How to Lead and Succeed with Your Values and Beliefs

How to Lead and Succeed with Your Values and Beliefs

Leadership character, the third part in the Army’s BE-KNOW-DO trilogy, is extremely important for effective leadership. Nothing destroys morale or undermines trust quicker than failure to uphold values. If you want to attract the best people, and the right people,...
It’s About Courage: How to Exercise Leadership Intelligence

It’s About Courage: How to Exercise Leadership Intelligence

I addressed leadership presence in my last blog, the first part of the Army’s BE-KNOW-DO motto. The second part, KNOW, is about your conceptual abilities; leadership intelligence. Once again, in the Army we learned of five components affecting leadership intelligence...
Know Yourself: How to Develop a Keen Leadership Presence

Know Yourself: How to Develop a Keen Leadership Presence

The concept appears either elusive or vague. What exactly, is leadership presence? I’ve seen definitions and attempts to explain, but much less on how to develop your leadership presence. In the industry and culture I knew, there are four areas to place your focus. By...
More Leadership Qualities I Learned in ROTC, Mr. Trump

More Leadership Qualities I Learned in ROTC, Mr. Trump

Last week, I posted this blog on leadership qualities after I listened to a recent Republican Presidential Debate. This past week, I read a couple of articles listing bad boss behaviors, and the one defined as the worst, erratic behavior, reminded me of the story of...
Qualities of Leadership: Consistency, Mr. Trump, Consistency

Qualities of Leadership: Consistency, Mr. Trump, Consistency

Last week, I posted this blog, “Leadership Development is a Choice”; that night, I listened to the Republican Presidential Debate. When Brett Baier broached the possibility of the U.S. military refusing to follow an illegal order, I listened to Donald Trump’s response...