To Know an Idea without Accepting It

By | April 28, 2019

[April 28, 2019] An elemental part of intelligent leadership means being able to hold an idea in your mind and not accept or reject it. To examine an idea for its value and to entertain its significance is difficult. Nothing is more challenging than the ability to study, debate, and think through a concept without immediately accepting or… Read More »

Leadership: on Conscientiousness

By | April 27, 2019

[April 27, 2019] What matters most in a leader’s development is not how much information we can cram into his (or her) brain, but whether we can help them develop their character. It should, therefore, come as no surprise, that the main theme of this leadership blog is to help develop that character. Conscientiousness, however, is the greatest… Read More »

Our Historical Memories

By | April 26, 2019

[April 26, 2019]  What we do as humans, echoes throughout time.  While I was a new Lieutenant in the U.S. Army at Fort Benning, Georgia, we learned about the Mi Lai Massacre in Vietnam.  The massacre was a stain on our military reputation and the reason why we studied it so closely.  Leadership means keeping alive our historical… Read More »

Career Coaching Tips and Techniques: Coaching Using the GROW Model

By | April 25, 2019

[April 25, 2019] Coaching Using the GROW Model The GROW model is a tool which can be used in many different coaching scenarios and is an effective technique often employed by both new and experienced career coaches. However, the successful application of the tool depends on several contributory factors, including effective questioning techniques and dynamic, flexible use of… Read More »