Leadership, 14 Traits, 11 Principles… Enough Said

Leadership… 14 Traits and 11 Principles…

This sums it up!  Semper Fi!

14 Leadership Traits

  1. Justice
  2. Judgement
  3. Dependability
  4. Initiative
  5. Decisiveness
  6. Tact
  7. Integrity
  8. Enthusiasm
  9. Belief
  10. Unselfishness
  11. Courage
  12. Knowledge
  13. Loyalty
  14. Endurance

11 Leadership Principles

  1. Be technically proficient
  2. Know yourself and seek self-improvement
  3. Know your Marines (team) and look out for their welfare
  4. Keep your Marines (team) informed
  5. Set the example
  6. Ensure the task is understood, supervised and accomplished
  7. Train your Marines (team) as a team
  8. Make sound and timely decisions
  9. Develop a sense of responsibility in your subordinates (team)
  10. Employ your unit (team) in accordance with its capabilities
  11. Seek responsibility and take responsibility for your actions