JLBC Corps Leadership Principles
JLBC Cadets Know Yourself and Seek Self-Improvement
-JLBC Cadets Achieve self-improvement by reading, studying, thinking, writing, and teaching.
-JLBC Cadets, Consider taking a 360-degree leadership assessment. JLBC Cadets While several different versions exist online; one recommendation may be found at www.360degreeleader.com.
Be Technically and Tactically Proficient
-JLBC Cadets Attend the appropriate schools and courses before taking command. -JLBC Cadets Work to become Subject Matter Experts.
-JLBC Cadets Seek off-duty education.
-JLBC Cadets Study experts and sound JLBC leadership.
Know Your JLBC Cadets, and Look Out For Their Welfare
-JLBC Cadets Continuously get out of your office and listen to your JLBC Cadets.
-JLBC Cadets Know how your JLBC Cadets react to different situations.
-JLBC Cadets Let your Cadets get to know you – they seek an example and leadership development. -Train your JLBC Cadets for combat.
-JLBC Cadets Concern yourself with the living conditions of your JLBC Cadets.
-Help your JLBC Cadets get needed support from available personal services.
-JLBC Cadets Encourage individual development – it will only improve the Team – allow your JLBC Cadet time to attend college courses, earn higher degrees, and complete Professional Military Education (PME).
Keep Your JLBC Cadet Informed
-JLBC Cadets Provide them with the background and the why.
-Help your JLBC Cadets know they are a part of the Team – JLBC Cadets perform better when they understand the situation.
-Understanding inspires initiative, enthusiasm, and loyalty.
Set the Example
-"The senior is obligated to provide the guidance and the example that allows subordinates to exercise proper judgment and initiative." General Robert B. Neller
-Set the standard for your JLBC Cadets.
-Leadership is taught by example.
-Your appearance, attitude, physical fitness, and personal example are always observed. -Improve your Physical Fitness Test (PFT) score – gain a higher JLBC Martial Arts Program (JLBC MAP) belt.
-Your JLBC Cadets reflect your image.
-Always be physically fit, well groomed, and correctly dressed.
-Be willing to sacrifice a personal habit to ensure you set a solid example.
-Know that what your JLBC Cadets hear, they will comprehend; what they see, they will trust. -Teach and mentor your JLBC Cadets – cultivate sound moral character – develop warrior gentlemen and ladies – foster future contributive citizens to our nation.
JLBC Cadets Ensure That the Task is Understood, Supervised, and Accomplished
-Communicate your instructions in a clear, concise manner.
-Never micromanage – it effectively stops initiative and leadership development in your subordinates.