I Love Being With the Troops: by Army Vet

By | September 14, 2019

[September 14, 2019]  Army Vet tells us a little about his time with troops in the field during peace and war.  He wants us to know what motivates and what a real leader looks like. Their cocky, exuberant, devil-may-care spirit: I love being with the troops.  There is nothing better than sitting in a foxhole (aka an improved… Read More »

Your Personal Sensitivities are Irrelevant

By | September 12, 2019

[September 12, 2019]  The fastest and most effective way to progress as a leader is to be in a crucible under fire and have your performance critiqued.  Those who lead men and women in our military regularly review their team’s ability to accomplish a mission.  During a review, the leader will receive feedback in its brutally honest form… Read More »

The Holodomor: Marxism in Action

By | September 10, 2019

[September 10, 2019]  Karl Marx knew what he was talking about when he said, “There is a specter haunting Europe, the specter of Communism.”  Fortunately for European leaders, they discovered the Ukrainian Holodomor.  During the 1932-33 Holodomor, 7-10 million Ukrainians died of starvation in a catastrophe nearly unprecedented in the history of humankind. Surpassed only by the Great… Read More »

Admiral of the Narrow Seas

By | September 9, 2019

[September 9, 2019]  We were in the back of a U.S. Air Force C-130 transport plane, flying between Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait and Baghdad International Airport, Iraq.  Passengers were a mix of civilians and various branches of the U.S. military.  It was the first time I ever heard the phrase, Admiral of the Narrow Seas. In… Read More »

Leadership in Improving Student Achievement: Pros and Cons

By | September 8, 2019

[September 8, 2019]  Skills learned during childhood make the best investment for life. Leadership is one such skill that when excelled at a tender age helps in defining the character for the future. Character building is an important ingredient for success. Incorporating some of the most imminent survival skills like time management, punctuality and leadership at a tender… Read More »

6 Ways to Build a Winning Team Culture

By | September 7, 2019

[September 7, 2019]  Are you looking for simple ways to create a positive working culture for your employees? A positive environment is essential when it comes to keeping your team motivated and engaged. Team members should feel safe, valued and included. Here are 6 ways to build a winning team culture. Work as a Team To work as… Read More »

The Importance of Allies

By | September 6, 2019

[September 6, 2019]  “United we stand, divided we fall” is a common phrase meaning without each other we are condemned to fail.  The consequence of the idea is strong; going back to before recorded human history and used in some form across all cultures and across all time.  Based on this idea, formal relationships are created during peacetime… Read More »