” But here’s the quote that stuck with me the most: “You are always on parade.”.

To dovetail with the thoughts of the previous episode's quote regarding Confidence, this episode features two quotes from General George S. Patton.

Donald Trump and his most vocal supporters claim that the election was stolen. Once again, Patton was overruled and the Germans, although pounded mercilessly by Allied air power, were able to extricate some of their forces from the Falaise pocket. [Assemblée legislative, Paris; Sept. 2, 1792]” ― Georges Jacques Danton

Be transparent when you screw up…you’ll show your people you don’t expect perfection and teach them lessons they can avoid themselves. I thought about this when I, along with several others, received an e-mail from a well-known military correspondent on the eve of the war, asking for our assessment of the plan of action for the upcoming campaign, at least as it could be ascertained from open sources. Acknowledge that it’s healthier and more effective to create a culture that is open to making mistakes but is committed to making them quickly and moving on. I think it was "Fredrick the Great" from whom the original expression was molded. Plenty Coups at Unknown Soldier dedication. Be vulnerable…it just might inspire someone to find courage in an area they needed to grow.

(We must dare, and dare again, and go on daring!) Lousy way to travel if you ask me. Simply and amazingly on point. Who sees this?

TravelTellers - For Road Warrioresses & Perpetual Travelers. He then asked for permission to turn his Third Army to the northeast and sweep down both banks of the Seine. Without failure, leaders will never achieve meaningful growth.

Pick the snack bar or coffee shop rather than the exclusive and formal restaurant. Georges Jacques Danton, however, was the author of this famous quote. True, George Patton also used it, as did George C. Scott in the movie. I think you are right it is often our perception of the quote, but also the purpose of your Parade. Walking on the Sea of Clouds, called "as entertaining as some of Heinlein's early fiction". Its been a long time since I read books on Patton, but I don’t remember him being one of the Zero defects mentality…maybe he was, I can’t remember…and of course we know he wasn’t i.e. Cette phrase conclut un discours du révolutionnaire français Georges Danton (1759 – 1794) donné à l’Assemblée nationale le 2 septembre 1792 et rapporté par la Gazette nationale ou la Gazette nationale, ou … "Fixed fortifications are a monument to the stupidity of man." We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. a famous phrase encouraging bold courage i... Thomas Barnett spent the past week in Washington D.C. during the inauguration. I can almost guarantee that there will be further setbacks as the coalition closes on Baghdad.

“Il nous faut de l'audace, encore de l'audace, toujours de l'audace!" During the Allied breakout from Normandy, Generals Eisenhower and Bradley and Field Marshall Montgomery chose to employ a cautious operational approach that stressed gaining territory. My takeaway is this: like a Soldier on parade, you (and your actions) are always being scrutinized. It feeds the belief that leaders must maintain a persona of infallibility, possessing total intellect and 100% confidence stemming from perfect experience. Rarely – In what ways could you use your faults as teaching points and help others to do the same. But there are several downsides to a mentality of infallibility: The problem with comparing leadership to a parade is that parades are supposed to be perfect, but leaders can never be. Actually, I think it was French Revolutionary leader Georges Jacques Danton who said the quotation "l'audace, l'audace, toujours l'audace," a simplification of his famous "l'audace, encore de l'audace, et toujours l'audace" speech, rather than to Napoleon. I had pages of Patton quotes. This parade is for you to thank your friends and family for their support whilst you have been here and to ask for their continuing support in your Armed Forces Career. While Gen.… L'audace, L'audace, Toujours L'audace!

It can be rather comfy, or a severe trial of overload and no privacy. No, it still sends a strong reminder that example overrides everything in leadership. Thanks again for your comments above – I think they provide a very useful addendum to the post. the best shot loses the ability to perform a soldierly salute (as they come face to face with a Senior Officer for the first time). May your road rise to meet you - and may you meet it with audacity! Leaders who lead like they’re on parade are afraid to be wrong because they feel vulnerable. These forces survived to fight again on the Siegfried Line, most likely extending the war in Europe by several months. Your email address will not be published. Discours de Danton, édition critique (1910), André Fribourg.. Fin du discours célébrissime, improvisé, avec des mots propres à … Yes, loads of women managers and execs at his large company travel.

So what’s the point in keeping up a façade of perfection? The Military Leader is hosted by an Army Infantry officer with 20 years experience and four deployments to Iraq/Afghanistan. Get the latest news about Gray's stories, songs, and more by subscribing to Gray's newsletter.

Senator James Lankford (R., Okla.) on Wednesday said it’s important for people who voted for President Trump to have “all of their questions answered” regarding unfounded claims of voter fraud, though he issued assurance that there would be a peaceful transition of power, and vowed to intervene if the ... Culture with Kat Timpf: 16-Year-Old Girl Shouldn’t Face Child-Porn Charges, Do Not Buy Bad Arguments about Election Fraud, Raphael Warnock’s Checkered Past Under Scrutiny ahead of Georgia Senate Run-Off, A Minor Win for the Trump Team in Pennsylvania, Sen. Lankford Says He Will Intervene if Trump Doesn’t Begin Transition by Friday. The Trump campaign won a minor victory today in the multifaceted post-election litigation ongoing in Pennsylvania. One of Patton’s favorite quotations was from Frederick the Great: "L’audace, l’audace, toujours l’audace." Friction and the fog of uncertainty have a way of waylaying even the best plan, well executed. Unprepared for Regret, Part VIII: Independence is Overrated, Unprepared for Regret, Part VII: Hollow Birthday to Me. Actually they are NOT from William the Great, but from Napoleon, " l audace , encore 'audace, et toujours l'audace", " audacity, more audacity and even more audacity", or.....at the end, " always audacity. Everyone observing the parade!

Should we scratch it from the archives? In the ... Kat Timpf explains why a 16-year-old Maryland girl shouldn't be charged with child-porn distribution after making a video of herself. Powered by. Audacity, audacity, always audacity! This is a distraction. What a great find HG. TravelTellers is a trademark. Feel free to email the site/content author at admin@themilitaryleader.com.

A commenter on LinkedIn mentioned that reading the full letter might help. It's a lot more fun. When something terrible befell the comedy team of Laurel and Hardy , Oliver Hardy would exclaim, "That's another fine kettle of... USS Zeilin AP-3 by Wayne Scarpaci The transition of time for most of the world is now January 1st. No charge. James B. Meigs, the former editor of Popular Mechanics who lately has been writing an insightful column about tech for Commentary, is also doing superb work for City Journal. It just so happened that we’re covering this topic for a course I’m taking for a graduate degree — thank you for publishing this post — this adds another perspective.

By Gray Rinehart | April 25, 2008 - 1:33 am | March 17, 2013 Politics. The views expressed on this site do not officially represent the views of the US military or the United States Government. They only have a peon trailing behind if anyone at all accompanies them. USS General John C. Pope: And the beginning of a quest to understand our world, Center for International Maritime Security, Law Enforcement and Security Consultant Blog.

Top executives don't travel in packs. I can almost guarantee that there … In my last appointment I was the RSM of a recruit training establishment.

(Used in the movie Patton though this is really a misquotation the the phrase was first said by Danton.)

Those who seek mistakes in you will always find them – they are critical people who tend to spend so much time trying to bring others down….they forget they were once on the same level…but the Leader rose above them. Most larger hotels have more than one restaurant. Danton : de l’audace, toujours de l’audace, encore de l’audace ! Also, Mark sounds prescient and on point. Waits can be long, food often arrives cold, the menu is very limited to start with. The dash for Baghdad by the 3rd Infantry Division and the First Marine Expeditionary Force (I MEF) is akin to Patton’s plan for a rush to the Seine in order to envelop retreating Germans after Normandy. Some of the events of Sunday illustrate the risks of the plan, but in the greater scheme of things, these risks will prove to be manageable. Of course it's years later and now the commenter, "Ali", with his statement: "The idea that the ISI is harboring OBL is laughable and juvenile", seems laughable and juvenile. The allies control the bridges across the Euphrates at Nasiriyah, As Samawa, and An Nijaf, but have attempted to avoid drawn-out urban combat. Not one of them travels solo - unlike us Road Warrioresses. "Remember Frederick the Great: l'audace, l'audace, toujours l'audace!" Is the force of the state going to be used to ensure people take their medications, or eat a certain kind of diet? I’m more in the “Do the right thing” camp than the “Make no mistakes” one…my two cents. I figured that sentiment–which I always associated with General Patton but which Wikipedia (that electronic fount of knowledge) assures me is paraphrased from Georges Danton–was appropriate, or ironic, or maybe appropriately ironic with respect to finally clawing my way to the end of Senator Obama’s THE AUDACITY OF HOPE. Point of view has a lot to do with it, whether because of differences in light and shadow and angle in a live event or because of differences of temperament and education and experience in the case of politics. For both strategic and political reasons, it has been necessary to secure control of the Shatt-al-Arab and the port of Umm Qasr, but Basra essentially has been isolated and bypassed, with the attack continuing to the north. And of course, Patton. Allied air supremacy makes it impossible for any major Iraqi formation to execute tactical moves. My own answers to these queries were that: 1) the plan, at least as it had been reported in the press, did seem to incur substantial risk, but the alternatives were less attractive and 2) I saw no reason to believe that the plan would not be executed boldly. From something as simple as being in “the right place, at the right time, in the right uniform, doing the right thing” to more significant as leading a group of men in combat, your actions are always being watched. One of Patton’s favorite quotations was from Frederick the Great: “L’audace, l’audace, toujours l’audace.”War rarely goes according to a script.