Stuxnet Cyberweapon Set To Stop Operating By Mark Clayton

Blogger's note: Mark Clayton comments "some....have called Stuxnet the digital equivalent of the first nuclear attack on Hiroshima." Yet, Ralph Langner notes below "It can be argued that the time was ripe for history's first cyber weapon, and having it come from China or Russia would have created another unpleasant Sputnik experience." Although it does …

5 Tips for Creating Scalable Leadership By Mike Myatt

 view original / forbes.com / Mike Myatt Blogger's Note:  the more I ready from Mike Myatt... the more I really like him...great points. I’ve often said, “if leadership doesn’t scale neither will your organization.” Experience has led me to conclude there is no greater contribution a leader can make to the enterprise than developing a true culture of leadership. …

Don’t Let Your Ego Hijack Your Leadership Effectiveness by Ken Blanchard, Scott Blanchard

view original / fastcompany.com  The ego is one of the biggest barriers to people working together effectively. When people get caught up in their egos, it erodes their effectiveness. That's because the combination of false pride and self-doubt created by an overactive ego gives people a distorted image of their own importance. When that happens, people see …

US Drone Attacks Threaten 60 Years Of International Law, Says UN Official, The Guardian (UK)

Blogger's Note:  This is only going to continue to get louder... not hearing much from DC...yet... June 22, 2012 Pg. 26 Others may adopt similar strategy, rapporteur warns; Alleged strikes on rescuers 'would be war crimes' By Owen Bowcott, Geneva The US policy of using aerial drones to carry out targeted killings presents a major …

Pentagon Recommends Tiered System For Combat Pay By Lolita C. Baldor,

Norfolk Virginian-Pilot June 22, 2012 Associated Press WASHINGTON--A Pentagon review recommends ridding the combat pay system of inequities that have allowed officers thousands of miles from battle to get better benefits proportionally than troops on the front lines in Afghanistan. The recommendations in a review released Thursday are likely to anger service members. But the …

Stuxnet cyberattack by US a ‘destabilizing and dangerous’ course of action, security expert Bruce Schneier says

View original By Ellen Messmer, Network World June 18, 2012 05:11 PM ET Revelations by The New York Times that President Barack Obama in his role as commander in chief ordered the Stuxnet cyberattack against Iran's uranium-enrichment facility two years ago in cahoots with Israel is generating controversy, with Washington in an uproar over national-security …

Five Essential Skills for Leadership in the 21st Century by Melanie A. Greenberg, Ph.D.

View original Who You Are and Whether You Care are Just as Important as What You Do Published on June 19, 2012 by Melanie A. Greenberg, Ph.D. in The Mindful Self-Express The 21st century presents many new challenges for both employees and business leaders. In an interconnected, fast moving world, we need to learn cognitive …

How To Quiet The Negative Thoughts That Are Killing Your Career by Lydia Dishman

view original /fastcompany.com If you ever wondered why that nagging voice inside your head persists in plaguing you with self doubt or worse, fear that you won’t succeed no matter how hard you work, you are not alone. Far from it. Shirzad Chamine, chairman of CTI, the largest coach training organization in the world, calls it “the …

Time For U.S. To Rattle The Saber By Thomas Henriksen

Blogger's note: know Dr Tom Henriksen from time at Hoover...despite being a VMI grad...he is top notch, so my question might be irrelevant. But I would ask...all examples below focus on effective "saber rattling" after a victorious conflict or engagement....we might be on the other end of that now. A decade plus of expended blood …