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Change and Leadership – The Army 2018 Leadership Conference

Change and Leadership By The Army Leader Change is coming – and leaders had better be ready. This was the message from the 2018 Army Leadership Conference, where 850 delegates from across the services (and civil service) heard from four speakers on the subject of leading through change. The speakers painted a compelling vision of change…

Army Leadership Conference

The Army Leadership Conference

What’s on at the 2018 Centre for Army Leadership Conference On Thursday the 8th of November around 800 leaders from the three armed services, the Civil Service, business, academia and international sport will be coming together at Sandhurst. Hosted by the Centre for Army Leadership, it will be the British Army’s 2018 leadership conference. Last…

James Mattis’s Leadership Philosophy

James Mattis’s Leadership Philosophy By The Army Leader You’d have to have been living in a hole to not have heard of James ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis. The current Secretary of Defense and former United States Marine Corps General has a legendary reputation in the US armed forces. It’s a reputation built on stories of his no-nonsense combat and…