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Life and Leadership Lessons I Learned In The Military: “Be open to any ideas from any source; Your role as the leader is not to be the source of all ideas but be the cultivator of an environment where people are safe and can develop ideas.” with Dr. Kent Bradley and Marco Dehry

Be open to any ideas from any source. Your role as the leader is not to be the source of all ideas but be the cultivator of an environment where people are safe and can develop ideas. (again — I have many examples of this in my career. People may think that the Army is a very strict hierarchy where it is all about rank. That is far from the truth. It was very common to have vigorous debate on issues in a staff meeting. The difference is that once a decision is made we knew how to close ranks and all support the decision. If there is a point of distinction when I compare it to the corporate world, it would be that the process did not require 100% consensus but rather a process that allowed all to have a say and then a keen understanding that in most situations there may not be a right answer, but the best answer based on an assessment of the tradeoffs.)

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