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Default Air Force Logo Leadership, attitude, teamwork
Too often, people depend on unit leadership to define how "good" things are. In reality, they are the ones who make their organization a better place to work.Everyone has a stake in the effectiveness, health and welfare of his or her organization, base and community.When I ask others about their best assignments or most rewarding experiences,
0 7/30
2002
Default Air Force Logo How to rein in your inner workaholic
One summer evening, shortly after arriving at my new assignment, my boss strolled by my house and saw my wife and children sitting on our front porch. He asked her where I was. My wife told him I was still at the office. When she relayed this to me, in the egotistical corner of my heart I secretly hoped he was impressed by my work ethic.The next
0 7/26
2002
Default Air Force Logo Deafness not something to laugh at
Within days of the release of "Black Hawk Down," the movie by director Ridley Scott, people across America were talking about it and how it was the most accurate portrayal of battle scenes yet produced by Hollywood. The gritty reality of the movie with the feel of being inside the battle drew many people to the theater to see for themselves what
0 7/23
2002
Default Air Force Logo C-H-I-E-F steps to success
Just because you don't have eight stripes on each sleeve doesn't mean you can't exemplify the qualities of a chief. Many leaders have helped my military career thrive by influencing me to be a better troop, sharing in my accomplishments and by helping me bounce back from failure. These leaders all shared five key qualities:Candidness -- There's
0 7/19
2002
Default Air Force Logo Define moments with human approach
An actor in the movie "Tin Cup" said the world is full of defining moments. The question is whether the moment will define you or you will define the moment.Young leaders may not know this, but those defining moments are constantly happening. They are not always on such a large scale as the movie makes them out to be.When a troop approaches you
0 7/16
2002
Default Air Force Logo Taking our nation's patriotism with us while we serve
While traveling across the country, or even while in their hometown, most people would agree there is an incredible amount of patriotism being displayed through the flying of our nation's flag. Since Sept. 11, that patriotism has been more apparent to me everywhere I turn, but never more so than in the men and women I serve with in the Air
0 6/25
2002
Default Air Force Logo AEF: It won't work if you're not ready
You've heard it said many times: our Air Force is expeditionary. What does this mean? Quite simply, that the Air Force is organized and prepared for military operations abroad, and that everyone of us is a warrior and should be ready to go anywhere on the planet to fight our nation's battles.While the great majority of our people are ready, we
0 6/21
2002
Default Air Force Logo Commentary: AEF -- It won't work if you're not ready
You've heard it said many times: our Air Force is expeditionary. What does this mean? Quite simply, that the Air Force is organized and prepared for military operations abroad, and that everyone of us is a warrior and should be ready to go anywhere on the planet to fight our nation's battles.While the great majority of our people are ready, we
0 6/21
2002
Default Air Force Logo Attitude -- you own it, control it
Each of us has something that no one can control or take away from us: our attitude.Our attitude is the soul of our being. It can change how we look at ourselves, how we look at our environment, how we act and how others perceive us. Attitude can affect our health, our goals, and how we deal with successes and failures.Attitude is the difference
0 6/18
2002
Default Air Force Logo Leading through a loss
These are the top 10 things I learned when one of my troops committed suicide:1. There is no checklist. There are checklists for mortuary affairs, casualty notification teams and others but none that I found for commanders. It will seem like you're feeling your way in a pitch-black room searching for a light switch. You were given command
0 6/14
2002
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