Category Archives: Professional Development

Morgan Stanley Violates its Core Values

By | February 17, 2022

[February 17, 2022]  With great fanfare, the CEO of Morgan Stanley investment bank announced a new Freshman Enhancement Program in conjunction with Princeton University.1  Morgan Stanley’s program excludes those who are not Black, Hispanic, Native American or LGBTQ+ freshman undergraduate class of 2025.  By doing this, Morgan Stanley violated their core values. Putting aside the issue that anyone… Read More »

Principles of Military Leadership  (Part 2)

By | December 22, 2021

[December 22, 2021]  Leadership is hard.  Military leadership (that applies to leaders preparing for and being in combat) is tough.  There are several famous writers on leadership (e.g., Druker, Maxwell, Bennis) who provide insight into several principles of leadership. Yesterday, I wrote Part 1 and listed many of those principles.  These “principles” are commonly found by those writing… Read More »

Principles of Military Leadership  (Part 1)

By | December 21, 2021

[December 21, 2021]  Search the Internet or read just about any book on military leadership, and you will find a wide range of “principles” of military leadership.  Of course, that a good because most of what is written stays within the classic lines of leadership.  For example, good communications and knowing your weaknesses will top most lists. Today,… Read More »