Thursday, May 28, 2020
“We no longer take the time to discriminate between opinion, fact, and falsehood. We accept experiential narrative as truth.”
– Col. Todd A. Schmidt, Ph.D –
The quest for truth is one of your paramount responsibilities as a leader. Leadership springs from truth because without truth there is no bedrock upon which to build character and base trust… and trust is the root of all meaningful relationships. The military understands that truth is not an abstract concept and you should too, so Click here for the article Moral Leadership in Complex Strategic Environments. Then, the next time someone attempts to sacrifice truth on the altar of belief, opinion or anecdote, push back because there’s more at stake than mere ideas.
Stay safe. Stay healthy. Be strong. Lead well.