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Deployed for the Holidays

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During my 31 years in the Navy, I was deployed or stationed overseas during the holidays nine times. And I loved every minute of it!! Now, some of you may wonder why I loved being far from loved ones during the one time of the year when family is

The Courage to Trust Your Team


The only way to make a man trustworthy is to trust him.- Henry Stimson Leadership is commonly associated with action – trying, doing, achieving. However, there is another side to leadership that focuses on the followers: trust. As leaders, we need

Give Permission to Be Courageous

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Often the most powerful action you can take to provoke courageous behavior is to give people permission to be courageous. Before starting my own company, I worked for Accenture, one of the world’s largest and most respected management and