Category Archives: Information

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 »

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 »

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 »

The Rat Patrol: Lessons Not Forgotten

By | January 10, 2021

[January 10, 2021]  Sociologists tell us that culture affects perception, and perceptions drive behavior.  Some parts of our culture influence us in different ways, and some are more powerful than others.  Growing up, like so many kids, I watched television and saw something exciting and educational.  One show that I favored was The Rat Patrol (1966-1968). Starring Christopher… Read More »

Leader Don’ts #7:  Fear Success in Others

By | December 22, 2020

[December 22, 2020]  Like many who grow up regularly competing in sports, we often experience the thrill of victory and “the agony of defeat.”  Competition in the world of sports habitually means competing with our fellow teammates, not just the other team.  Fortunately, we quickly learn about sportsmanship and are rarely threatened by the success of others. But,… Read More »