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Category: National Security

The Qatari Two Month Milestone

So it has been two months already. Month two flew by. I am still in Qatar, still doing well. Still trying new things. Work has been good. I am working with an Army team. My past military experience has been a great way to connect. I talk to the senior leaders about shared experiences in […]

What I’m Reading: March 2018 – Strategy, International Order, Information Conflict, Marketing, the Dark Web, and Baseball

Here are the articles I found most interesting in March 2018: Two Worlds of Strategy – The Strategy Bridge, 3/6/2018 This was my favorite article of the month. Dr. Mike Hennelly discusses a phenomenon I noticed when I started work on my MBA – that military strategy and business strategy are very similar. Both work […]

What I’m Reading: February 2018 – Disruption, Innovation, Information Conflict, Comedy, Sweat Equity, and Influencers

Here are a few articles I found interesting in February 2018: The New Digital Mandate: Cultivate Dissatisfaction – MIT Sloan Management Review, 2/16/2018 A good article on organizational behavior and how to rightly change organizations. While the wrong kind of dissatisfaction can be toxic, a willingness to tinker for the better can make companies far […]

What I am reading – January 2018: Organizational Innovation, Strategy, Media, Information War, and Cyber Security

Sorry this is way late, I was traveling internationally. But here are a bunch of articles I found interesting in January 2018: The boss knows everything: Why some local cultures make organization more innovative – PopAnth.com, 12/10/2017 Let’s start with a great article on organizational behavior. This article discusses how employees in some companies wait […]

A New Adventure Begins

Today I leave for six months in Qatar. Another overseas adventure. This adventure shouldn’t be as stressful environmentally as my positions in Afghanistan or Bosnia, but it will still be six months away from family, friends, and home. I’ve known about this trip for about two months. In early December 2017, I was hired for […]

What I am Reading: December 2017 – Innovation, Improv, Media, Cyber Conflict, Urban Conflict, and Post-Conflict Growth

Here are the articles I find most interesting in December 2017: Great Ideas Are Getting Harder to Find – 12/20/2017, MIT Sloan Management Review According to Nicholas Bloom, Chad Jones, John Van Reenen, and Michael Webb warn about a decline in research advancements in the US. They write “U.S. research efforts are rising substantially while […]

What I am reading: October 2017 – Hybrid War, Conflict Theory, Information War, Cyber War, and Old School Hip Hop

Here are articles I found most interesting for the month of October. The Poet Laureate of Hybrid War – ForeignPolicy.com, 10/26/2017 This article is a review of a new book on the Ukrainian war against Russia. Like other first-person books, according to the article, Pawel Pieniazek doesn’t hold punches on the reality of war, giving […]

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