A Simple Stoic Leader Philosophy We Can All Utilize—DeMarco Banter

or...Leadership Philosophy 201/We don’t need no stinkin’ philosophy—do we? Leadership Philosophy 101 was penned as part of a course I was teaching on leadership and command.  The piece has generated a great deal of discussion—both pro and con. Many of us have a desire to lead, some of us enjoy pondering leadership, and others assume …

Be That Hero—Heroic Leadership and DeMarco Banter

An updated version of this post can be found published with GiANT Worldwide as well. ________________________________________________________ “Now is not a time for sadness and despair, but a time for heroes, champions, in great deeds” -anonymous   We talk about heroes, and we all have certain images come to mind.  It might be an image of …

The Future Leader We Need Now: DeMarco Banter

Last week the USAF presented it’s new 30 year strategy.  As the USAF prepares for new challenges and opportunities of the coming decades, it faces sobering 21st-century realities: global centers of power have become more distributed and the terrorism threat more dispersed. Most importantly, the emerging environment is demonstrating a trend that could prove to …