War: A Conflict in Cultures

By | July 21, 2014

[July 21, 2014] It seems that humankind is at war with itself somewhere in the world every day. In the Clash of Civilizations, Samuel P. Huntington put forth the idea that cultural and religious identifies will be the main source of conflict. Today’s conflict in the Middle East between Israel and Hamas is just one example to support… Read More »

Good Habits #3: Read Mission-Related Material

By | July 21, 2014

[July 21, 2014] In his book, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen R. Covey writes that the most successful people are able to “sharpen the saw”. He means is to balance and renew your energy, especially mental renewal. This is done, he notes, through “good reading.” In the military it is recommend that all leaders read… Read More »

The U.S. Immigration Debate

By | July 19, 2014

[July 19, 2014] The current immigration debate is really about political power. The rhetoric coming from Washington DC would make it appear that the United States is on a humanitarian mission to save families form Central and South America. There is no argument that when historians look back on these years, they will see that the costs to… Read More »

Good Habits #1: Never Assume Anything

By | July 19, 2014

[July 19, 2014] Picking good daily habits for senior leaders is rather easy because there are so many to choose form. Today, selected is the good habit that most leaders actually violate regularly; making assumptions that turn out not to be true. People make assumptions in everything we do, otherwise nothing would get done but here the reference… Read More »

Good Habits for Senior Leaders

By | July 18, 2014

[July 18, 2014] The best leaders have developed a capacity to engage people and make things happen. Often this seems effortless. However, good habits for senior leaders are something developed over time through personal attention and hard work. Today begins a short series on some of the best habits for senior leaders. They are also appropriate for everyone… Read More »