A few years earlier, Napoleon had invaded Russia and actually occupied Moscow. But he had no plans for supporting his troops after they’d taken the city. Worse yet, he had no idea what his troops were supposed to do after seizing the Russian seat of government.
The final blow: Napoleon himself left Moscow for Paris, responding to rumors of a plot to overthrow him.
Exhausted, starving and beyond reach of Napoleon’s rallying cries, the remnants of the victorious Grande Armée began a trek back homeward with winter setting in. More than 100,000 of the men froze to death on the way home.
Lesson: Victory is glorious, but ultimate victory usually comes to people who can attain a succession of strategic—often modest—goals that are well understood.
Like what you've read? ...Republish it and share great business tips!
Attention: Readers, Publishers, Editors, Bloggers, Media, Webmasters and more...
We believe great content should be read and passed around. After all, knowledge IS power. And good business can become great with the right information at their fingertips. If you'd like to share any of the insightful articles on BusinessManagementDaily.com, you may republish or syndicate it without charge.
The only thing we ask is that you keep the article exactly as it was written and formatted. You also need to include an attribution statement and link to the article.
" This information is proudly provided by Business Management Daily.com: http://www.businessmanagementdaily.com/7734/napoleons-defeat-before-waterloo "