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Truman Thursdays: Enlisted Personnel on What Makes a Leader


There are just a few more weeks left of video blogs from my visit to the USS Harry S Truman earlier this year. This week's installment was shot during a breakfast that the Command Master Chief arranged for our group to have with some of the enlisted sailors on board. We were able to have some long conversations with some terrific folks during the meal. This video provides the perspective of three of them on what makes a leader. The second sailor you'll hear from (and the one in the screen shot below) was the Truman's Sailor of the Year in 2009.

The setting that morning was a little noisy because there were lots of good discussions going on in the background. Still, if you tune in on the speakers, you'll be able to hear what they have to say. It will be two minutes well spent.


Executive coach Scott Eblin’s goal is to help you succeed at the next level of leadership. Throughout the week, he’ll offer his take on the leadership lessons in the news and his advice on your most pressing leadership questions. A former government executive, Scott is a graduate of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and is the author of The Next Level: What Insiders Know About Executive Success.

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