Leading in the V.U.C.A. Environment—What’s Changed?

How many times have you heard our environment has changed—it’s now more volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) today than every before? I’m not 100% convinced this is true. Go back just in American history. Did George Washington live in uncertain times? Did Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Dwight Eisenhower, or LBJ live in uncertain, complex, …

Beware The Me Monster—turning ME into WE

A version of this post alls appears on GiANT Worldwide's Weekly Leadership Blog: I am a fortunate man. I spend time with the America’s finest leaders teaching leadership courses at Air University (online and in-residence), working with Auburn, GiANT Worldwide, Harvard, Cambridge—I get to learn from some of the finest leaders in the world. BUT, …

LEADERS in Action Jason Womack interviews COL. Joseph William DeMarco

A slightly updated version of an interview Jason Womack and I did some time ago. Click Here From the Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute: During this time of great economic and societal change, leaders seeking to change behavior need equal parts information and inspiration to excel. Leaders in Action is one of the Institute's leadership resources. We collaborate …

Are you strange, or authentic? Why leaders need to be real.

The clip below has also been published by GiANT Worldwide Current leadership literature is rife with ink spilled on authenticity. This authenticity concept always brings certain questions to mind: First, do we really know who we are? Second, if we really knew ourselves, then why would we want to be anybody else? Third, have we slipped so far …