My all time favourite TV series is M*A*S*H, a comedy/drama centred around the doctors and nurses of the 4077th M*A*S*H unit during the Korean War. The series was so poplular that it outlasted the duration of the 3 year war, spanning 11 seasons and 251 episodes.
The strong characterisation and story lines presented thought provoking themes that provide the ideal platform for lessons on life and leadership. Whether you are a fan of the show or not, I'm sure you will connect with my leadership insights from M*A*S*H.
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Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Episode 53: O.R.
Henry: It’s just fatigue, it comes and goes.
Hawkeye: Henry, this could be your ticket home…
Henry: Pierce, I’ll level with you. I’ve got a great practice
Henry: Yeah. But this place, this place, which has all the
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Trapper: He’s a little past ill.
Hawkeye: He’s dead.
Colonel: He was fine a little while ago. What happened?
Trapper: Myocardial infarction….
Colonel: He died in action at the front. Leading his troops
against overwhelming odds, with shells bursting all
around him, until that one shell with his name on it
caught up with him. That’s how General “Iron Guts”
Kelly died….I got a pretty good idea how he really
went. It’s got to appear as though he died more
meaningfully. There’s a Zen saying: Just as a clay
jar will sooner or later crumble while being lowered
into a well, so old generals must eventually perish in
battle. All you have to do is sign the death
certificate. I’ll fill in the details….History demands
that the general die a glorious death.