‘Get Your Act Together’ is Good Advice, but …

By | November 10, 2019

[November 10, 2019]  On a few occasions here at my leadership blog, I mentioned that as a young man, I had difficulty following orders.  Several times, caring NCOs took me aside to provide me with the sage advice that good NCOs do with those in their care.  ‘Get your act together’ was a common counseling point but the… Read More »

Special Treat Today!

By | November 9, 2019

[November 9, 2019]  Today, for the first time, I have three (yep, a big 3) guest bloggers on my website.  I consider a special treat because these young folks are writing about “leadership” … something that I didn’t put pen to paper on until I was a Colonel. Here they are with links:  10 Valuable Tips for Introverted… Read More »

10 Valuable Tips for Introverted Leaders

By | November 9, 2019

[November 9, 2019]  It’s time to debunk the stereotype that introverts aren’t natural leaders. A collaborative study by researchers from Harvard, Stanford, and the University of Chicago has shown that introverted CEOs are even more effective than extroverted ones. Ready for that big chair? Here is how to harness your introversion and help your team reach its fullest… Read More »

3 Hiring Tips from an Executive Recruiter

By | November 9, 2019

[November 9, 2019]  In today’s ultra-competitive market of qualified job candidates competing for the same positions, your hiring process is critical. Nobody knows more about the “dos and don’ts” of recognizing and evaluating talent than does an experienced executive recruiter. Here are a few tips from an expert in the field to help you find the best talent… Read More »

Three Habits to Help You Become a Better Business Leader

By | November 9, 2019

[November 9, 2019]  Leadership isn’t easy. If it were, everyone would do it. It’s a difficult and often thankless job that requires more than just hard work and perseverance. Beyond fostering traits like charisma, passion, and emotional intelligence, there are a few things you can do to help yourself lead smarter. What makes a leader? That’s a question… Read More »

Do You Miss War?

By | November 8, 2019

[November 8, 2019]  Earlier this week, I was invited to a local High School in an open forum.  The idea was to give young students a chance to ask questions about military veterans.  I’ve done this before and given speeches on veteran issues.  To my surprise, a young teenager asked me a question that I’d never encountered; she… Read More »