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 …

CONTENTMENT (Q3.6)

Stability Of Emotion Engendered By The Consistent Pursuit Of Joy Over Happiness Contentment is the fourth of the 5Cs, the F3 Leadership Characteristics. It would be easy to confuse Contentment with satisfaction and reject it is a characteristic that is undesirable in a Leader. Obviously, one cannot follow a satisfied man who is happy where …

COMPETENCE (Q3.5)

The Ability To Perform Mission Essential Tasks Competence is the third of the 5Cs, the F3 Leadership Characteristics. Leaders are good at doing the things within an Organization or Team that are central to its reason to exist. A pilot must be good at landing the plane. A surgeon must good at making an incision. …

COMMITMENT (Q3.4)

Unwavering Loyalty To The Group And Unflinching Determination To Accomplish The Mission  Commitment is the second of the 5Cs, the F3 Leadership Characteristics. A Leader Must Be Both Steadfast And Loyal F3 defines Commitment as the Q’s unwavering loyalty to the Group and unflinching determination to accomplish the Mission. To waver is to shake and …