learn from him? Be honest with yourself when evaluating your daily thinking and activities. With an emphasis on mission, he transformed an utterly demoralized American force in North Africa into an army capable of defeating the Nazis' brilliant General Rommel.
No need to take notes, the repeated lessons drill themselves home as one works through the book. I read this book years ago when I was working as management support. A recommended book for everyone who want to sharpen their leadership skills with a great and monumental model. Patton as an egotistical, vane, power hungry, bloodthirsty warmonger. Rather we should thank God that such men lived. Prepare for your own luck 8.
This page contains the standard text of the standard disclaimer and at least the standard text about cookies. Recognize contrast or an unexpected outcome as an opportunity to learn the lesson of how to win. The E-mail message field is required. Tell yourself you are winner 2. Reflection Questions: Do I recognize any of these qualities within myself? Once implemented they can be easily overturned or subverted through apathy or lack of follow-up, so a continuous effort is required. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent.
Standard The mastermind goes deeper into the information on leadership this morning while listening to Patton on Leadership. Patton on Leadership began with an overview of Patton's life and significant aspects of his career that are essential to understanding his leadership strategy he used throughout his career. All men are timid on entering any fight whether it is the first fight or the last fight all of us are timid. They understand the fine line between dominating and domineering and have an attractive personality that others want to follow. Through a lifetime of study and application, Patton amassed a core set of practices and techniques that successfully and smoothly transform into the business world.
Do I believe in myself? This makes it ideal for a busy person who might read it in bits and pieces. Can I recognize these actions in the people that I follow like my mentor? While this book is not on the official Marines reading list I felt my Marines would benefit from this book so I purchased this out of my own pocket for my shop of several Marines. Although these things did got gain him popularity, it gained him respect and his men began to trust him. In each book, we study 10 influential leaders in Business, Military, Politics and Sports. In both situations the risks are high, the workplace conditions difficult and the unknown is great. That is, we are doing the same thing as Google, only within the framework of one subject. Officers who through lazyness or a foolish desire to be popular fail to inforce discipline and the proper wearing of uniforms and equipment not in the presence of the enemy will also fail in battle and if they fail in battle they are potential murderers.
We do not collect or store information about visitors of our site. Striving to be the best that you can be will elevate you to obtain a stature of greatness and heroism. Weapons change but man who uses them changes not at all. It is the spirit of men who follow and of the man who leads that gains the victory. Johnson, commander, Georgia Chapter, George S.