Associate Curator and GeneralLeadership.com CGO, Col Chris R. Stricklin shares the challenges of working with a Ninth-Letter Leader. As a leader, every meeting is an opportunity: a unique moment that can bring a team closer together or shred the fabric that binds. Many leaders talk about developing teams, but few truly understand the complexities and intricacies of establishing the necessary culture of unity. In this story, we hear the damage done by the use of the letter “I”.… Read the rest
Senior Curator and GeneralLeadership.com CEO, Brigadier General Michel challenges you to release your inner superhero. Each of us has the ability to find within ourselves a motivation and a drive which can compel us to face adversity and grow through an obstacle. While your courageous moment may not be taking a hill on a battlefield or breaking into the hamburger business, you face obstacles daily which provide you with the ability to test, learn and re-apply the lessons you require to stretch your courage in new directions. … Read the rest
Take a lesson from the tiny fruit-fly and apply it to your interaction within your Team…through engagement, preparation and constructive collaboration and watch your team evolve to a higher species!
Senior Curator and GeneralLeadership.com COO, Lt Col Mathew T. Fritz discusses confrontation from a fruit fly’s perspective.… Read the rest
Associate Curator and GeneralLeadership.com CGO, Colonel Chris R. Stricklin reveals a leadership lessons from a corn farmer which can yield results in every aspect of our lives.… Read the rest
A supertanker leader is one who pushes aside the normal procedures and looks at a problem from a completely different perspective. He chooses to embrace the discomfort of change and reacts by pushing through that discomfort towards a goal on the other side. The disruption in the organization causes ripples that spread behind the leader and force change rapidly to compensate for the imbalance.
Originally published in written form: https://generalleadership.com/supertanker-leadership/… Read the rest
“Success is not final, failure is not fatal; it is the courage to continue that counts.”
— Winston Churchill
Senior Curator and GeneralLeadership.com COO, Lt Col Mathew T. Fritz discusses why courage is a skill. Each of us has the ability to find within ourselves a motivation and a drive which can compel us to face adversity and grow through an obstacle.
Originally published at https://generalleadership.com/courage-skill/… Read the rest
If you are an insulated leader, you are missing the big picture. As a result, you are making decisions based upon poor—sometimes misleading—information. In today’s climate, you cannot afford to misinterpret the variables that make up your opportunity for a winning equation. Senior Curator and GeneralLeadership.com COO, Col Matthew T. Fritz reminds us to never be an insulated leader.… Read the rest
Balance changes with different circumstances. A leader must evaluate the situation and make a decision…each and every day. What worked yesterday may be completely inappropriate for today. A leader exercises the right to stoke the fire as needed. Determining the appropriate balance to obtain the maximum performance from your team while keeping them motivated, energized and ready for the next challenge is the key to excellent leadership.
Originally published in written form: https://generalleadership.com/leadership-delicate-balance/… Read the rest
If I am to grow good corn, I must help my neighbors grow good corn.
Associate Curator and GeneralLeadership.com CGO, Col Chris R. Stricklin shares a life lesson learned from a corn farmer.… Read the rest
Lifelong learning leads to Lucky Leadership. Colonel Chris Levy discusses the two bags of leadership that only experience can fill.… Read the rest
“…bad leaders can teach you what NOT to do, and those results can be just as beneficial in developing desired leadership qualities.”
Col. Christopher P. Levy reminds us we can learn as much from bad leaders as we can from the effective ones.… Read the rest
Have you settled for the safety of the trenches?
Senior Curator and GeneralLeadership.com CEO, Brigadier General Michel shares leadership lessons from the safety of the trenches. … Read the rest
Senior Curator and GeneralLeadership.com COO, Col Matthew T. Fritz reminds us our leadership style casts a shadow. Neglect it and your effectiveness suffers.… Read the rest
Speed, as any fighter pilot will tell you, is life!
Senior Curator and GeneralLeadership.com COO, Col Matthew T. Fritz shares the rivoting story of Captain Boyd’s Fighter endeavors and the model that emerged and changed our decision matrix. Matthew discusses how operating inside your opponents OODA loop—outmaneuvering, reacting quickly to their attempts to outmaneuver you, and confusing their attempts to adjust to your OODA loop—can be your key to success in many venues.… Read the rest