Dr D lecturing in front of a powerpoint slide that says what are you prepared to live for?

The Importance of Courageous Followership

IN A WORLD OF TOO MUCH LEADERSHIP WE ARE ALL FOLLOWERS In today’s world, it’s easy to focus on the importance of leadership. But what about courageous followership? Followership is an integral part of any successful team or organization, and in a world of too much leadership, understanding how to be an effective and courageous …

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“You can’t pick cherries with your back to the tree”

A Lesson on Leadership and Teamwork I had the pleasure of presenting to another group of amazing young warriors this past week. This time I got to discuss leadership and shlichut (acting as an emissary) with two teams from Duvdevan (Cherries) at the Commando Training Facility and School. These young men are about to face …

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Worth the Pain

I was asked by my Casualty Officer, Noa, if I would be willing to give another talk to some officers. This time it would be to a group of officers like her. Young women who take responsibility for wounded soldiers as well as the families of those soldiers who fall during their service. I jumped, …

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Spillover Happens

How will you respond? Let’s discuss spillover for a moment. You’ve heard about work-life balance, right? Well, part of that concept rests on Spillover theory, which argues that these microsystems can and do impact each other – for good and for bad. One of the roles of leadership is recognizing when spillover is negatively impacting …

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