Lessons on inpiring staff from military leaders

Thursday - 11/10/2011, 5:37pm EST

Tim McManus, Vice President for Education and Outreach, Partnership for Public Service

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Military leaders are known for their ability to inspire and lead in not-so-favorable conditions. What they know can help you be a better manager. Tim McManus, vice president for Education and Outreach at Partnership for Public Service, shares some of those military leadership lessons in an interview with In Depth with Francis Rose.

McManus previewed some of the lessons that will be included in Federal Coach Tom Fox's upcoming column:

  • Build teamwork.
  • Focus on the goal.
  • Lead from the front and take personal responsibility.for the success or the failure of your team.
  • Stay ahead of the competition.
  • Learn to take risks.