Posts Tagged ‘Paul Johnson’
Before we completely leave 2010 behind, I wanted to take a retrospective look at my year in reading. I started tracking the books I read in 2009, after reading Louis L’Amour’s Education of a Wandering Man. Read the rest of this entry »
Excellent. Would that today’s leaders read and mind his advice.
Paul Johnson and Bill George both lament the state of leadership across the past decade. Mr. George deals exclusively with the failings of business leaders. Mr. Johnson examines leaders in several fields — politics, law, religion and business. Neither author addresses military leadership. Do they exclude military leadership because the military has enjoyed a decade of effective leadership, in their opinions?
Both articles observe a trend, but neither offers a root cause or a solution. Perhaps I will take a stab at one or both of those topics soon.