Lt. General John Rosa – President of The Citadel

Published On December 15, 2015 | By Tony Berenyi | General

rosaFor this podcast interview Tony and Lt. General John Rosa discuss what differentiates between the top and bottom third of leaders. Some highlights from the interview are as follows:

  • Do not ask any one to do anything illegal, immoral, or unethical.
  • Being approachable is an important aspect of any leadership position. Allows you to get to know your team.
  • Maintain an even keel throughout the organization.
  • Identify strategic plan for your business and be able to effectively communicate that plan.
  • Leaders need to have a vision, delegate, and give the right people authority and “hold them accountable”.
  • Let your people do the work that they were hired to do. Do not overextend yourself.
  • Know your employees: their likes, dislikes, and goals.
  • Team build mentality is critical. Do not think of yourself as just an individual.
  • Acquiring the right people that want to be at your institution for the right reasons.
  • Importance of not micromanaging, but need to be micro-informed. Know your organization.

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4 Responses to Lt. General John Rosa – President of The Citadel

  1. El Cid 97 says:

    Identify strategic plan for your business and be able to effectively communication that plan.

    Communicate, not communication that plan.

  2. Bill Ackerly says:

    LTG Rosa: excellent takeaways on leadership/LD, especially on team building and creating shared understanding. Captured all to share with others here.
    Bill Ackerly ’71
    Mission Command Center of Excellence,
    Ft. Leavenworth

  3. Stephen A. Grimaldi says:

    Excellent discussion on leadership! Thanks for sharing Tony and well done.

    Steve Grimaldi ’82

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