Leadership Lecture Sam Manekshaw (youtube.com)

A summarised transcript by fellow youtuber at video

According to manekshaw sir qualities of leader
  1. professional competence : He provided example of Defence Minister who had no idea about howitzer, motor etc how can he lead the army officers !!

  2. ability to take a decision and take a full responsibility for it : 👉🏻 act of omission is much worse than act of commission of wrong. 👉🏻 why a person don’t take decision?? because he lacks confidence!! why? because he lacks professional knowledge ! 👉🏻 if you must be a bloody fool be must quickly - manekshawism

  3. absolute justice and impartiality By this way you may not be liked by all but be respected.

  4. courage

    • 👉🏻 moral courage: ability to distinguish right from wrong and standby it irrespective of what others think.

    • 👉🏻 yes man, is horrible man, he may rise very high, but will never become leader, he will be used by superior and disliked by colleagues.

    • 👉🏻(he mentioned story, when he was summoned, during east Pakistan crisis, by Indira Gandhi and other cabinet minister who expected him to be agree to intervene in april month, which was not prudent and he boldly put forward his dissent about choice of time rather than being yesman )

    • 👉🏻 physical courage: No one is immune to fear but one should be capable of desisting it’s display. ( he mentioned a story)

  5. loyalty Its two way thing, one can rightfully demand it from subordinate if he is also loyal to them.

  6. management of men and sources He mostly conveyed about role of emotional intelligence, that human have problems so being stern should be combined with human touch and sense of humour play a great role in it.

  7. discipline Following code of conduct

Do watch the video, if you have time. You can learn lessons on how to communicates and sweet little jokes he cracks, which make it far insightful then above mentioned transcript

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