by Lt Gen Harold G. Moore, US Army (Retired)
These are some comments, based on my limited experience, on a leader’s:
– Preparations for battlefield leadership
– My philosophy on the conduct of a leader in battle
Preparations: Could fill a book. Only a few items:
Next, conduct in battle.
When seconds count, instincts and decisiveness come into play. In a quick-developing situation, the leader must act fast, impart confidence to all around him, and not second guess a decision – MAKE IT HAPPEN! In the process, he cannot stand around slack-jawed when he’s hit with the unexpected. He must face up to the facts, deal with them, and MOVE ON.