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  • Relationships in leadership

    Please humor me and think about your favorite assignment or job. What made that assignment or job so special? Did you feel important? Did you feel respected? Did you feel your work mattered?
  • What’s in a buzz word?

    How many times have we heard the words resiliency, innovation, mentorship or diversity?
  • Toxic leadership and its impact on mission accomplishment

    What is toxic leadership and how does it impact our ability to accomplish the mission?
  • Leadership boat driver

    This has been an amazing summer. Although the temperatures are still warm, there is something about the Labor Day weekend, it marks the end of summer. School is starting which often brings different emotions to different people, but for me this long weekend signifies the official close to lake activities.
  • Personal leadership philosophy

    True leadership must be for the benefit of the followers, not the enrichment of the leaders.
  • Developing leaders with charisma

    As Airmen, we are constantly seeking qualities that make us better leaders.
  • Air Force family

    Lately, there has been lot of focus on social media and water cooler discussions on what the Air Force gets wrong, and how hard the Air Force lifestyle can be.
  • Flexibility

    Most of us have studied the professional development guide, also known as the Air Force Handbook 1, and read about the tenets of airpower, some have even thought, “This doesn’t apply to me.”
  • When exactly did you join the Air Force?

    I joined the Air Force at the end of my second enlistment. At the time, I was a staff sergeant looking back with disappointment on nearly a decade of service. I felt unfulfilled, unappreciated and was struggling to decide my next move toward self-actualization. I did not feel like a “real cop.”
  • Are you blooming where you are planted?

    I love to garden and be outside. This Spring, my husband and I decided it was time to start establishing our property and planted over 60 saplings.