Success on the battlefield, where opportunities and dangers open and close in a few compact minutes, comes from aggressive junior officers with a strong bias for action. Unleashing this quality among junior leaders, disciplined by my commander’s intent, was always my vision. Trust up and down the chain must be the coin of the realm.
Jim Mattis

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Jim Mattis

Former United States Secretary of Defense and co-author of the New York Times #1 bestseller, ­Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead.