The Dement Desiderata Blog

Gravely Considered Eloquently Proposed

Get beyond the agony of news thrown at you each day. Rest your soul knowing we have reached the most comfortable period of time in the continuum of our human race. There's nothing new here. Our forebears dealt with the same dilemma you and I contemplate each day. Do...

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Building Insurmountable Intangible Success

Building Insurmountable Intangible Success

Teams, Coalitions, Federations, etc are required to win in a complex world. Make no mistake, this is exactly what the US and our allies have been doing since 9-11. Three years ago I was in the Red Sea on an Italian ship exchanging professional opinions on what it...

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The Goaded Society

The Goaded Society

The Goaded Society: Why is there so much fervor in our society today? Where is it coming from? Why does our society seem to be so easily goaded these days? How should we as a people behave, respond and act positively in this storm? These questions formed the base for...

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Cyber, Land, Air, Sea and Space Warfare (CLASS-W)

Cyber, Land, Air, Sea and Space Warfare (CLASS-W)

Cyber, Land, Air, Sea and Space Warfare (CLASS-W) "… then the Bolder and Stronger Peoples Will Pass Us By and Win For Themselves the Domination of the World”—TR Roosevelt- The Strenuous Life 1899 What’s all this nonsense about winning in a complex world about? I’m not...

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SWOT, Futuring & Pressing Thru The VUCA Environment

SWOT, Futuring & Pressing Thru The VUCA Environment

On Tuesday the 10th of January 2017, The Adjutant General (TAG) Leader Development Program commenced on Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio Texas. Colonels Greg Chaney and Marcos Santillan kicked off the week long session with discourse surrounding Executive...

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Your Turn at Bat

Your Turn at Bat

Addressing and facilitating The Adjutant General's Leadership Development Seminar today was a great honor. The Majors, Lieutenant Colonels, Sergeant's Majors and Civilians from the Army, Air and Executive Director departments are cut from the finest cloth in our state...

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Simplicity

The best moments in life are usually sweet & simple. They're rarely complex & chaotic. Strive for simplicity and discover peace.

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