The tendency of the mind is described as follows: "For him who has conquered the mind, the mind is the best of friends; but for one who has failed to do so, his mind will remain the greatest enemy." This goes on to explain that the greatest strategists are who they are because of their controlled mind, since strategies have existed ever since the human mind was known. The word “strategy” originates from the Greek word “strategos” which means “a general”, “army”, “lead” or “plan of destruction of one’s enemies”. Writers like Tolstoy, Shakespeare and Montesquieu had developed strategic concepts which were then actually used by Napoleon, Hitler and Machiavelli. The Greek philosopher Socrates had once comforted Nicomachides, a militarist after being defeated by Antisthenese, a
Delegation One of the most important skills of a leader is the ability to delegate work. There cannot be a leader who could be everywhere and achieve every goal single-handedly. Abraham Lincoln had the ability to delegate effectively. When he noticed deficiencies in the ranks he made changes immediately. This was one of the qualities that enabled the Union to win the Civil War under the leadership of Ulysses
The great irony surrounding Cassis throughout the story is that he uses his greatest asset to his fullest potential when he allows Brutus to take effective control of the republican faction. Cassius believes that his nobility of Rome are responsible for the government of Rome. They have allowed a man to gain too much power, way more than he needed, therefore, they have responsibility to stop him. Cassius absolutely hates Caesar, but he also deeply resents being subservient to a tyrant, and there are hints that he will have no trouble fighting for his personal freedom. Cassius does not back down following the almost dictatorial pronouncements of his equal, Brutus, even though he absolutely disagree heartedly with most of Brutus’s decisions.
First of all, Tang Gao Zu was selective about his military, which was one of the key reasons why it was so successful. He didn’t just choose the richest, but he chose based on skill. ("The Chinese Tang Dynasty Military: Warfare, Army & Weapons." ). This is significant because these generals and leaders helped Tang Gao Zu with strategy and developing the military to its best state.
He was because he was feared by many people, but also loved by many people. According to Machiavelli, (2000) A good leader is one who is feared and loved at the same time. Hitler was a bad leader because he rushed into things without completely thinking them through. Hitler was a good leader because he ran his country the way he wanted to. Hitler was a powerful speaker.
He is respected for his tactics in selecting and supervising his army generals, commanding and preserving the army, appropriate coordination with state governors and Congress. Further, he rendered great appropriate attention to logistics, supplies and training. However, Washington was usually outdone by the British in war, due to their large number of army officers. After winning in 1783, he resigned as the commander-in-chief instead of taking up more power. This was aimed at showing his disapproval of dictatorships and portray his support for American republicanism.
Adolf Hitler and Jack from Lord of the Flies are leaders with no morals who achieved more than the moral leader Gandhi.The effectiveness of a leader is completely separate from the concepts of moral and immoral. Hitler utilized his immoral behavior to be a successful leader. Adolf Hitler was a despicable person. His name is commonly bashed because of his controversial decisions, but nevertheless he was extremely powerful. “ One may be a great leader while being a despicable person.” Hitler got people to follow his lead by speaking to their emotions, He gave about 1,000 speeches where he would manipulate the audience through their emotions making them believe he was doing the right thing and that they needed him.
The Spanish Armada was a turning point in history because of the huge upset that occurred because of 3 main reasons which were the Spanish's poorly set up strategies, the English's well defended land and the timing and natural events that occurred during spain's attack. The Spanish Armada was a exciting event in history because it shows how even when all the odds are against you, you can still win. England less ships and far less men, but somehow managed to defeat the “Invincible” Spanish Armada with just a few fireships, long ranged weapons, and according to some, the help of god. The defeat of the Spanish Armada was a great phenomenon and upset that occurred in 1588. In the 16th century spain was the most powerful empire in europe with the
In the many branches of art, architecture, and science, one of the most noted scientific achievement would’ve been Napoléon’s soldiers who found the Rosetta Stone, which would not have been found if Napoléon didn’t send his historians and scholars after his army. Unfortunately, they were forced to hand over the Rosetta Stone to the British due to their Treaty of Capitulation. Another invention was founded by one of Napoléon’s surgeons, Dominique-Jean Larrey, which was the ambulance service. Larrey observed that most soldiers died because of lack of immediate attention, and thus, inspired by the flying artillery, he made his first flying ambulance. This flying ambulance consisted of 340 men, divided into 3 divisions, with twelve light and four heavy carriages.
British imperialism had a negative impact on the people of India because of health problems in India and the English language. Lalvani says that the health and life expectancy both improved dramatically when ruling (Lalvani). However, the total deaths due to famine before British ruling was 18 million, but when the British ruled there was a total of 40 million deaths due to famine or 58.73% of the population (Doc 11). This shows that the British didn 't care if people were dying, they only cared about making money off of them. Lalvani also claims that the spread of English language allowed communication between people from different backgrounds (Lalvani).