|About the Book|
These 14 traits mirror the 14 Leadership Traits that are taught to every single Marine that enlists. They are, however not exclusive to the Marines or any branch of the military for that matter. These traits apply to every business person that dealsMoreThese 14 traits mirror the 14 Leadership Traits that are taught to every single Marine that enlists. They are, however not exclusive to the Marines or any branch of the military for that matter. These traits apply to every business person that deals with people- employees, vendors or customers. They are powerful! Read them, study them, apply them, model them and teach them to your team…Leadership runs through the Marine Corps like a four lane highway, it is big, it is organized and well thought out and it serves an important purpose, Leadership is critical to the mission of any Marine unit.From the first day a recruit arrives at bootcamp, whether they are being trained at Camp LeJeune, NC, or in SanDiego CA, he or she is being groomed as a leader. It may not feel like it during boot camp, at least not at first. However, everything that happens in recruit training happens with absolute purpose.Day to day business on main street USA may not be exactly the same as Marine Corps Bootcamp, but the leadership traits that are instilled in every single Marine on the planet are every bit as applicable in business leadership.This eBook will lay out and explain the 14 Marine Corps Leadership traits as they apply to your team or your business.These traits include: Justice, Judgement, Dependability, Initiative, Decisiveness, Tact, Integrity, Enthusiasm, Bearing, Unselfishness, Courage, Knowledge, Loyalty and Endurance.The Marines use an acronym to help them learn these traits as they learn to apply them to their daily lives, both on and off the job. The Acronym is JJ DID TIEBUCKLEFor continuity sake I will follow the acronym above to present the 14 Leadership Traits. I do not believe that there is a hierarchy to the traits. They are all equally important.I would encourage you, as you go through these 14 Leadership Traits and study them introspectively. Take an inventory of your actions and activities as the leader of your business. Additionally, consider discussing them with, and teaching them to your team. I have found that open dialogue with my prior teams about these leadership traits has helped solidifying the team and develop a mutual respect.Read these traits, learn them model them and teach them to your team. Wouldn’t you love to have a full team of motivated professionals who display most of, if not all of these 14 Leadership traits?