by Brigadier General (Retired) Becky Halstead

Leaders are defined by their actions and attitudes, especially during volatile times or periods of substantial change. Under pressure, leadership can be eroded by pessimism, lack of clear vision, failure to accept responsibility, or weak communication. The journey to becoming an effective leader, even under fire, begins inside. Before you can effectively lead others, you must commit to lead yourself based on a core set of principles.

1. Practice Discipline

2. Be Demanding

3. Lead with Emotion

4. Own Your Mistakes

5. Build Bridges

6. Be Selfless

7. Never Give Up

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