"Webb, What's going on in the world?"
Sounds like an innocent question, right? Not when it's your first summer at West Point
and the person asking is your Squad Leader. That simple question is code for: "Summarize for me an article … Continue Reading ››
Last week I visited the Pea Ridge National Military Park
where 26,000 soldiers fought to decide the fate of Missouri during the Civil War. The park is the most intact Civil War Battlefield in the country—if you're ever in the … Continue Reading ››
Have you ever had someone really listen to you? I mean stop what they're doing, drop everything, and listen...to you? Remember how that made you feel?
I've asked that question to hundreds of people and I'm amazed at the responses I get. Here are … Continue Reading ››
25 years ago the best employees set their sights on the gold watch, a comfortable retirement, maybe a house in Florida.
Things have changed.
In today's free-agent economy, top performers are building their personal brand, pursuing multiple careers, and choosing great opportunities over company loyalty.
So how … Continue Reading ››
You need to be careful what you say as a leader.
I remember a Beetle Bailey
comic strip from years ago that begins with General Halftrack standing atop a cliff watching the sun go down. He remarks to his aide, … Continue Reading ››