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In Sparta everything revolved around the militia. The goal was simple and clear: to win all wars. In the Agoge (war academy for young men) obedience, sacrifice, discipline, bravery, self-control and the best tactics to become a warrior were taught.
What is your common missi...
From the first training the Spartan warrior knew that no soldier was worth more than the other and all fought as one body, always in column and perfect order. Having this level of requirements generated (and in any team it should happen) the training of the highest level of talent.
They were not troops, they were family. The Spartans' tests of trust were about walking blindly through fire with the voice of a comrade as a guide or going into an unknown mountain with the directions of a subordinate.
These days it is about trusting in one's own ability and that of ...
We are talking about elements of strong identity, signs that identify your brand, your company, your tribe. In Sparta, before going into battle, they would sing the theme of Castor, in honor of their war hero, and with those notes they would go out inspired for battle.
Is there an e...
"The key to good teamwork is the balance of all temperaments and the harmony between them" -Pablo Errejón
The Spartans give us 4 keys to achieve great teamwork according to Taylor Gmahling:
1. Mission common solid
2. Strong investment i...
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