By Raffique Shah
Sunday, May 10th 2009
“There is one trait in the character of a leader that above all things, really counts-being straight. No amount of ability, knowledge or cunning can ever make up for not being straight. Once those under him find out that a commander is absolutely straight in all his dealings with them, and free himself from the slightest trait of self-interest they will love him trust him, work for him, follow him-and should the occasion arise, die for him”
—Basilisk Talks on Leadership, extracted from the “little red book” of Sandhurst, Serve to Lead.
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