Be technically and tactically proficient.

Know yourself and seek self-improvement.

Know your Marines and look out for their welfare.

Keep your Marines informed.

Set the example.

Ensure that the task is understood, supervised, and accomplished.

Train your Marines as a team.

Make sound and timely decisions.

Develop a sense of responsibility among subordinates.

Employ your command in accordance with its capabilities.

Seek responsibility and take responsibility for your actions