October 16, 2018

Race Relations and what it means to be an American

Albert Murray (1916-2013), a literary critic of American life and jazz music, believed that our American identity is defined best not by color but by culture.
February 26, 2018

Nick Foles’ leadership lesson in being ‘very good’

Perfect is the enemy of the good … and Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles. In case you missed it, after being named Super Bowl LII’s Most […]
January 18, 2018

Leadership by the numbers

Too many leaders don’t know the numbers that matter most — that is, the true measures of success for their organization.
January 4, 2018

The Army’s winning apology

January 4, 2018

The Win that Wasn’t (leadership lessons from the 2017 Army-Navy game)

November 17, 2017

6 lessons for leaders embodied in the Gettysburg Address

On November 19, 1863, Abraham Lincoln delivered one of the most frequently-cited speeches in American history at the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery on the battlefield at […]
October 5, 2017

How to reduce tension with coworkers through healthy confrontation

Q: A senior coworker and I work in similar but barely overlapping fields. We aren’t often on the same project, but when we are it’s disheartening. […]
June 22, 2017

5 ways to deal with overly ambitious subordinates