Adaptive Leadership, Part 1: Introduction

Welcome to a new series of blogs on adaptive leadership. The global threat of the unforeseen and insidious COVID-19 virus brought on unusual and challenging times. ...

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Steering The Battleship: A Presentation with the Duke Sanford Veterans Association

Back in April, I had the privilege to make a presentation to the Duke Sanford Veterans Association, co-hosted by my son, Rob, who is a Special Operations Officer with the ...

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Podcast Episode 12: Do The Right Thing When No One Is Looking

My guest is Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Craig Whelden, who I’ve known for many years. He’s the author of “Leadership: The Art of Inspiring People to Be Their ...

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EQ Component 5: Build a Higher Level of Social Skill

“We’re losing social skills, the human interaction skills, how to read a person’s mood, to read their body language, how to be patient until the moment is ...

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EQ Component 4 – Build A Higher Level Of Empathy

“Whenever you are about to find fault with someone, ask yourself the following question: What fault of mine most nearly resembles the one I am about to criticize?” – ...

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EQ Component 3: Maintaining Motivation

“Good, better, best. Never let it rest. ‘Til your good is better and your better is best.” – St. Jerome   This is part of my ongoing series of blogs about ...

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