I’ll start this blog post by spoiling the ending. When we left Fort Knox, we didn’t find the gold, but a few ticks found us. Now let’s unravel how we got there. On May 23 at 0900—that’s Army-speak for 9 … Continued
Think you’re the smartest in the room?
There was a point during our leadership training course at Fort Knox when I started questioning most of the decisions I’d made in my life. My teammate was in front of me, leaning back and desperately attempting to drop a … Continued
If at first you don’t succeed, scan your terrain and try again!
The army, not surprisingly, has a system in place when it comes to leading troops. It is an eight-step process called Troop Leading Procedure which spans from first receiving the order to refining the finished plan. Each step is vitally … Continued
Ignite Louisville Stories: De Oppresso Liber
It was a leadership training session like many others, except that it wasn’t. Over the normal din of an open warehouse space, the presentation being given had to be vocalized over the constant and disquieting staccato of simulated gunfire, shouting, … Continued
Hooah: Ignite edition
Leadership Louisville took us “outside our comfort zones” by providing a team-building retreat at Fort Knox. We did not know what to expect—would this be ropes courses, trust falls, and getting dirty? Would we be yelled at to help us … Continued