SCHOOLING (Q3.13)

Formal Leadership Instruction Provided As Part Of A Leadership Development Process  Schooling is the first phase of the the Leadereship Development Process and is critical to the development of the Virtuous Leader.   Schooling Exists Along A Broad Continuum Of Quality And Intensity Spending four years at West Point and reading Leadership For Dummies in …

EXHORTATION (Q3.11)

The Ability To Passionately Encourage Men To Overcome Obstacles  Exhortation is the last of the four F3 Leadership Skills (VAPE). It is encouragement on steroids. Not to say that encouraging is bad, or that Leaders don’t encourage. They do, but that is not what separates a Leader from everyone else. It’s the Exhortation that does …

PERSAUSION (Q3.10)

The Ability To Influence Voluntary Movement Toward An Outcome Persuasion is the third of the four F3 Leadership Skills (VAPE). The Q starts with igniting a palpable desire for action in their hearts through a clear and compelling Articulation of his Vision. But that alone will not be enough to nudge men to step away …

ARTICULATION (Q3.9)

The Ability To Describe One’s Vision To Other Men Articulation is the second of the four F3 Leadership Skills (VAPE). An Articulated Purpose is a Visualized end-state that is substantively distinct from the Status Quo. Its accomplishment requires certain actions that, cumulatively, form a Movement along a pathway of Outcomes toward the end-state. The more …

VISION (Q3.8)

The Ability To See The Necessary Outcomes That Form The Path To Accomplishing An Articulated Purpose. Vision is the first of the four F3 Leadership Skills (VAPE). These are the abilities that enable a Q to do what a Leader does, as opposed to the F3 Leadership Characteristics, which are the attributes that enable the …

COURAGE (Q3.7)

Setting Aside Fear To Turn Hardship Into Grace Courage is the last of the 5Cs, the F3 Leadership Characteristics. Courage Is Not The Absence Of Fear There is no such thing. All sane human beings have a fear mechanism that is alive and kicking at all times. Whether one believes it to be the product …