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Chris Greca - Leadership Chats No 2

Chris Greca, the former Command Sergeant Major of Central Command, sat down with me to discuss leadership at all levels. Check out the second of three videos with Chris in our Leadership Chats. You can find Chris at 5thprinciple.net #leadership #leadershipmatters Spartan 36 Solutions - spartan36solutions.com 5th Principle, LLC - 5thprinciple.net

Chris Greca - Leadership Chats No. 1

Chris Greca was one of the most senior enlisted leaders in the Department of Defense. After decades in uniform, he started the 5th Principle, LLC to continue his service and leadership of others. Chris sat down with me to discuss some of what he has learned about leadership along the way. Check out the first of three videos with Chris in our Leadership Chats. #leadership #leadershipmatters https://youtu.be/jclXJiUaxw4 Spartan 36 Solutions - spartan36solutions.com 5th Principl

Jill Brown - Leadership Chats

Jill Brown was a leadership major at West Point and has led soldiers in Korea, Iraq, and in multiple industries across the United States. Check out our Leadership Chats as Jill discusses some of her experiences and the lessons she has learned along the way. Because Leadership Matters! #leadership #leadershipmatters

Leadership Chats with Ross Dickman part 3

How do leaders continue their development? And, what advice does an established leader have for the next generation of leaders? Hear Ross Dickman answer these questions and more in our third and final Leadership Chat with Ross. Because Leadership Matters! #leadership #leadershipmatters

Leadership Chats with Ross Dickman part 2

Have you ever wondered what it is like to be an Army Aviation Officer or to lead soldiers in Iraq? Check out our second of three videos with Ross Dickman where he discusses leadership in the Army. Because Leadership Matters! #leadership #leadershipmatters

Initiative

Recently, we have been discussing the Spartan 36 Solutions Leadership Principles: Competence, Initiative, Purpose, and Integrity. These principles make up the foundation of good leadership and serve as a leader’s guidepost. This week, we will take a more in-depth look at the second Spartan 36 Solutions Leadership Principle, initiative. "In case of doubt, attack." - General George S. Patton. Initiative is the single most differentiating factor of greatness. We rarely celebrate

Competence

We recently introduced you to the Spartan 36 Solutions Leadership Principles: Competence, Initiative, Purpose, and Integrity. These principles make up the foundation of good leadership and serve as a leader’s guidepost. This week, we will take a more in-depth look at the first Spartan 36 Solutions Leadership Principle, competence. In our post Competence and Character we had this to say about competence: Competence is the ability to accomplish a task. Wherever you are leading

Competence and Character

“Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without strategy.” –GEN Norman Schwarzkopf General Norman Schwarzkopf, the man who led the defeat of the world’s fourth largest army in 100 hours in 1991, said that leaders need to be competent and they need to have character. It sounds simple but what does he mean? It seems that there is an endless list of leadership competencies and traits published by all types of organizati

Spartan 36 Solutions Leadership Principles – Part 2

Last week we introduced the first half of the Spartan 36 Solutions Leadership Principles: Competence and Initiative. Competence, which is the ability to accomplish a task or to meet your organizational expectations, was modeled by the Roman General Agrippa, who used his exceptional competence and generalship in order to help establish Caesar Augustus as the first Roman Emperor. General George S. Patton showed us that initiative is the greatest differentiating factor of greatn

Spartan 36 Solutions Leadership Principles – Part 1

At Spartan 36 Solutions we believe that leadership is based on four fundamental truths. These truths, what we call the Spartan 36 Leadership Principles, make up the foundation of a good leader. Their presence can be found in all of history’s great leaders. Conversely, many of history’s leadership failures can be attributed to an absence of one or more of these principles. Every organization has their own key leadership traits, leadership principles, leader attributes, etc… Ea

Because Leadership Matters

Why Spartan 36 Solutions? Because Leadership Matters. Leadership is one of the few attributes where the teachings span across industry, profession, and even history. Business leaders today are required to make decisions quickly with incomplete and even conflicting information. Leaders throughout history have been asked to make difficult decisions, often life or death decisions, while surrounded by uncertainty. Today’s leaders can extract lessons from 480 BC when King Leonida