Courses Never Taught Me Anything!

“A precocious boy – a student at the University of the Witwatersrand by the time he was 15 – and bullied for it, reading was his connection to the wider world. Courses, he said, never taught him anything. The way to learn was to get a book that told you how to do things, and… Read More

Advertisements
Advertisements

Leader & Follower: Identity& Leadership in the Royal Marines

Research Paper Title I follow, therefore I lead: A longitudinal study of leader and follower identity and leadership in the marines. Background It is acknowledged that identity plays an important role in a person’s leadership development. To date, however, there has been little consideration of the possibility – suggested by the social identity perspective –… Read More

Military-Connected Students Go to the University of Chicago

Obviously, every university wants only the most brilliant and gifted students to join its community. That is why the application process consists of many stages and includes some time-consuming and difficult assignments. The University of Chicago is not an exception. With an acceptance rate of 7.2%, it seems challenging to enrol there. All the applicants… Read More

5 Tips for Veterans to Succeed in College

For a stouthearted veteran whose epic military experiences can serve as inspiration for a big-budget blockbuster, entering the serene environment of academic life can be even more disturbing than blazing away in the eye of ensuing havoc. Indeed, the college habitat, where students focus on the run-of-the-mill monologue of a stuck-up professor or spend their… Read More

What is the Centre for Army Leadership?

1.0 Introduction This article provides an overview of the British Army’s Centre for Army Leadership (CAL). It has a combined military and academic team of leadership theorists and practitioners, and its mission is to maintain leadership excellence across the British Army and keep it at the forefront of leadership thinking. 2.0 What is the Centre… Read More

The Best Ways to Memorise New Information for Students

College students today deal with many problems: essay writing, plagiarism, lack of time, the overabundance of homework, or exams just to name a few. However, although one can say anything about how difficult it is to write all the assignments you are given, education has always been and still is primarily about learning and memorising… Read More

3 Common Mistakes Leaders Make Investing Their Energy

There are three common mistakes that leaders can make when investing their leadership capital, which hurt both their efficiency and their effectiveness. 1. Taking the ‘Peanut Butter’ Approach The peanut butter approach is when a leader spreads their time evenly among all their employees, like spreading peanut butter evenly on a piece of bread. And,… Read More