How Would Genghis Khan Run Your Business?

James Dodds
Jun 17 · 5 min read
Source: Adapted from Forgeofempires.com

Meritocracy

It needs to be said that for his time, Genghis was as progressive and forward thinking as it comes. One of his most successful traits being his uncanny ability to identify value in people and positioning them within his empire accordingly.

Mongol Teamwork (Source: HistoryCollection.co)

Discipline and Loyalty

Discipline is what allowed the mongol army to maintain itself under extreme conditions and over vast distances, fighting and defeating armies whilst vastly outnumbered.

Determination

Genghis Khan very much led by example. His unparalleled determination and sheer force of will influencing all those who followed him.

Source: Reddit/r/forhonour

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