Proceeding With Caution By DAVID M. GROSS and SOPHFRONIA SCOTT

Monday, July 16, 1990 / View Original Interesting as we get ready to teach a block on leading millennials--all we have to do is look back and find--really there is nothing new.  Take a look at the article below regarding the NEW Generation X as they entered the work force in 1990.  The twentysomething generation …

Crystal Clear Organizational Clarity: 4 Key Components

The post also appears on the GiANT Worldwide blog: Organizational clarity begins with clear leadership and clear leadership begins with a clear, shared vision. Vision is so difficult because most leaders prefer to deal with the data-driven world of organizational intelligence. The problem is, without strong organizational clarity, organizational intelligence is attenuated. Simply put without …

Air University’s Reading List and Note to Airmen

Air University, Since our birth as Airmen, we have been charged with thinking about ways for the Air Force to secure the American way of life now and in the future.  There is no better way to build a foundation for this thinking than by deliberately developing the habits of mind capable of understanding the rapidly changing world …

Podcast: Expert Interview: Finding the Hero Soul and Call in You with Col “Bill” DeMarco

 Today's Topic: Finding the Hero in You Why Is This Important? Some of us were born to be the hero of a story of epic proportions, but others are perhaps a hero of one small child; it could be your own or a child across an ocean, but both require this idea of a hero's soul, …

Intrapreneurship: developing innovation ecosystems in big organisations

The leadership literature is rife with concepts regarding the need for bold leaders at all levels who encourage innovation, embrace new thinking, and take risks to achieve success. As a United States Air Force Officer and pilot by trade, I know the USAF is all about innovation and has historically been so. Just ponder Orville …

The State of the American Manager: Analytics and Advice for Leaders report: Gallup

Excellent report from Gallup:  Worth a read, but if nothing else--please check out the Executive Summary below.  The majority of managers working in the U.S. today are wrong for their role. That’s not to say these people don’t have talent. On the contrary, their talent probably made them quite successful in their previous, non-managerial role. But …