Category Archives: Leadership

Whatever it Takes

By | November 25, 2020

[November 25, 2020]  My best Italian friend goes by the name Marco Polo.  He’s a real go-getter, Vietnam veteran, and family man.  In Vietnam, he was with the 1/4th U.S.  Marines.  Their motto, Whatever it Takes.  In a nutshell, that describes the U.S. Marine Corps and my friend Marco. His life’s story should someday be a book.  If… Read More »

A Dog and Pony Show

By | November 22, 2020

[November 22, 2020]  Today’s article is not about dogs and ponies.  Some readers might be disappointed because they interpret the title of my articles quite seriously.  I’m using the phrase as a colloquium to mean “some elaborate or overblown affair or event.”  I retired from the U.S. Army, and, unsurprisingly, I have witnessed many dog and pony shows,… Read More »