Ben Summers is a captain in the U.S. Army and currently a graduate student at Harvard Business School. He served in the 101st Airborne Division with the 159th Combat Aviation Brigade and deployed twice to Afghanistan. He was awarded the 2013 General Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award and will return to West Point this summer to teach economics.
Recent articles from Ben Summers
Why Every Military Leadership Course Should Include A Lesson On Difficult Conversations
The armed forces should make an effort to develop better conversationalists and cultivate young leaders who are eager to learn and connect with their subordinates.
Mission Command Is A Balancing Act Between Leadership And Management
The right balance of leadership and management depends on the context of the situation.