Inside the Box: People don’t actually like creativity. By Jessica Olien

DeM Banter...and I get so tired of hearing how we need bold innovative leaders that are willing to make decisions...are they rewarded?  Do we have the eco-system in place to even support them? View Original / The Slate In the United States we are raised to appreciate the accomplishments of inventors and thinkers—creative people whose …

US Foreign Policy: Spin, or Spinning Out of Control? by Harald Malmgren

DeM Banter:  Seems like a nice complimentary piece to the Amber Alert on US Foreign Policy from earlier today.  I can't help but believe... it is all about Greater Good LEADERSHIP, Strategy, Mission, and Vision.  When it becomes personal or about personal power...vice the greater good--it all gets sideways.  Can anyone in the US articulate …

Next US Strategy Carries Heavy Expectations By PAUL McLEARY and JOHN T. BENNETT

DeM Banter:  Well...it looks like it will be something (good or bad...its a thing)...but we have to remember strategy is all about ways, ends, and means....if those three things are not clearly articulates it simply becomes a brochure of campaign issues and a wish list with a glossy cover.  Always interesting... Dec. 11, 2013 - …

Dempsey Addresses CEOs On Challenges Of Leadership By Jim Garamone

DeM Banter:  Not sure what to think about this...Competence, loyalty, trust, responsibility and accountability... the CJCS goes on to say, "I think we forgot a little about how we balance character and competence..."  “There have been missteps recently that we are trying to overcome — missteps that I attribute to 10 years of frenetic activity — and …