Friday, February 17, 2012

Leaving a Leadership Legacy - Marshall, Candor

General George C. Marshall
Photo: Wikipedia 
General George C. Marshall believed that "only by embracing candor, selflessness, commitment, integrity and courage can a leader achieve the goals of effective leadership."

George C. Marshall Foundation's "George C. Marshall: Legacy of Leadership: Chapter 2 - Candor" showcases an event in Marshall's career where he exhibits brutal honesty with his commanding officer. He puts the needs of his subordinates first and took full responsibility for the short-comings of his men.

Have you witnessed a leader exhibit candor with a supervisor? What was the outcome? (Respectful dialogue is expected.)

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