Historical Notes: How to Handle Crises?

The ability to be cool, confident, and decisive in crisis is not an inherited characteristic but is the direct result of how well the individual has prepared himself for the battle.

Going through the necessary soul-searching of deciding whether to fight a battle, or to run away from it, is jar more difficult than the battle itself.

The classic crisis is one involving physical danger. What is essential in such situations is not so much "bravery" in the face of danger as the ability to think "selflessly."

These are some of the lessons...

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