Sitting in front of my old boss, days before my transfer to my new boss, I am engaged in what is commonly referred to in the military as the "out brief." It is a mildly informal meeting [...]
If he stayed to help alone he may very well die himself. But leaving was impossible; it was too late. In that deep and private part of his being Rasmus Midgett, a descendent of castaways and pirates, was noble. He timed the waves, held his breath against the howling wind, and ran headlong into the sea.
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.