Competence and Character

“Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without strategy.” –GEN Norman Schwarzkopf General Norman Schwarzkopf, the man who led the defeat of the world’s fourth largest army in 100 hours in 1991, said that leaders need to be competent and they need to have character. It sounds simple but what does he mean? It seems that there is an endless list of leadership competencies and traits published by all types of organizati