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Leadership Traits of Ulysses S. Grant

By Thayer Leadership, Thursday, July 22, 2021
Ulysses S. Grant is one of the greatest American leaders to emerge from West Point. General of the Union Army, two-term President, and best-selling author. How did this common, ordinary man achieve such extraordinary things? Read More +

Independence Day 2021

By Dan Rice, MS. Ed., Thursday, July 01, 2021
This holiday weekend, we will celebrate the 245th anniversary since our Founding Fathers bravely declared independence from Great Britain and the monarchy of King George III. Throughout the course of American history, we have had 245 Independence Day celebrations. Many were key milestones for their generation at the time. For us, this 4th of July is one of those incredibly meaningful and memorable milestones. Each of you, working out of your homes, have led your teams through COVID. Now, at last, it is time for you to celebrate, to be free again, and to regain your independence. Read More +

Overcoming In-Person Training Capacity Constraints in 2021

By Dan Rice, MS. Ed. and Allison Forbes Capozza, Wednesday, March 17, 2021
The U.S. economy suffered an unprecedented and sudden shock in March 2020, unlike anything any of us had experienced in our lifetime. Likewise, the restarting of the economy this year will be unique, although it should not come as a shock, like the shutdown did. Because it should be more predictable, training and event planners can start making educated assumptions as they prepare to execute in-person training again. With the entire economy having essentially paused, restarting it will likely cause capacity limits in many areas that are key to in-person training, such as hotels, flights, facilitators, conference venues and other areas with limited capacity — particularly premium locations and brands. Training professionals should start thinking about these limits and their training implications for the second half of 2021. Read More +

Additional Posts

Creating, Sharing, and Living A Leadership Philosophy

By Brigadier General (Retired) Becky Halstead and Brigadier General (Retired) Maureen LeBoeuf, Ed.D., Monday, March 01, 2021   Read More +

Reflection: Black History Month

By Dan Rice, Wednesday, February 24, 2021   Read More +

Lessons Learned Leading Through Pandemics

By Major General (Retired) Bryan Watson, Tuesday, February 16, 2021   Read More +

Leading Through VUCA: CEO Focus on Culture

By Brigadier General (Retired) Barney Forsythe, Ph.D., Karen Kuhla McClone, Ph.D., and Dan Rice, Thursday, January 21, 2021   Read More +

VUCA Leadership: A Guide to Surviving and Thriving in Chaotic Times

By Brigadier General (Retired) Barney Forsythe, Ph.D., Karen Kuhla McClone, Ph.D., and Dan Rice, Tuesday, January 19, 2021   Read More +