Monthly Archives: January 2021

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 »

Joe Biden: Leadership, Competence, & Character

By | January 21, 2021

[January 21, 2021]  Yesterday, Joe Biden took the oath of office of the President of the United States. With it, he promised to unite a nation divided, support the Constitution, and restore American core values.  As well, he describes himself as a political moderate. Leadership: Those who occupy positions of great authority in government have an inherent responsibility… Read More »

Who was Moe Berg?

By | January 20, 2021

[January 20, 2021] I’ve been a huge baseball fan, since before I can even remember.  My dad would sit me in front of the radio, as a toddler, to listen to our favorite team play; the New York Yankees.  Growing up, I collected baseball cards and watched every game I could.  And today, I’m still in possession of… Read More »

How to Improve Leadership Skills in College

By | January 19, 2021

[January 19, 2021]  A college is a place of possibilities. It’s where you shape yourself into a fully-grown adult. There, you develop important skills and get essential knowledge to become a professional later on. If you feel like your leadership skills are lacking, then it’s the perfect time to work on them! Here are a couple of ways… Read More »

U.S. Military & Partisan Politics (Part 2)

By | January 17, 2021

[January 17, 2021]  Military officers are educated throughout their career that the military should stay out of partisan politics.  Yesterday, in part 2 of this two-part series (link here), I argued there is a contradiction between this idea and the fact that what we do can be politically important.  Thus, not everything political is off limits. The U.S.… Read More »

Twitter: a Lesson in Failed Leadership

By | January 15, 2021

[January 15, 2021]  Leaders around the world are starting to speak out in condemnation of Twitter’s censorship of U.S. President Trump and others they don’t agree with politically.1  This backlash is about Twitter trampling on fundamental democratic freedoms.  The leadership of Twitter has repeatedly stated that their censorship goals are only about safety and are not biased in… Read More »