Douglas R. Satterfield

Hello. I'm Doug and I provide at least one article every day on some leadership topic. I welcome comments and also guests who would like to write an article. Thanks for reading my blog.

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Deeds, Not Words

By | February 13, 2021

[February 13, 2021]   Since the first thinking humans walked this Earth, the eternal question, “Who am I?” has been asked.  There is general agreement that it is our character that defines us and thus best answers that question.  This fact is why I chose Deeds Not Words as the title of today’s article. Bad things happen, and… Read More »

Everyone Gets a Trophy

By | February 11, 2021

[February 11, 2021]  Yeah, I’m an old guy (oh, should I just say age-challenged?), so I remember when no one got a trophy for winning a school baseball game.  We competed for bragging rights.  Not today.  What’s more, some schools won’t give out grades below “C,” so no student will “feel bad.”  This means that those in leadership… Read More »

Eating With the Privates

By | February 7, 2021

[February 7, 2021]  I spent my first year in the U.S. Army as a Private (E-1, in military jargon).  A private is the lowest rank, least experienced, most impressionable soldier.  They make up the largest population of soldiers, and we find lots of them on the battlefield.  My peers from the Officer corps put little faith in them. … Read More »