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Your Baby is Ugly

By | 2017-05-18T15:30:02+00:00 June 26th, 2009|General Leadership, Opinion|

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 [...]

Ready in Our Hearts at Least

By | 2017-05-18T15:30:02+00:00 January 5th, 2009|General Leadership, Opinion|

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.

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.