Courageous Followership Blog

Tortured Souls

In the May/June issue of Foreign Affairs magazine, Army Major General (Retired) Antonio Taguba and Marine Lt Colonel (Retired) Scott Cooper review two memoirs about torture that the authors of the memoirs participated in...

COURAGE TO TAKE AN ETHICAL STANCE

The fifth “courage” in The Courageous Follower model is the courage to take an ethical stance. One of the more significant ways of taking an ethical stance is tendering one’s resignation to avoid colluding...

ONLY FOOLS…..

Star Trek Next Generation fans know that Lieutenant Worf is a Klingon, a race of fierce warriors. Wesley Crusher was a young ensign who aspires to be accepted into Star Fleet Academy. He is...

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES SIT IN

We are in a topsy turvy situation when our elected representatives, who are inside the establishment, must resort to civil disobedience, a tool traditionally used by those outside the establishment, in order to have...