Leadership is leadership, according to Major General David Bassett, Program Executive Officer for Ground Combat Systems. In today’s episode, Major General Bassett shares insight to leading and managing high visibility and high dollar programs. He challenges us to understand our role within the organization and recognize that if we have to use our title/position to get what we want we haven’t properly instilled the values of the organization.
In this episode, you’ll learn:
- Ideas about transitioning roles, especially as they relate to leadership.
- Lessons about working with a broad and diverse group of stakeholders.
- Military misconceptions.
If you promise to overcommunicate, I promise to underreact.
– Major General David Bassett
Ask yourself: How are you going to create a more compelling why?
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Additional Leadership Resources
- Major General Bassett’s Book Recommendation: The Fourth Star: Four Generals and the Epic Struggle for the Future of the United States Army by Greg Jaffe and David Cloud
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