Category Archives: Professional Development

At War with the Truth

By | December 17, 2019

[December 17, 2019]  Recent evidence from the War in Afghanistan points to a deliberate, concerted effort by senior leaders in the U.S. Government to lie about the war’s progress. In a recent new article titled “At War with the Truth” by Craig Whitlock,1 a Washington Post reporter, wrote that “U.S. officials constantly said they were making progress.  They… Read More »

Why Do Soldiers Fight?  (Part 2)

By | December 11, 2019

[December 11, 2019]  Yesterday I published an article answering the question, Why do soldiers fight?  See it at this link (here).  It’s an old question but one that helps us peer into the motivations of the men who see combat up-close and personal.  Today, I’ll be providing some interesting and perhaps surprising information on other motivations. “I hold… Read More »

You Can’t Hit What You Don’t Aim At

By | November 22, 2019

[November 22, 2019]  There is an ancient question that continues to haunt humans.  That question is, “What should we aim at in life?”1  Many philosophers have dedicated their lives to answering the question, and a mountain of sage advice has been forthcoming.  I guess that we will continue exploring answers.  But here is one thing I do know,… Read More »

The Warrior Mindset

By | November 14, 2019

[November 14, 2019]  Since the beginning of human existence, people have been trying to figure out what makes us mentally tough and prepared to meet the toughest challenges.  The world sends us the unexpected and she will test our good judgment, wisdom and readiness.  A warrior mindset is essential to maximize performance and ensure victory, especially when the… Read More »