Avoid the Trenches

By General John Michel

Trenches - GeneralLeadership.com

“An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a good general.”
Chinese Proverb

In 1904, France and Britain signed the Entente Cordiale (the friendly understanding); shortly thereafter, Russia also agreed to join this alliance. As a result, the German military began to fear the possibility of a combined attack from France, Britain and Russia.

In an attempt to respond to what they perceived as a growing threat, the German staff began making plans of their own to fend off a potential attack from these allied powers. The plan became known as The Von …read more

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John E. Michel is a widely recognized expert in culture, strategy & individual and organizational change. An accomplished unconventional leader and proven status quo buster, he has successfully led several multi-billion dollar transformation efforts and his award-winning work has been featured in a wide variety of articles and journals, including the Harvard Business Review. In addition to serving our nation as an active duty General Officer in the United States Air Force, John enjoys helping people learn to walk differently in the world so they can become the best version of themselves possible. He is blessed to be married to the most patient person on the planet and together, they have two amazing sons. You are encouraged to learn more about John at his website, www.MediocreMe.com Contact John Michel via email ( JohnMichel@GeneralLeadership.com) || Military Biography (http://www.af.mil/information/bios/bio.asp?bioID=15666)

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