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Dr. Jay Davis

Oct

4

I met Dr. Jay Davis when he left his job running his accelerator laboratory at Lawrence Livermore (and his occasional stints as a world-roving United Nations nuclear weapons inspector) to come to the Pentagon to … Read More >>

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Bronze Rules on Leadership

Sep

5

Venture capitalists often are the most difficult men and women to be defined. This is true of Bob McCormack, who found time to serve the Reagan and Bush Administrations while he was also helping build … Read More >>

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Admiral Jim Hogg.

Jul

21

Admiral Jim Hogg was the Commander of the Seventh Fleet and then Director of Naval Warfare the two times I worked for him. He also served as the US Representative to the NATO Military Committee. … Read More >>

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Ann Zumwalt Cuppola — Leadership & Risk

Jun

15

If you knew her father, and spend time around Navy citizens, you eventually meet Ann Zumwalt Cuppola. Just as inevitably, you are impressed. She is a chip off both her Mother’s and Father’s blocks. We … Read More >>

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More Leadership & Risk

Jun

9

Ralph Crosby is a West Point graduate with Masters degrees from Harvard and the University of Geneva, Switzerland. He served as an aide to General Colin Powell and the Vice President of the United States … Read More >>

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Leadership & Risk (now next Jan)

May

27

Secretary of Defense William J. Perry was an extraordinary steadying influence for years in many Administrations. I was fortunate to know him in several of his different roles. Dave Oliver had a ringside seat for … Read More >>

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Leadership & Risk

May

15

There were several flag officers that deserved a great deal of credit for shepherded the Navy’s extremely difficult air warfare platform transition following the Vietnam War. There were very publicized development attempts that went awry … Read More >>

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Leadership & Risk — this Fall

May

2

When your life involves the same profession, mutual friends often appear like meandering strands of ivy along a brick wall, sometimes unexpectedly crossing after years of separate growth. I watched Marv Langston defend his doctoral … Read More >>

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Leadership & Risk

Apr

21

Arthur House is currently the Chief Cybersecurity Risk Officer for the State of Connecticut, as well as a fellow Director of a publicly-held company. Art has had an extraordinary career as a regulatory of utility … Read More >>

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“Leadership and Risk” blurb.

Apr

18

In preparation for the publication cycle, I have been requesting comments on my new leadership book. In some cases their comments reflect the reader’s background. Admiral Bill Houley is one such individual. He understands that … Read More >>

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