Clip of the Month: Chuck Hagel on Fundamentals of Ethical Leadership

June 18, 2015

Successful businessman, two-term United States senator, secretary of defense—in each of these leadership roles Chuck Hagel has consistently adopted and articulated policy decisions based on ethics and principle, rather than political expediency. Here, in response to a midshipman's question about leadership style, he describes the foundations of his approach "from Vietnam all the way to being the top man in the military."