Category Archives: Information

Climate Change, Controversy, and Leadership

By | April 1, 2014

[April 01, 2014]  The United Nations’ report issued yesterday declared that future global warming impacts will be “severe, pervasive, and irreversible.”  Many expected this conclusion but it is certainly not without strongly differing opinions.  Yet, how leaders conduct themselves in the mist of such strong controversial issues and how they deal with dissent, tells us much about that… Read More »

Political Corruption and Destroying Trust

By | March 28, 2014

[March 28, 2014]  Two more senior-level politicians were in the news yesterday for corruption and other crimes: a state senator and a big city mayor.  While there are many levels of corruption, those who have the public’s trust are the most egregious violators because they destroy the relationship between people and their leadership  A book definition says that… Read More »

Lessons in Leadership: A Child Teaches Us

By | March 26, 2014

[March 26, 2014]  Learning about leadership can come in the most unexpected ways, from surprising sources, and at inconvenient times.  Such was a leadership lesson in compassion that Colorado school administrators learned the hard way earlier this week.  What happened?  A 9-year old Colorado student shaved her head to show compassion for her friend who was bald from… Read More »

“Hybrid” Leadership: A Warning

By | March 23, 2014

[March 23, 2014]  Warning to all my readers … there a few articles written about “hybrid” leadership, some of which are recycled ideas and others are poorly constructed concepts.  What one will find typically, are leader traits dressed up to look different or something on male-female hybrid attributes.  The former concept is no different than what has been written… Read More »

Leadership Attributes of Special Forces

By | March 21, 2014

[March 21, 2014]  It was interesting to get a short course on horseback packing, their care, and how to engage in a firefight while mounted.  The U.S. Marine Corps conducts a hands-on training course at their Mountain Warfare Training Center on the military use of large animals in difficult terrain.  Leadership means thinking beyond the obvious solutions and… Read More »