17 Brilliant Insights From Legendary Marine General James Mattis.
Retired Marine Gen. James Mattis is a legend in the military. Revered
by Marines and non-Marines alike, Mattis has taken on the persona of a
modern-day Patton — having the knowledge and insight to lead his Marines
through combat, while standing behind them and taking the heat if
things go bad. In short, Mattis is a hell of a leader.
We Need him to lead our country.
In 2013 while serving as commander of Central Command in Tampa, Fla., Mattis retired after four decades of service. Since then, he’s been teaching at Stanford and Dartmouth, as well as speaking across the country on leadership. He’s also working on a book with author Bing West.
We looked back at some of the best insights he offered, through a great collection of quotes. Most apply strictly to military service, but some can be just as useful in the corporate boardroom.