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Leadership lessons from a former Special Operations commander

June 15, 2012

Admiral Eric Olson–credited with developing the specialized forces that have accomplished some of the most notable military operations of the last decade–knows better than anyone how to get the most out of a team in moments of crisis. In this short post on, Olson shares the leadership lessons that he has learned along the way and how technology has changed the face of society:

To many people, Sept. 11, 2001, was the day the world changed. To Adm. Eric Olson, former commander of the U.S. Special Operations Command, it was just the latest chapter in a long story. The world, he said, “had in fact been changing for some time.” Read full post >>

On October 10, it will be our great pleasure and honor to welcome Admiral Eric Olson on the Thought Leader Series. Admiral Eric Olson will present on Team Building and Leadership in the 21st Century.

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