Little is known of founding father Ethan Allen beyond his bold predawn attack on Fort Ticonderoga during the American Revolution. But the roots of this firebrand’sextend deep below his exploits with the Green Mountain Boys, his band of Vermont volunteers. Executive Leadership is pleased to welcome Ethan Allen:
EL: What is the driving force behind your leadership?
Allen: Ever since I reached manhood, I have felt such a passion for liberty that the tyrant’s attempt to enslave America thoroughly electrified my mind and fully determined me to take part with my country.
EL: You seem to have a particular talent for inspiring others. How do you do it?
Allen: I do not coerce them but allow them to choose their path freely. The boys themselves made a choice between valor as the first heroes of the Revolution, and risk of capture and deportation to England.
EL: What did you tell them?
Allen: “Friends and fellow soldiers,...(register to read more)