HOW CAN ONE STRIVE TO BE A LEADER?
In this episode, Richard Lummis and I discuss the southern campaign in the War with Mexico, which was led by Winfield Scott. Scott is one of the most interesting if largely forgotten generals in American history. He fought in the War of 1812 and in every American conflict up to the Civil War. He was […]
In a prior episode, we considered the leadership lessons from the James K. Polk presidency. In researching the episode and exploring Polk’s political leadership we decided to devote two episodes to the US military leadership during the war. As there were two distinct campaigns, we have dedicated a podcast episode to each campaign. In this episode, we consider the leadership lessons from General Zachary Taylor and this campaign in northern Mexico.
Adam Bryant recently retired from the Corner Office column after 10 years on the post. Fans of this podcast know we use many of his articles as jumping off points for many of our podcasts. To commemorate his 10 years of studying business leaders, Bryant published a long-form piece in the New York Times for […]