Category Archives: Information

The Polar Bear Expedition: Allies vs. Russia

By | November 3, 2019

[November 3, 2019]  British Prime Minister Winston Churchill once said that “History is written by the victors.”  He was talking about how future generations would view World War II and the bloodbath that constituted its essential elements.  Likewise, we rarely hear about the Polar Bear Expedition of Allied Forces that attacked Russia in the midst of their Revolution. … Read More »

Leaders Need a Sustaining Meaning

By | October 29, 2019

[October 29, 2019]  All humans need to search for the meaning of life.  Like all others, leaders, too, need something to sustain them; to provide them with proper motivations and make them feel whole.  And this sustaining meaning comes only from the adoption of responsibilities. I’ve discussed the importance of the search and acceptance of responsibilities several times… Read More »

Shoot, Move, and Communicate

By | October 18, 2019

[October 18, 2019]  It’s not easy being in the military.  You have competing priorities with complex assignments and demanding commanders.  To be successful, you have to think hard about your mission and your teammates.  In battle, you have to shoot, move, and communicate. “Think, think, think, that is what we are trying to install because your mind is… Read More »

Good Leaders Tolerate Mistakes

By | October 15, 2019

[October 15, 2019]  The average person thinks that when people make mistakes, they should be punished (e.g., fired from their job, go to prison).  This, however, does not fit reality.  From experience, leaders quickly learn to tolerate the mistakes of others.  They have learned that making mistakes is a well-trodden path to success for us all.  Immediate punishment… Read More »