Leadership Lessons from the Marine Corps

Angie leaning against a wall in her military uniform

“We’re going to break it down, Barney Style.”  This was what our Marine Corps instructors would say when the School of Hard Knox was in session. And, like the adorable purple dinosaur teaching toddlers step-by-step lessons, our instructors would painstakingly review easy-to-implement guidance on a range of skills, like: Yes, that last one!! Leadership can seem … Read more

How to Be a President

Angie Witkowski speaking at an event on stage

I spent a few moments reflecting on what it’d be like to be the President of the United States and being, arguably, the most powerful person in the world. It wasn’t intoxicating, I promise you. I was in awe of the responsibility. I thought about… –   The intelligent people I’d want surrounding me to shore up … Read more

Why Self-Awareness is Important in Leadership Development

Magnifying glass held up to someone's face. Why Self-Awareness is Important in Leadership Development

My parents invested thousands of dollars in dance lessons for my sister and I growing up. When I try to dance to Single Ladies by Beyonce in the kitchen I can’t help but think that was money well spent.  Anyway …  One dance recital we had in high school, my team and I performed to … Read more