Why you should embrace heretics By Polly LaBarre

Today's challenges demand the full imagination and passion of every individual -- yet most organizations were designed to elicit compliance, conformity, and predictability. What would it take to create organizations that are as resilient, inventive, inspiring, and accountable as the people who work inside of them? How do we build organizations that are fit for …

Rebel, Rebel….no, wait…you’re a Christian? by J. William DeMarco

I guess I grew up a rebel…funny now that I am a dad, Air Force Officer, student, pilot, commander, the list goes on…but I think I have always been a rebel at heart.  As a teen, the church I belonged to frowned on that…the long hair (well…that's gone), the black ’72 SS/RS Camaro, my taste …

Panetta: Sequestration Planning Could Begin This Summer By Kate Brannen

DefenseNews.com February 29, 2012 Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told lawmakers that the Pentagon would begin planning for the potential automatic spending cuts that would come with sequestration this summer if Congress does not act before then. Speaking at a Feb. 29 House Budget Committee hearing, Panetta said the Pentagon was not doing any planning now …

Best Places for Military Retirees (US News & World Report)

okay, is this list any better than the military.com version? Maybe? A little? After an adult lifetime being sent, at government expense, to wherever the government tells you to live, military retirees can face especially challenging decisions about where to start the next chapter of their lives. Usually in their 40s, with pensions averaging half …