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The Trouble With Success

Routines can be so comforting. After about three weeks of continuous crazy travel,  I recently had a few days at home to luxuriate in the normalcy of everyday life – my own bed, my own gym, my own food, my … Continue reading

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Transactional vs.Transformational Leadership

Later in the morning of Day Two at the Lincoln Leadership Institute at Gettysburg we explored the concept of Transactional vs. Transformational leadership, using the battle of the Left Flank at Little Round Top as a framework. According to Dr. … Continue reading

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Lincoln’s Challenge

Day One at the Lincoln Leadership Institute in Gettysburg was overwhelming. Even if there was no battlefield here, coming from the concrete jungle of urban America to rural, green, agrarian western Pennsylvania is shocking to the system of a city … Continue reading

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Not Standing Idly By

Quick – name the top 3 mistakes you’ve made in your career! Didn’t take long, did it? Now, how about the top 3 successes in your career? My guess is that this one took a little longer. Why? Well, to … Continue reading

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Recognizing & Dealing with Talent Gaps

Among the many great leadership precepts and techniques I learned in the Army was the “After Action Review,” or AAR. Following a significant exercise, the officers would gather and discuss what went right and wrong, in an attempt to recognize … Continue reading

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