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Being A Leader Patton Way

General Patton was great leader. I will indulge into various characteristics of his leadership one at a time.

• Very important principle in his leadership was, “you have to lead yourself before you can lead anyone else.” During war in his command he showed leadership by being in the front line with people and leading them by example. Once his soldiers saw him doing things he expected from them, they did not held back from his leadership. They did what he did and that is reason he became very successful general. He gave himself a command to lead and lead his people successfully to victory after victory.
Pull not push. Lead from the front and lead with example. Show the people who are following you what can be done. These were the principles he followed.
Recognize your team’s achievements. Give credit where it belong and do it with utmost sincerity.
Show courage under any circumstances.
• Want to succeed? Show steadiness and be steadfast.

All these qualities added up to make him a leader. Now examine your own personality and see what you have and what you are lacking. Now if you want to lead a successful life develop characteristic you don’t have. That will give success beyond your imagination.

“The General George S. Patton Story” a documentary YouTube video describes his characteristics and achievements:

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Way To Learn Is To Teach It

When anyone learns something, it is not retained very well. Reason for this is material learned is not fully internalized. It has not become a second nature to you. To achieve this one must first remember the material fully. This is done by spaced repetition as was cleared in earlier post.

Once you remember it, then it should be known so well that it becomes a second nature. That is done by teaching it. The person you should teach first is you.

Imagine that you are teaching a class full of students. Let your imagination take charge. Then regurgitate whatever you have learned in that class. Since you are teacher as well as student, ask yourself questions about what you are teaching. Then answer the question in loud enough voice so that whole class can hear it. Articulate the answers good and convert it into back and forth discussion. When you finish it you will be remembering what you were teaching extremely well. Now you have already mastered what you have learned. It is now a part of your permanent knowledge bank. Essentially you have internalized the material you have learned.

The example of learning music by internalizing by Martin Taylor, it is explained in video below:

Follow the above principle to learn anything you want. As always if you need any further assistance please email me at makeurdreamsareality@gmail.com. I will be happy to respond. You may also leave a comment. I will always read and do my best to answer.

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