Monthly Archives: January 2021

Five Solutions to Leadership Uncertainty

By | January 31, 2021

[January 31, 2021]  The pandemic has catapulted leaders of all kinds into uncertainty; whether that be business leaders, academic leaders or political leaders. Their leadership skills were put to the test with big picture questions like “when will it be safe to work in-person?”, “what will the post-COVID world look like?” and “how can we better prepare for… Read More »

A Guide to Delegating Your Authority (Part 1)

By | January 28, 2021

[January 28, 2021]  My first evaluation as an Infantry Company Commander said that I was ‘resistant to delegating authority.’  It was an insult, in my mind anyway, and an embarrassment as well.  I knew that the art of leadership is not about ordering people around but finding the right people, delegating tasks to them, and giving them the… Read More »

Reading List (Update):  The Big Lie

By | January 25, 2021

[January 25, 2021]  The more I hear about domestic disturbances across America and see folks blaming it on fascism, the more interested I have become in understanding the fascist movement.  On a recent recommendation from my wife, I watched a lecture by Dinesh D’Souza on the origins of Nazism in Europe.  I was intrigued by his idea that… Read More »

I Can Do It!

By | January 22, 2021

[January 22, 2021]  Many years ago, shortly after the tragic events of 9/11, when Muslim terrorists hijacked three commercial airliners, crashing them, and killing nearly 3,000 Americans, two of my soldiers said something that surprised me.  The events of September 11, 2001, were fresh in our minds when these Soldiers said they wished they were on those airplanes.… Read More »