Category Archives: Respect

The Passing of Our Veterans

By | September 23, 2020

[September 23, 2020]  General Douglas MacArthur once said that “Old soldiers never die – they just fade away.”  He was talking symbolically, of course, because our soldiers and our veterans do pass away, and being who we are, we must confront that end of life with dignity and with honor. A good friend of mine who served with… Read More »

The Emancipation Proclamation: a Military Strategy?

By | September 22, 2020

[September 22, 2020]  It is difficult to put ourselves into the position of someone who lived during the U.S. Civil War.  American citizens today, nor any time since, have experienced nothing like the level of destruction and loss of life during such a war.  And, like all wars, nothing was straightforward about it.  The Emancipation Proclamation by President… Read More »

Giving Peace a Chance: Leadership in Action

By | September 17, 2020

[September 17, 2020]  Those who study statesmanship and the experienced leadership know how difficult it is to make progress on old and emotionally-laden political issues.  Two days ago, the UAE, Bahrain, and Israel signed a peace deal with one another.  Casual observers will not understand the significance of or difficulty in this achievement, and that is unfortunate. Those… Read More »

Happy 7th Anniversary:  theLeaderMaker

By | September 9, 2020

[September 9, 2020]  A few days ago, on September 3rd, we celebrated our happy seventh anniversary here at www.theleadermaker.com. Usually, I would start by thanking everyone who reads my blog, for their continued loyalty and for their input to make the blog so successful. Thank you!  It is not easy to attract and keep intelligent folks.  I’m satisfied… Read More »