Category Archives: Professional Development

Proper Paperwork is Most Important

By | August 22, 2020

[August 22, 2020]  The importance of proper paperwork cannot be overlooked.  Many years ago, as a staff officer, I wondered why the promotion rates for Administrative Army officers exceeded the rate of Infantry officers.  Infantry was the place of leaders, more likely to experience combat and to demonstrate one’s bonafides in the U.S. Army.  Why then did Admin… Read More »

Preparing Strategic Leaders (Part 2)

By | July 25, 2020

[July 25, 2020]  This is a two-part mini-series about preparing strategic leaders.  Yesterday, I noted that there are similarities among senior leaders that should be explored (see link here).  This life-long exploration is something I’ve invested considered time and energy.  This series is a summary of some of my observations and thoughts. As previously noted, the first pattern… Read More »

Preparing Strategic Leaders (Part 1)

By | July 24, 2020

[July 24, 2020]  As we look across the landscape of successful senior leaders, there are common threads that are worth investigating.  Whether such leaders were developed long ago or today and regardless of where they originate, their journeys are not that different.  This two-part mini-series explores those similarities of strategic leaders, how they think, and what they see.… Read More »