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Opportunities Have Expiration Dates

by Dr. Burl W. Randolph Jr. The military operates at a breakneck pace for one reason, and one reason only: Opportunities Have Expiration Dates The concept of opportunities having expiration dates is nothing new, I have simply placed the…
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Top Articles of 2017 #1-5

Our countdown of the top Forward Momentum blog posts of 2017 ends here with the Top 5! (If you missed numbers 6 through 10, click here.) These are the articles that garnered the most attention and sparked the liveliest conversation among…
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ICU: How to Resuscitate
Faltering Teams

by Burl W. Randolph Jr. Teams are a way of life in every business, industry, and government in the world, especially the military portion of the defense industry. My experiences with teams involved formation, operation, observation, evaluation,…
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A Mentor's Mindset:
It's All About the Relationship

by Burl W. Randolph Jr. Mentoring is a much talked about topic for leadership development, but I am uncertain how it is understood. I have heard people say that “Everyone is my mentor” or “I mentor everyone”, both of which are misnomers. To…
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Balance: A Leader’s Lament

By Burl W. Randolph Jr. Every leader laments or grieves over balance. With so much to do, and so little time, "How do I balance home, work, school (in some cases), and community service?" "How do I get, and keep, my sense of balance?" One…
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Pressure: What Keeps Most
Eggs from Cracking?

By Burl W. Randolph Jr. I would imagine that everyone has bought eggs, right? Catchy intro, huh? Anyway, there are many clichés and metaphors referring to ‘cracking’ eggs to achieve a goal, or related to succumbing to pressure. Pressure…