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The Military Leader is hosted by an Army Infantry officer with 18 years experience and four deployments to Iraq/Afghanistan. He has been a student of leadership for two decades and designed The Military Leader to help other leaders develop themselves and grow their organizations.
Every leadership position comes with its own spotlight. As a leader, you’re the one on stage, you make the decisions, you take responsibility for consequences, everyone is watching and waiting for you to take action. The default expectation is that you will do it on your own and everyone else will follow. But what happens […]
We prefer to work for leaders who trust us to make good decisions. The opposite creates a frustrating climate. That kind of leader demands details about unimportant topics, doesn’t ask for input, isn’t interested in anyone else’s efforts. But it’s a two-way street. Followers have the responsibility to show that they support the leader’s priorities […]
Try to visualize the nature of today’s profession of arms and it’s not a stretch to envision a ship tossed around violently in storm waves. Social media. Political turbulence. The Millennial Generation. Fewer combat deployments. Civil-military fissures. These facets of our socio-political life shape and often erode the essence of what it means to be […]
We have all heard the saying, “I went to a meeting to discuss a meeting.” Meetings can be very useful and a huge waste of time if managed improperly. They are either too long, too short, or do not solve the problem or issue that the meeting was trying to solve in the first place. […]