Starfleet Leadership Academy

The term "balance" implies that there are opposing forces in play, each trying to pull in opposite directions.   In this case, those forces are namely, well, your workplace (virtual or real) and your personal life.   Now, if you don'…

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I’m going to be honest. Today’s episode is...well...well, it's terrible. The Alternative Factor, Season 1, Episode 20 of the original Star Trek series is ranked among the worst of all Star Trek episodes by several sites and publications …

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I love podcasts! Would you have ever guessed that about me? A few years ago, when I just started entertaining the idea of creating a podcast, I received some incredible advice: “Listen to other podcasts.”    This did two thin…

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I am so excited to be bringing this episode to the blog today! It is one of my all-time favorites because it is basically perfect. Star Trek Deep Space 9, Trials and Tribble-ations is fun, light-hearted, and nostalgic but not aggressively so. It was…

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Living in a world where we are constantly comparing ourselves to others, can have the sad result of us losing ourselves while trying to be more like everyone we see on social media.   To be your authentic self, you have to be fully aware of …

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Why Leadership is Not Just About Being in Front of the Ship There is no ‘perfect’ leader. There are many different techniques out there on how you can be a good leader. Foundations of a great leader start with a strong level of emotiona…

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Masterful Management   If you’re reading this blog, I will go ahead and assume you want to be a leader or you are a leader. And not just any leader, but a great leader. If this is true, you will likely find yourself in a management po…

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Today we are examining episodes 1 and 2 of the premier of Discovery - The Vulcan Hello AND Battle at the Binary Stars. We see two leaders rise to the forefront through this amazing opening conflict that could not be more different. Different in styl…

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You're a good leader. You’re established in your role. You've been honing your skills for a while. Every day you work hard to guide your team. Things are good. But could they be great? Today I want to ask the question, “How can we move…

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Captain Kathryn Janeway's leadership style in Star Trek Voyager was a perfect example of some of the best qualities a leader can have. She never gave up on her crew, and she always put their needs first. She was intelligent, strong-willed, and co…

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