Business Leaders — Plan, Equip, Train and Lead

Doug Thorpe
3 min readNov 2, 2022

There is a mantra used by the U.S. military to describe the essential framework for building an effective military presence. It’s a simple formula: Plan, Equip, Train and Lead.

All four parts must work in harmony. Take one or two away, and you have an effort that will not perform at its potential. One can argue we are seeing that played out in Ukraine. Russian forces are either…

Doug Thorpe

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