Monthly Archives: October 2021

The Leader Ability to Forgive

By | October 19, 2021

[October 19, 2021]  One of the most misunderstood and misinterpreted characteristic of a leader is the ability to forgive.  Rarely talked about and while practiced by many, unevenly applied. Leaders who practice forgiveness will benefit everyone in their organization and simultaneously retain the best worker talent and improve performance. People make mistakes – some unintentional and some by… Read More »

Missed Opportunities, Hardly Tryin’

By | October 18, 2021

By guest blogger Sadako Red [see disclaimer] [October 18, 2021]  Nothing is more galling than missing an obvious opportunity to do good or to succeed and we all know it.  We know it in our bones!  We know that to do so means a missed chance that will never show itself again.  I was once young and had… Read More »

Are Military Leader Characteristics Different?

By | October 15, 2021

[October 15, 2021]  I’ve been asked the question, are military leader traits different, several times.  The answer is, of course, “no” … the characteristics of military leaders are the same as all other leaders.  To some of my friends, they were a bit surprised by my answer because, like many people, they are confusing leadership style with leadership… Read More »

Judging Character

By | October 14, 2021

[October 14, 2021]  One of the most challenging character traits of leaders to achieve and to develop is the ability to judge character in others. Leaders are looking for specific traits that predict successful mission completion or are obstacles to teamwork. Sadly, we often see inexperienced leaders who misjudge character, leading to unforeseen problems. “I admire men of… Read More »