Chapter Six. Leadership Training

There are some definite benefits to being a soldier—the rush of being a part of something larger than the individual, having a well-defined role that is important and vital to the success of great enterprises, the camaraderie of fellow soldiers, and the belief that if everyone performs well, victory will soon be at hand. However, the reality of a battlefield is that not all soldiers are equal. Some troops are well trained, well equipped, disciplined, and possessed of a great deal of combat experience; others are recently thrust into battle straight from civilian work, lacking knowledge, discipline, experience, and even the will to compete against hostile enemy forces. Similarly, in the software industry, there ...

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