Some of the most important leaders in our country come from our nation’s military; groomed out of high school at West Point, or other Military Academy’s. The lessons learned also apply to life outside of the military and in business as well. The article, “Lessons From West Point: Leadership is Love,” by Bill Murphy Jr. outlines the lessons that new cadets will learn about leadership. They are…
1. You must first learn how to follow before you can lead
2. Communication is key. Without it you cannot lead
3. Leadership is a choice
4. Leadership has a lot to do with love
The article goes into further detail about how each one of these lessons builds a great leader and also explains why each are important to lead.