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Generation Vet: The New Young Heroes

By | 2012-11-12T07:38:02+00:00 November 11th, 2011|Leadership, Military|

These young men and women (two-thirds of them were under 28 years old) had joined the service between 2003 and 2007. What that means is that they spent years of their young lives watching their friends and families come home dead or wounded and still said, “Sign me up.” At a time in the world where going into harms way was an “imperative” rather than a remote possibility, these people had volunteered anyway.

The Missing Competency

By | 2017-05-18T15:30:02+00:00 December 16th, 2008|Business, Leadership, Opinion|

Students of leadership in any organization have, at one time or another, considered defined leadership competencies as a road map of sorts for personal growth. They represent the qualities, talents, and abilities that make up the perfect leader.