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NCO Journal June 2023 Articles

The official magazine of noncommissioned officer professional development

Be Yourself

By Command Sgt. Maj. Shawn F. Carns

Throughout my military career, I have molded my leadership style through different schools, experiences and reading books. All along the way I always heard the same two words from Senior Leaders, “Be Yourself.” What do these two words mean? How can I be myself as a leader with so many different influencers around us in our daily life?

Article published on: June 2, 2023