Dov Seidman recently wrote an article titled Army's Basic Training Is No Longer Basic: Lessons for Business. In his piece he discusses how the new age of communication brought by all the technological innovation has really changed the way we all operate, including the Army.
Seidman mentions, "The US Army, like most forward thinking businesses, has recognized the limitations of blind obedience. The Army has been phenomenally innovative in this critical leadership area, and admirably open about their work, and I have been inspired to study how they are adapting."
Seidman witnessed firsthand the inspirational leadership present in the US Army's basic training course.
"I don't want fear and obedience; I want confidence and discipline. Discipline is not about being on time. Discipline is about doing the right thing at the right time", states LTC Glick.
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