Esprit de Corps Architect … ?

Tom Ferguson Engagement, Leadership 1 Comment

Who do you think coined the term esprit de corps? 1. George Washington2. Ulysses S. Grant3. George Patton4. None of the Above That’s OK, I did not know either … it’s #4. The esprit de corps expression was crafted by an engineer, not a military figure. Henri Fayol ( 1841 …

3 To-Do’s for Leadership that Inspires

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Leadership that inspires has non-measured elements. In most families, the heads of the household provide sustenance and a roof-over-their-heads while the children are tasked with their chores and education. There are family parallels to business vis-à-vis corporate leadership and followers who have tasks to perform. In the April 2017 issue …

Give it a name

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Giving Tree leadership – a new competency? This week’s PricewaterhouseCoopers blog by Augusto Giacoman was titled Caring Leadership. In the article, Mr. Giacoman told the personal story of a leadership lesson presented to a command staff in Iraq by a sergeant major of the 75th Ranger Regiment. The author’s story: …