Don’t Burn Your Bridges

By | August 26, 2018

[August 26, 2018]  This was a piece of good advice I received the day I was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army.  “Don’t burn your bridges” was probably created to mentally illustrate what happens when you end a relationship that you never plan to go back to. “People burn their bridges until they realize they’re stranded.… Read More »

Leader Trends: Are We Babysitters?

By | August 25, 2018

[August 25, 2018]  Many years ago I was accused of ‘babysitting’ my troops because my priority as a Flag officer was taking care of soldiers.  There is merit to the argument that modern leader trends now emphasize better treatment of employees and staff.  But does that mean we are babysitting them? The Commanding General at my Division headquarters… Read More »

Leadership and the Fear of Retribution

By | August 22, 2018

[August 22, 2018]  Academic studies show that the majority of employees in the American workforce are afraid to speak up because of the fear of retribution.  The cause is directly related to poor leadership and this fear is always present. “The forces of retribution are always listening.  They never sleep.” – Meg Greenfield, American editorial writer We all… Read More »

Soviet Invasion of Czechoslovakia

By | August 20, 2018

[August 20, 2018]  Today, the history channel and many other media outlets will cover what they call the Soviet Union’s intervention in Czechoslovakia; 60 years ago on this date August 20, 1968.  For the rest of us, it was not a simple political intervention but a military invasion to crush a fledgling movement that struggled against the constraints… Read More »

Modern Trends in Leadership Development

By | August 19, 2018

By guest blogger Joshua Robinson [August 19, 2018]Training leadership potentials is a challenging process. The world changes too fast and any organization that is unable to innovate, results in business failure. That is why leadership coaches are constantly looking for the next big things in development and learning. Nowadays, there is a big demand for educated and well-trained… Read More »