Common Sense


From the Air Force Times:

Unfortunately what was reported in the article has happened before in all the military branches. Leadership is a privilege and a responsibility. For someone like this Lt.Col to misuse that position is a disgrace to the Air Force.

There are several lessons learned from this incident:

  • The group commander took appropriate action
  • There is a serious question why this person was even selected for command
  • There is the question of why this person was promoted to 0-5
  • Some where along the line….the common sense test was overlooked

The bottom line: Any business/organization has to find the right people (Jim Collins – get the right people on the right bus going in the same direction). Don’t settle for anything less.


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