Machiavelli “The Prince” – translated by George Bull – Penguin 1961)
Monday, 4 January 2010
‘besides keeping his men well organised and trained (a prince) must always be learning some practical geography: how the mountains slope, how the valleys open, how the plains spread out’ (
How do you do this?
As a leader, how do you stay in touch with the hinterland that your organisation occupies?
Do you know what is over the next hill, or where that river flows?