The feelings of renewal we get from taking a break generally dissipate quickly upon returning to a reality for which we are not adequately prepared to cope.
Referencing a Harvard Business Review blog post about taking "stress-free vacations" In a Harvard Business Review discussion, a blogger asks "Do you come back from vacation recharged?" Following is my response:
This Wall Street Journal broadcast emphasizes the mission of higher education with military personnel. In short: Facilitate transition to civilian life, strengthen resilience, influence mission readiness.
Military skills are valuable to civilian employers. But retired Army Colonel Garland Williams tells MarketWatch Radio's Adrienne Mitchell vets need to learn how to communicate those skills to prospective employers. Click the link below for the podcast:
Platitudes that assert leadership and management are diametrically opposed concepts promote an inaccurate stereotype that tarnishes understanding of both while diminishing the potential effectiveness of those who adopt the axiom as a guiding philosophy.
This is an excerpt from "Leadership Perspectives" an unpublished paper by Brent Duncan.