January 21, 2016

Too Busy to Read?

President Harry Truman once said, “Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.” Based on an article I recently read, my guess is that Retired USMC General James Mattis, former Commander of US Central Command, completely agrees with President Truman. General Mattis once sent an email to a colleague responding to an inquiry … Continue reading “Too Busy to Read?”

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September 10, 2014

Why Read?

At the end of every Cameron-Brooks Career Conference, we seek feedback from those military officers (soon-to-be business leaders) with whom we partner regarding their experience with Cameron-Brooks.  One thing we ask, in particular, is for officers to define the aspects of the Cameron-Brooks Development and Preparation Program (DPP) that they found particularly valuable or helpful. … Continue reading “Why Read?”

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September 24, 2010

Meeting Leadership – Respect and Listening

In the past month I have attended numerous meetings – school board, work and family.  Many of these meetings have gone really well where there was a high degree of respect for each participant, a focus on listening and understanding, and an effort by all to achieve synergistic solutions.  Some have not gone so well, … Continue reading “Meeting Leadership – Respect and Listening”

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