Motivated to Lead Podcast: Your Choice—listen to Jeff DeGraff, Gen Kwast, Rashim McKinney or… well… me…

Cool opportunity a few months back to talk with Mark Klingsheim on his podcast Motivated to Leadhttps://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/william-bill-demarco-chief-of-innovation-air-university/id1454443278?i=1000558965112 Possibly even more cool… check out some of the other folks you might know on the podcast: Jeff DeGraff: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/jeff-degraff-the-innovation-code/id1454443278?i=1000558310902 Lt Gen Steven Kwast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/episode-148-steven-kwast-lt-gen-ret-president-genesis/id1454443278?i=1000560759115 Rashim McKinney : https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/rashim-mckinney-president-gibraltar-solutions-development/id1454443278?i=1000581044441 Mark is an amazing host—please go to his website …

Self-Esteem and Leadership–Who Appreciates You? Neo-DeMarcoian Thought

Reading a few weeks ago in the Daily Stoic, I came across the thought:  “An iron law of history is that greatness and goodness are rarely appreciated in their own time.”  Winston Churchill was more or less tossed out of office twice— in 1945 and again in 1955. Amelia Earhart had to get a job …

Synchronicity, Jung, Yeats, and Sting—DeMarco Banter

My bet—anyone growing up in the 1980s has a story involving The Police Album Synchronicity.  I remember Synchronicity from senior year at Serra High School.  The album had staying power then and it continues today.  Rolling Stone ranked Synchronicity  #159 of the 500 top albums of all time in 2020.  Jumping into the way back …

Podcast and Interview with Bright Insights Part II: Bill DeMarco and Paul Bright on “K” is for Knowledge

Part II of a two part interview with Paul Bright @Bright Insights. Thank you Paul for the opportunity to sit down and talk leadership, cognitive diversity and Star Wars. From the show notes: We continue on with Bill DeMarco's interview. Here we talk about his role in Air University's Department of Leadership, cognitive diversity, and …

Episode #14: How to Innovate with (Ret.) Colonel Bill DeMarco – Part 2

This is part 2, of a two-part interview, where we discuss "How to Innovate" from both the Air Force level and personal level with Retired Colonel Bill DeMarco. If you didn't hear part 1 (click here), please do. In this part 2, we further explore innovation from a personal standpoint, including determining your innovative profile …

Defending Air Bases in an Age of Insurgency: Volume II—The Contingency Response Group (CRG) Chapter: Neo-DeMarconian Thought

It was an honor to be asked to have a paper I penned almost 15 years ago to be included in a new volume published by Air University Press and edited by Shannon Caudill. The book examines both the art and science of one of the most important aspects of Air Force military operations . …