Category Archives: Professional Development

Millennials are Rejecting Mentorship

By | September 29, 2018

[September 29, 2018]  A lot has been written (and will be written) about America’s youngest adult generation.  Subjects on Millennials are far racing but something is going unnoticed.  What we are beginning to notice is that they are rejecting mentorship from leaders.1 Mentorship is, of course, the most effective and efficient way to improve upon leadership skills and… Read More »

Too Many Priorities

By | September 5, 2018

[September 5, 2018]  In my U.S. Army career, I had two commanders who were both smart and dedicated … yet each had a similar weakness.  Like every high-level commander, they ran large and complex organizations where they listed important priorities.  The problem was these two had too many priorities. “The bottom line is, when people are crystal clear… 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 »