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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP10 Jan 2022 3:47 p.m. PST

… 21st Century Leaders

"Battle Tested!: Gettysburg Leadership Lessons for 21st Century Leaders is the combined effort of its authors Jeff McCausland and Tom Vossler. Both men are retired Army colonels and combat veterans; McCausland served as Dean of the Army War College before founding his own leadership and strategy firm, while Vossler now works as a licensed battlefield guide at Gettysburg and has written several books on Civil War battles.[1] They bring these backgrounds to their work, an exploration of successful leadership traits and skills that is filtered through the lens of both Union and Confederate senior officers during one of the most important battles of American history.

Battle Tested! focuses on the three decisive days of battle—July 1 to 3, 1863—between George Meade's Army of the Potomac and Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia near the sleepy town of Gettysburg. After a brief overview of Civil War-era military organizations, each book chapter focuses on a major event or phase of the battle. The chapters provide historical and biographical background and then present a "Leadership Moment" for the reader, asking what they would do in a particular commander's shoes at that point. Then the authors present several leadership qualities at play in the scenario, explain the importance of each, and provide modern examples to supplement their analysis…"
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Legion 410 Jan 2022 4:29 p.m. PST

Should be a good read …

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