Thursday, January 23, 2020
“I have a philosophy that when you have a commander in the field, let him know what you want done and then let him alone.”
– Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King –
Do you instruct your people about what to do or do you tell them how to do it? There’s a big difference between those two approaches and Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King is well known for espousing the latter. Click here for a deeper dive on this subject with the article Strategy While Shaving With a Blowtorch. Then ask yourself whether the instructions you’re giving are designed to achieve results or simply carry out your will.