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// by Homeland Security Today

Exclusive Virtual Book Launch: Breaking Ice & Breaking Glass: Leading in Uncharted Waters

Join us on June 1st at 2 p.m. EST for an exclusive virtual book launch with Vice Admiral Sandra Stosz, the author of Breaking Ice and Breaking Glass: Leading in Uncharted Waters, who draws upon 40 years of extensive leadership experience and wisdom to provide tools that will help leaders navigate complexity to reach their goals and succeed at every level. Keep Reading

// by Sandra L. Stosz

Leading with Character: Mentoring

Leaders at all levels can serve as mentors. Contrary to what many may think, mentoring isn’t limited to the conventional senior-to-junior relationships. Peer-to-peer mentoring is powerful and indicative of healthy respect between co-workers. Keep Reading

// by Sandra L. Stosz

Leading with Character: Be an Ally

Since I was the first woman to captain a ship of any type on the Great Lakes, my assignment generated considerable media interest and speculation about the ability of a woman to command a ship in a male-dominated merchant marine industry. Keep Reading

// by Sandra L. Stosz

Leading with Character: Devotion to Duty

Petty Officer Munro was awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously for heroism during World War II. Unbeknownst to many, the Coast Guard participated across the Pacific and Atlantic theaters, from the shores of Guadalcanal to the beaches of Normandy. Keep Reading

// by Sandra L. Stosz

Leading with Character: Honor

A model example of an executive who raised expectations for workplace conduct is Australian Army General David Morrison: “The standard you walk past is the standard you accept.” Keep Reading

// by Sandra L. Stosz

Leading with Character: Core Values

Although the constant failure had tested my resolve, it taught me a valuable lesson in humility. Hard work and perseverance helped me develop the confidence, tempered by the humility of prior failure, that I would later need to succeed at the Coast Guard Academy. Keep Reading

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