When you think of the military, you think of discipline, battlefield tactics, logistics, etc. It’s a complicated task to move a million people, thousands of airplanes and hundreds of ships around the world.
But what sets a great general or admiral apart from the rest is leadership.
And their leadership philosophies can apply to every organization, whether you’re managing five people in the warehouse or a thousand employees in a corporation.
These nine great U.S. military leaders share their thoughts in these leadership quotes.
If you need more inspiration, you can find other inspiring leadership quotes from women, folks like Mark Twain or subjects like delegating or Innovation. Plus, check out all of our great infographics.
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