11 Principals of Leadership – USMC

  • Take responsibility for your actions and the actions of your Marines
  • Set the example.
  • Develop your subordinates.
  • Ensure that assignments are understood, then supervise them and carry them through to completion.
  • Know your Marines and look after their welfare.
  • Keep everyone informed.
  • Set goals you can reach.
  • Make sound and timely decisions.
  • Know your job.
  • Train your unit as a team
  • Know yourself and seek self-improvement.