This is a time of testing for leaders, who will need the courage to lead in a period of great divisiveness. Who are the leaders of the future who embody the values, principles, and philosophy needed to lead from the front, right into this turbulent future, in a world at war? Some of an older generation warn ominously of a coming leadership vacuum. The CEOs and other senior leaders wringing their hands over the search for qualified leaders to succeed them seem to have concluded that future high-potential leaders are rare.

Some lament, "When in our world will we ever see another generation like 'the Greatest Generation'?" The stories of the generation that carried us through World War II are part of the culture and ...

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