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LEADERSHIP

BE DECISIVE

Jonathan Gifford

The idea

Making decisions is the defining aspect of leadership. There has never been a leader who made only right decisions. An effective decision made at the right moment is far better than no decision at all. A forceful exponent of this school of thinking was George S. Patton, the US Army General who led the armored dash across France towards Germany after Allied forces had established a beachhead in Normandy, in north-western ...

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