Category Archives: Leadership

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 »

Leave Decisions to your Team

By | December 16, 2020

[December 16, 2020]  “Make only important decisions.”  So began my first mentoring sessions by one of the most respected sergeants in the U.S. Army.  I was a new, inexperienced Second Lieutenant; he was battle-tested, senior career NCO.  “Doing so will give your team the power to carry out your orders.” He was originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland, and… Read More »

Hero: Chuck Yeager

By | December 12, 2020

[December 12, 2020]  It has been said that a hero is somebody who voluntarily walks into the unknown.  That, my friends, describes Chuck Yeager, flying combat ace, and test pilot – a real American hero. “You don’t concentrate on risks.  You concentrate on results.  No risk is too great to prevent the necessary job from getting done.” –… Read More »