Leading from Overwatch

Leading from Overwatch

When we think of leaders, an image that often comes to mind is of someone heroically leading the way. Of someone who is perhaps the strongest, fastest, or smartest member of a team – but certainly the person “in charge” -- moving boldly forward while exhorting others...

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What Kind of Leader Do You Prefer?

What Kind of Leader Do You Prefer?

When evaluating a particular leader, I tend to start with analysis. That is, rather than rushing to judgment about whether they are a “good” or “bad” leader, I start with, “What kind of leader are they?” and then break down their history of leadership behavior and characteristics to answer the question.

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The Levels of Get It

The Levels of Get It

When I was Commander of the Marine Corps School of Infantry East in North Carolina, I had the opportunity to sit down and talk with the honor student of each graduating company.  Since we graduated a class nearly every week, sometimes twice, I got to talk with a lot...

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