At some point, we need to provide a resume.

During our time in the Army and Special Forces we did not need a resume.  We looked at each other’s uniforms and were able to tell quite a bit about our teammates.  If we were being considered for a promotion or assignment, they looked at our records, records briefs, and evaluations.  It was quite simpleContinue reading “At some point, we need to provide a resume.”

It’s not what’s important to you, it’s what’s important to them.

As we look through our careers, we all have moments that are special.  Most likely they are specific missions that we were privileged to conduct, the people we worked with or some significant accomplishments.  Maybe it was a time that we survived an ambush or cheated death in another way. These would be the highlights ofContinue reading “It’s not what’s important to you, it’s what’s important to them.”

Here are some HARD skills for thought.

First, recognizing that we have a capability gap and admitting to ourselves that we need to do something about, let’s explore some options.  We can choose to be frustrated or held back by it, or we can embrace it. I’m going to list some options that I have found recently and a little about them, inContinue reading “Here are some HARD skills for thought.”