A Bias for Bold Action

I was recently invited to provide a Navy SEAL’s perspective to a conference on risk management.    As I was preparing my remarks, I realized that throughout my career in the Navy, “risk management” had been inherent in my duties as an officer and leader of audacious men in high risk operations, but I had never…

Unplugging to Plug in

I just returned from a 6 day ‘Executive Leadership Expedition,’ sponsored by the National Outdoor Leadership School into the Wind River Mountains of Wyoming. I was one of fourteen middle aged adults, making a significant commitment to ‘unplug’ from friends, families and communities, and leave civilization for a short while to join others on an…