When placed in command - take charge.
Do what is right, not what you think the high headquarters wants or what you think will make you look good.
It doesn't take a hero to order men into battle. It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle.
Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy.
You learn far more from negative leadership than from positive leadership. Because you learn how not to do it. And, therefore, you learn how to do it.
He is neither a strategist nor is he schooled in the operational arts, nor is he a tactician, nor is he a general. Other than that he's a great military man.