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Self-Discipline: The Greatest of Personal Attributes

Self-Discipline: The Greatest of Personal Attributes

“Happiness is dependent on self-discipline.  We are our greatest obstacles to our own happiness.  It is much easier to do battle with society and with others than to fight our own nature.” Dennis Prager I was once asked by a student what it was that had made me successful.  Was it tenacity, courage, integrity, or was […]

Episode #6 With Dr. Chris Dreisbach

Episode #6 With Dr. Chris Dreisbach

Download pdf Version of Dr. Dreisbach’s Constitutional Literacy Book Synopsis: Dr. Christopher Dreisbach is a Program Director and Sr. Lecturer at the John Hopkins University provides a comprehensive view on leadership ethics. Read About Christopher Dreisbach, Ph.D Now in his 40th year as a professor, Chris Dreisbach is Director of the MS in Organizational Leadership […]

Episode #5 With Dr. Sonja Lyubomirsky

Episode #5 With Dr. Sonja Lyubomirsky

Synopsis: Dr. Sonja Lyubomirsky is a Professor at the UC Riverside and the author of “The How of Happiness and The Myths of Happiness” Read About Sonja Lyubomirsky, Ph.D Sonja Lyubomirsky, Ph.D., is Distinguished Professor and Vice Chair of Psychology at the University of California, Riverside. Originally from Russia, she received her A.B., summa cum laude, […]

Episode #4 With Michael Lee Stallard

Episode #4 With Michael Lee Stallard

Synopsis: Michael Lee Stallard is cofounder and president of E Pluribus Partners, a think tank and consulting firm helping organizations increase employee and customer engagement. Read About Michael Lee Stallard Michael is an author, thought leader, speaker and a widely recognized expert on how how effective leaders boost human connection in cultures to improve the […]

Episode # 2 With Captain Michael Abrashoff

Episode # 2 With Captain Michael Abrashoff

Synopsis: Captain Mike Abrashoff discusses team-based leadership while sharing the leadership lessons he gained from the turnaround of the USS Benfold in It’s Your Ship, a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller, with over 800,000 copies sold to date.  He also talks through the current challenges top business executives face building leadership capacities.   […]

Episode # 1 With Dr. Mitch Javidi

Episode # 1 With Dr. Mitch Javidi

Synopsis: Dr. Mitch Javidi provides a historical development of the National Command & Staff College.  The host Lt. Brian Ellis and Dr. Javidi discuss “Deliberate Leaders” aimed at turbocharging leadership capacity, resilience and well-being in the heat of chaos.  He also outlines macro-level strategies for enhancing anti-fragility and psychological hardiness through Commitment, Control, Courage, Perseverance and […]