Tag: Strategic Leadership

STRATEGY WHILE SHAVING WITH A BLOWTORCH (DUSTY SHELVES)

[King’s] autobiography is superb reading for those interested in leadership, and it contains two ...

LEADERSHIP ROLE MODELS IN FICTION: A WHITEBOARD

Before one can achieve anything (or even aspire to do so), one must find ...

DIVERSITY IN PROFESSIONAL MILITARY EDUCATION

Every voice will bring something a little bit different and that particular voices have ...

THE WEST POINT CLASS OF 1829

Quite frankly a number of times in [Lee’s] career he debates getting out of ...

WOULD ADMITTING MORE REFUGEES MAKE US SAFER?

Despite the burgeoning numbers of displaced people, the United States is admitting the fewest ...

COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE: MORE THAN JUST TECHNOLOGY

At any given time the DoD can be engaged with a competitor, an adversary, ...

A QUESTION OF PROFESSIONALISM (DUSTY SHELVES)

For today and tomorrow, I think it can remind us of one tool that’s ...

THE CHALLENGES OF WRITING BIOGRAPHIES

I’m using Kennedy’s life to tell the story of America’s rise, first to great ...

HA/DR: A CASE STUDY FOR POTENTIAL BILATERAL U.S.-CHINA INTEROPERABILITY

It is no secret that the U.S. and Chinese currently compete for influence throughout ...

BOOK LOVERS NEED APPLY: A DUSTY SHELVES PODCAST

One of the things we’re trying to do is encourage people…to start talking about ...

WAC MARRIAGE CASE: THINKING ABOUT GENDER, SEX, AND MILITARY SERVICE

The law only required that both parties be consenting adults…which tells us something about ...

ALLIES ARE MORE THAN FRIENDS (LEADER PERSPECTIVES)

We need to go back and think big, and We need to think big ...

DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Dominique A. Pineiro

MEDIA AND THE MILITARY: A MATTER OF PROFESSIONALISM (LOOKING AT YOU, #FOXNEWSIES)

As long as reporters abide by agreed-upon rules of operational security and attribution and ...

BIAS IN THE MEDIA?…SAY IT ISN’T SO

If you read a story and it sounds just too good to be true ...

THE MILITARY AND THE MEDIA: A MATCH MADE IN…NECESSITY?

The general public often assumes a great deal about the relationship between the media ...

WE’RE ALL CONSTRUCTIVISTS NOW

Our students come with a professional ethos and a professional mindset of being apolitical ...

WILL NEW DOCTRINE FIX MISSION COMMAND?

But is updating the doctrine sufficient to answer its critics? Persistent execution challenges may ...

IT’S A MATTER OF INTELLECTUAL CURIOSITY

To me what intellectual leadership means is to read more and study more and ...

THE VALUE OF INQUIRY

…he offered a surprising unsolicited opinion. He shrugged his shoulders and quipped that staff ...

THE GENERAL STAFF THAT WASN’T

The charter was…to look at preparation of the Navy for the defense of maritime ...