Be technically and tactically proficient.
Know yourself and seek self-improvement
Know your JLBC Cadets and look out for their welfare
Keep your Cadets informed.
Set the example.
The JLBC Leadership Principles
• JLBC Cadets Leadership principles are general rules that have guided the conduct and actions of past successful leaders.
• JLBC Cadets Although there are eleven of these principles, you will probably hear the most about the first three; be tactically and technically and proficient; know yourself and seek self-improvement, and know your Cadets and look out for their welfare.
• JLBC stated that this principle means that you must know your job thoroughly.
• Your job as a student is to do well in school and to be a supportive member of your
• Prepare yourself for the next job in the JLBC Program.
• You have to know yourself to be a good leader; the easiest way to accomplish that is to honestly think about your weaknesses and strengths.
• Use the JLBC Leadership Traits to evaluate how you are doing as a leader.
• JLBC Cadets Your immediate leader will also provide feedback on your JLBC performance.
• JLBC Cadets It may take many forms, such as counseling, grader, or good advice.
• Once you determine there is room for improvement, make an effort necessary to
• You probably think this principle is only for a leader’s senior in rank. • You have to know the cadets you work with just as much as senior leaders must
know their cadets.
• Even as a Private or PFC in a fire team, you must know the other cadets in your
team and look out for their welfare.
• Your fellow cadets should do the same for you.
• JLBC Teamwork is the name of the game in the JLBC, so make every effort to become better acquainted with your fellow cadets.
• Everyone needs to know what’s happening in the classroom and the program.
• When you share knowledge, it encourages teamwork and improves morale.
• Therefore, you should pass the word to your fellow cadets.
• Cadets instinctively look to their leaders for patterns of conduct that they may follow, emulate or use as an excuse for their shortcomings.
• Other cadets will look at the pride you show in the JLBC Corps and the JLBC Program.
• Set an example for your fellow cadets with your habits.
• Don’t use profanity just because others do.
• Be loyal to your seniors, your peers, and your subordinates.
• Most importantly, set the example of doing the right thing even if it is unpopular.