Category Archives: Leadership Toolbox

Leadership Toolbox: Targeted Indicators

By | June 11, 2016

[June 11, 2016]  After the December 7th, 1941 Japanese bombing of the U.S. base at Pearl Harbor Hawaii, several fact-finding commissions were formed to determine whether any targeted indicators were missed that would have forewarned of the impending attack.   This included intelligence on Japanese military, economic, and political activity that pointed to Pearl Harbor and the propensity of… Read More »

Leadership Toolbox: Leader Courses

By | March 29, 2015

[March 29, 2015] Every newly promoted Brigadier General and Rear Admiral attends a Department of Defense leadership course.1 The objectives are many but most important is that the course helps them transition their understanding from operational/tactical to strategic issues. Important items in the leadership toolbox are leader courses that are a proven way to improve success in leaders.… Read More »

Leadership Toolbox: Awards

By | January 28, 2015

[January 28, 2015] As a Captain in the U.S. Army commanding a company, I was always looking for ways to provide more motivation for my soldiers. Awards in the form of medals, passes (time off), promotion, and letters of commendation were all items in my leadership toolbox that had been used successfully in the past. I wanted more… Read More »