Decision-Making Models to Level Up Your Leadership

By | October 22, 2020

[October 22, 2020]  “Decision science is a collection of quantitative techniques used to inform decision-making,” according to Harvard. Its focus is on finding a solution using the available information, and that you can effectively compare outcomes, costs, and more to make the best decision for your situation. It’s a specific science that has produced key frameworks anyone can… Read More »

War is Not the Answer

By | October 19, 2020

[October 19, 2020]   Walking my dog early this morning before the sun came up, I strolled by a car with a bumper sticker that read, ‘WAR is NOT the ANSWER.’  My dog smelled the tires, and we went on our way.  Later, I got to thinking too many folks don’t understand or simply deny the reality of war,… Read More »

Profile: Vice President Mike Pence

By | October 18, 2020

[October 18, 2020]  Mike Pence is a Christian, a conservative, and a Republican who is currently running with President Donald Trump to be reelected for another four years.  I’m profiling VP Pence because the Vice President position is getting more attention this election cycle.  Here in my blog, I have a simple goal to stand against political correctness… Read More »

Another 20 Common Weaknesses of Leaders

By | October 17, 2020

[October 17, 2020]   Scott Adams, creator of the Dilbert comic strip, once said that “Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes.  Art is knowing which ones to keep.”  I was counter by saying that “leadership” is knowing which ones to keep.  Today’s article is about common weaknesses that we find in all people. In the study of human… Read More »

John Brown Raids Harper Ferry

By | October 16, 2020

[October 16, 2020]   Abolitionist John Brown raided the Federal Armory at Harpers Ferry, Virginia (now West Virginia) on this date, October 16, 1859.  A company of U. S. Marines, led by Colonel Robert E. Lee and Lieutenant J. E. B. Stuart, overran Brown and his followers.  Brown was convicted of treason on November 2, 1859, and hanged on… Read More »

‘You’re Only Average, Lieutenant Satterfield’

By | October 15, 2020

[October 15, 2020]  Officers in the U.S. military are, at minimum, give annual evaluations that provide feedback on both their performance and potential.  Evaluations are crucial to the career of the officer and impact future performance.  Thus, when I received my very first evaluation, I was upset.  It read, ‘You’re only average, 2LT Satterfield.’ I don’t particularly appreciate… Read More »