Minding Ag's Business
Marcia Zarley Taylor DTN Executive Editor
Mon May 18, 2015 01:44 PM CDT

Both in the military and in family businesses, you won't necessarily find born leaders. Most people acquire leadership skills through training, practice or at least copying a role model. Given that so many of you worry about motivating the best from your workforce, it's worth recounting how Army methods might help improve performance.

West Pointers know the drill well. Lt. General (Ret.) Jack Sterling, a former deputy commander for US Army Training and Doctrine, tells audiences that by the time the U.S. entered World War I, many units of our Western allies had been decimated and European commanders wanted fresh American troops ...

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