Now in its second edition, Leadership Embodied is an instructive collection of short biographical essays focusing on Navy and Marine Corps personnel, who have demonstrated notable leadership characteristics. While leaders are present in every aspect of human undertaking, leadership in this work is illustrated through the most dramatic and demanding of all human undertakingsawar and the preparations for war. Wartime challenges are, because of the life and death nature of the affair, more monumental and exacting. All of these individuals have been selected because they dramatically shaped todayas institutions, practices, and customs within the naval services. The contributions of these individuals should be required reading for any student of leadership because they each demonstrate a particular lesson for midshipmen on their journey to becoming a navy or Marine Corps officer.In 1862a63, he was assigned to the Naval Academy, then temporarily located for the duration of the war in Newport, Rhode Island, ... Department at the Naval Academy, Mahan won third prize with honorable mention in the U.S. Naval Institutea#39;s 1878 Prize Essay ... capacity and some inherited aptitude, a but admitted that he needed time and a good library to gather the wide historical knowledge required.
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