The Longest Day: D-Day, June 6, 1944

[June 6, 2019] Most of the people alive today in the world were born after the year 1995. To them, the Longest Day, D-Day, must seem like ancient history. Arguably the most important date of the 20th Century for all living people, most folks don’t even understand its direct impact on their lives and the freedoms they enjoy.… Read More »

75th Anniversary of D-Day Upcoming

[June 5, 2019] The thumbnail to this article shows General Dwight D. Eisenhower, Supreme Allied Commander, speaking with paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division before their jump into France on this date, June 5, 1944. The day before D-Day, originally planned for this date but delayed due to poor weather, the great juggernaut of more than 1.5 million… Read More »

It’s the Camaraderie

[June 3, 2019] Like many before me who served in the military, I’m repeatedly asked what I miss about being in the service. “Do you miss the action?” is a common question but misses the point about why our military folks miss being around other service members. Military veterans will tell you that they miss the people because… Read More »

Leadership Tools That You Should AVOID

By | June 2, 2019

[June 2, 2019] According to a survey by Forbes, only 2.5% of all leaders are highly engaged. This is a startling statistic and can easily be identified as the main cause of so many companies faltering after a short time period. By taking a closer look at the problematic, it’s impossible to notice that this lack of engagement… Read More »

The Comfortable Leader

[June 1, 2019] There’s some old advice given to new military leaders (typically, just-commissioned officers) that goes something like this; you can’t become a good leader by being comfortable. Like the fictional character, Robinson Crusoe, who spends 28 years on a remote island, we’ve all encountered great challenges, obstacles, and people who want us to fail. “It is… Read More »

Leadership Lesson from Nelson Mandela

By | May 28, 2019

[May 28, 2019] The wisdom of Nelson Mandela is undoubted. Such a personality is worth listening and people believe in every word said by him. Do you know? Nelson Mandela spent 27 years in prison from which 18 years in prison were spent at Robben Island. The cell of Nelson Mandela was just 7X9 approximately. While living in… Read More »