Conduct sound reconnaissance, give realistic timings/tasks to your subordinates, conduct rapid reorganization following an attack, reassess and change plans as the situation shifts, must be maintained through situational awareness and clearly evident in Orders.
Affected by the quality of your re-supply plan, develop realistic and well understood measures for CASEVAC/lost/separated situations, employ a sound rest plan, adhere to the 1/3 - 2/3 rule, pass information, deliver confident, clear orders.
Develop excellent battle craft skills and drills in the Platoon through continual training and rehearsals, utilize unexpected approaches and exploit unfavourable timings, apply the combat estimate to achieve the maximum surprise on the Enemy/Threat, exploit the Enemy/Threat's likely courses of action.
Employ deception plans, conduct reconnaissance without being compromised, utilize covered and concealed routes/locations, develop an excellent level of battle craft in the Platoon through thorough training.
Create an effective fire plan that optimizes your organic and supporting kinetic effects, have a sound assault plan that focuses on a narrow front during an attack, establish an effective battle plan from a defensive position, includes the effects of smoke and firepower to exploit vulnerabilities.
Complete good battle procedure through the issuing of comprehensive Warning Orders, consistently conduct rehearsals at all levels, collect good information from sound reconnaissance, employ coordinated and consistent fire control.
Create a plan that is very simple but achieves the mission, develop at least one other feasible course of action, designate/task a reserve/depth/Counter Penetration force, develop and communicate good, simple control measures, ensure the Comd intent is disseminated to the lowest levels to facilitate quick understanding of a shift in plan.
Achieve good liaison with flanking organisations, conduct extensive rehearsals for any type of task with all organizations involved, conduct confident and convincing briefs to both superiors and supporting agencies.
Employ foresight to plan for all re-supply issues, achieve simple, realistic and well understood/rehearsed plans for such measures as CASEVAC and the conduct of tactical re-supplies, conduct extensive liaison with supporting agencies to ensure that your intent for sustainment is well understood.