Starfleet Leadership Academy

Nov. 1, 2021

Achieving Success

  In modern culture, success is a driving force for many. Success personally, in health and relationships. Success professionally, in projects and achievements. Success is an admirable goal. But let’s face it, it’s kind of vague. W…

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  What does it take to develop as a leader? What are the signs that you, or someone you’re mentoring, are growing in their skills? Can you identify the markers of a leader who is ready to move on to their next challenge? Today’s …

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The Cutting-Edge Leadership Development Podcast Outlines Tangible Leadership Skills Through the Lens of Star Trek   (PORTLAND, OR) - The wonderful thing about film and television is that they often tell a much greater story than the plot. Mov…

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Oct. 18, 2021

Open Communication

  Quality communication is the foundation of all good relationships. I don’t have to tell you that. But what quality communication entails, specifically in the workplace, may be more elusive. Let’s explore some practical ideas on…

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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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