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6 Strategies for Future-Proofing Your Workplace

Posted in Talent Management

4 mn read Going to work today means something very different than it did before the pandemic. Employees are coming in (or logging in, if they work remotely) with new desires and expectations for what the experience of work should be like. Many companies are trying hard to accommodate these shifts to prevent workers from jumping ship. It’s […]

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A Data Driven Army

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3 mn read As we have listened to a variety of Army leaders ascribe to the benefits of data centricity, I have started asking myself what this really means and why is it difficult to move towards that as an end-state. Army conferences, seminars, and media sessions are replete on this topic – the move to “data at […]

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How Congress Works

Posted in Leadership

3 mn read For a very long time, I honestly didn’t care for politics or wonder what the hell they did. As I’ve grown I’ve gained experience in the professional world, and learning politics will be key. I was always confused about what the difference was between the House and the Senate. I would also think why the […]

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Courage is Essential To Reform

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3 mn read Having individuals in your organization that is willing to go against the grain and be a maverick is essential for making a difference. Because courage is essential to reform. It happens all the time when an innovative company gets big enough they start to develop bureaucracies and stop innovating. Which is where your courageous employees […]

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How to Start a Consulting Business

Posted in Wealth

3 mn read I wanted to write this article because I recently found myself as a consultant to numerous industry and DoD organizations. Being excited, I jumped right on it. But then quickly realized that I don’t know how to start a consulting business. Though I’ve owned a company I’ve never been a consultant and definitely didn’t understand […]

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Creative vs Smart

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3 mn read Every organization has both smart and creative people. Most people confuse them for being one of the same. But trust me they are vastly different. Understanding how to use them in the workplace is the key. Because having too many creative people can be a little too much chaos for an organization. While having too […]

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Implementing Napoleon’s Corporal in the Workplace

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2 mn read I was implementing a leadership technique called Napoleon’s Corporal for years without knowing it. Last week at a conference, I learned about Napolean’s Corporal. But the surprise was that I had been using it in the workplace for years. A little history about Napoleon’s corporal. Napoleon is one of the most brilliant military strategists to […]

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Military Transition Story – Networking is Critical

Posted in Military

4 mn read In a previous military transition article I hinted that I’d write about another organization that was instrumental in my preparation to transition out of the Marine Corps. This article lends a hand to you cliffhangers out there. FourBlock is a nonprofit organization, free to veterans and active duty, dedicated to helping Service Members find their […]

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