Monthly Archives: October 2021

Cheerleading For Your Organization

By | October 12, 2021

[October 12, 2021]  One of the unique advantages leaders have is cheerleading for their organization. Yes, being a leader also means you must be a cheerleader, someone who aggressively promotes their people, organization, and mission at the appropriate times. This is what great leaders do … and those who do not cheerlead should have their loyalty questioned. Much… Read More »

Reading List (Update):  Brutal Combat

By | October 11, 2021

[October 11, 2021]  The failure of the United States’ retreat from Afghanistan is an epic disaster, the fallout we will face for many decades.  Our television generals and admirals are pontificating from their climate-controlled armchairs and telling us that America’s longest war was unwinnable, immoral, and made the world less safe.  All that Flag Officer preaching is a… Read More »

Seeing the World Clearly

By | October 10, 2021

  [October 10, 2021]  In 1936, critics called Winston Churchill the “number one warmonger” in Britain for writing that the German Nazis would cause a war on a larger scale than ever before.  Churchill had something that only the greatest of leaders possess.  He had the ability of seeing the world clearly. Such insight requires talent to foretell… Read More »

Eternal Vigilance

By | October 9, 2021

[October 9, 2021]  Symbolic of the U.S. military’s reserve components (the National Guard and Reserves) is the “Revolutionary Minuteman,” who forever stands as a sentinel against this nation’s enemies. Our military forces stand ready to protect the United States, ever-present and dedicated to the future. This is what we can call vigilance, perpetually being present at the helm… Read More »

The Most Destructive Leader Trait

By | October 4, 2021

[October 4, 2021]  A lot can be said about the many traits we find in the best of leaders; loyalty, morals, courage, accountability, etc. Conversely, there has been much written about destructive leader characteristics, those traits that damage those inside their organization and act as impediments to excellence.  But among those destructive traits, which one is the most… Read More »