Leadership Lessons from the United States Naval Academy – Staying Informed of Current Events

StrategyDriven Leadership Lessons from the United States Naval Academy ArticleOrganizations operate within the context of their environment; the military being no different than civilian businesses. During their plebe (freshman) year at the United States Naval Academy, midshipmen are required to read two news and one sports page article each day in order to remain up-to-date on those current events impacting our nation and its military. Plebes are tested on their news selections and overall knowledge by upper classmen to ensure they are both conversant and understand the importance of the newsworthy events. Thus, plebes have impressed upon them the value of remaining aware of current events.


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is a StrategyDriven Principal and Class of 1992 graduate from the United States Naval Academy. For over twenty years, he has served as trusted advisor to executives and managers at dozens of Fortune 500 and smaller companies in the areas of management effectiveness, organizational development, and process improvement. To read Nathan’s complete biography, click here.

Leadership Lessons from the United States Naval Academy – Providing Effective Performance Feedback

StrategyDriven Leadership Lessons from the United States Naval AcademyMidshipman receive feedback numerous times a day during almost every activity in which they are involved. This feedback is intended to strengthen their performance and character; preparing them for the extreme challenges of leadership in combat and other high-risk situations.


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Leadership Lessons from the United States Naval Academy – Don’t Bilge Your Teammates

StrategyDriven Leadership Lessons from the United States Naval AcademyBilge (n): nonsense; worthless and vain matter
Bilge (v): to damage, to fail or expel a student

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Effective teamwork demands that each team member value and respect the others with whom they are working. Nothing diminishes this more than when one team member openly attacks or in some way seeks to diminish the value and respect of another.


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Leadership Lessons from the United States Naval Academy – Human Connection

StrategyDriven Leadership Lessons from the United States Naval Academy“The sweetest sound to anyone’s ears is the sounds of his own name.”

Robert C. Lee (1888 – 1971)
Rear Admiral, United States Navy

From their first days as Plebes (freshman) at the United States Naval Academy, midshipman are taught that all people are social creatures who need to connect with others; to be valued and respected. They learn that unstoppable teams are first created through knowledge, value, and respect for each other.


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Leadership Lessons from the United States Naval Academy – Make the Decision Your Own

StrategyDriven Professional Leadership Lessons from the United States Naval AcademyNations entrust their military personnel with the responsibility of providing for the national defense and securing the rights and liberties of their people. This goal places many who serve in harms way, whether during peacetime or when at war.


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