Last week former Secretary of State, General Colin Powell, passed away after battling multiple myeloma, Parkinson’s disease, and complications from COVID-19.
Powell was generally admired and respected by Democrats and Republicans alike. His 13 rules of leadership were first published in 1989 in Parade Magazine. They were discussed in detail in his 2012 memoir, It Worked for Me: In Life and Leadership. The 13 rules have been universally lauded, and often shared.
Powell’s list is not just excellent advice for leaders, but good guidelines for all of us to live by. Continue reading