Monthly Archives: April 2016

Leadership Philosophy

As a leader, I will rely on the expertise of my team and colleagues but provide vision and direction to move us forward. I will strive to maintain calm in the face of chaos and communicate clearly in a sea … Continue reading

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PSEL: Be honest with yourself, but be kind too

In the PSEL program, we are being asked to assess ourselves, and in some ways, it’s one of the most challenging parts of the program. Examining my “dark side” is always a little scary. And honestly, who wants to admit … Continue reading

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PSEL: The Many Roles of Captain Mancuso

When I think about how leadership is taught, portrayals from fiction are probably very influential, for better or worse. An interesting case to me is Commander Mancuso from the submarine movie The Hunt for Red October. I think it’s a … Continue reading

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