Why the After Action Review is Important to You

Why the After Action Review is Important to You

The After Action Review is a dynamic process integral to the Army culture, a key to driving positive change. Unfortunately, many organizations hold an after action review after the end of a failed project, only to use it as a tool to assign blame. Equally ineffective...
How to Get the Value of the Army’s After Action Review

How to Get the Value of the Army’s After Action Review

Quite often, I see others comment on the value of the Army’s After Action Review (AAR), so I wanted to take a moment and share how we conducted an AAR. Most important, is establishing an environment where everyone is encouraged to share, get beyond egos, and act...
Discovering the Four Communication Styles

Discovering the Four Communication Styles

Discovering and applying the four communication styles will help project managers improve leadership skills by communicating more effectively. Good communication skills continue to rank among the most desired. They include verbal and non-verbal, as well as written and...
Leadership Culture: How to Maintain Support for Your Cause

Leadership Culture: How to Maintain Support for Your Cause

You’ve done a great job attracting others to support your cause, but how will you sustain the momentum and keep them inspired? Not by your management culture, but your leadership culture!   Organizational Culture is Key Do a search for “best business schools” and...
How to Improve Company Culture with Your Values and Beliefs

How to Improve Company Culture with Your Values and Beliefs

Living your values and beliefs is what drives your company culture and promotes employee engagement. When you uphold your company values and beliefs, you give employees a place where they can align their personal and professional values.  You’ll attract, and...
Importance of Communication

Importance of Communication

The Importance of Communication Skills The importance of communication is critical in today’s competitive world. Leaders must communicate to create new or better awareness and achieve common understanding! While there are many different communication concepts, perhaps...