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What Makes Great Leaders Great by Frank Arnold

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CHAPTER 30

Plan Meticulously

LEARNING FROM

Napoleon Bonaparte

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Although his campaigns did not always go as he had wanted, nothing could stop Napoleon Bonaparte (1769–1821) from planning them all meticulously. It was this comprehensive planning and the associated thorough thinking through of every conceivable scenario that made his numerous victories possible.

Napoleon was held in high regard as a general and commander. His troops deeply revered him, and his adversaries tried to emulate him. He made full use of the possibilities offered by techniques of war and brilliantly incorporated them into his plans: quick marches, surprising concentrations ...

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