A Toughish and a Half – An 18 Hour Ruck Event
12/4/2020 9:00 PM 18 hours? Really? Yup, really – it’s shorter than the P200/BRR but longer than a Tough. It’s gotta be long enough to make all the training worth it! Plus there’s a patch at the end! See the Preblast Here For more information, see: Catfish
Weekly Q Source Topic -FAILURE (Q4.5)
An Undesirable Outcome That Builds The Leadership Foundation
Failure is the crucible of the Leadership Development Process
From Schooling, a man obtains the head-knowledge of what a Leader is supposed to do and be. Through Apprenticeship, he turns this head-knowledge into the heart-knowledge that he will need to Influence Movement to Advantage. Opportunity then provides him with the Practice necessary for him to exert Virtuous Leadership in positions of increasing responsibility and importance to the Groups of which he is a Member.
So where does Failure fit into the Leadership development equation? What does it add to a man’s Leadership Foundation? If he already knows what a Virtuous Leader does and is–and is able is able to do and be those things himself–why must a Leader also Fail?
The reason is that Failure is a crucible. It is the forge by which a Leader is purified through the burning away of his me-first self-regarding nature. It matures him. Without Failure (and lots of it), a Leader will retain too much of who he was and keep doing what he did, rather than being fully transformed into what a Virtuous Leader is and consistently do what a Virtuous Leader does. A man cannot become a Virtuous Leader without the chance to Fail and learn from it. Through Failure he learns how to truly sacrifice and subordinate himself to needs of the Group and its Members. It is Failure that teaches a man to Live Third. Read More.
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