Tag Archives: Winning
Unique Leadership Axiom: Never let personal comfort endanger your life. As a student at Caltech I was a member of the Air Force ROTC. Back in the day, some of us cadets were flown to The Firepower Demonstration at Eglin … Continue reading
Unique Leaders Axiom: For you and your people, physical health comes first. One of the criteria used in designing ammunition is lethality. But sometimes munitions designs which will wound rather than kill are more devastating to the enemy. Why? Because … Continue reading
Unique Leadership Axiom: Never miss a chance to sharpen your tools. Bart Simpson says, “So what? Who cares? What’s in it for me?”
Unique Leadership Axiom: In boot camp, where you learn to survive, the most primitive human needs are set aside every day for the accomplishment of the team mission.
Unique Leadership Axiom: When your life is on the line your habits will save you. In boot camp old habits die and new habits are born. It’s common for civilians to believe that boot camp is all about squashing initiative. … Continue reading
The Rock In My ShoeWe all have training wheels provided us by the evolution of the species. One-trial-learning, which I refer to as training wheels, helps us survive in new situations. Unfortunately, it is also the root cause of prejudice.
Unique Leadership Axiom: In business if you screw up, you may get fired. In the military if you screw up, you and your men may die from enemy fire!
Unique Leadership Axiom: In a crisis for which there is no plan, action is the only plan. As Nike says, “Just Do It!”