Saturday, December 5, 2020
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Smile! The PSC Officer is Here…
In a timely email, we just received some guidance from our company office about dealing with port state control (PSC) officers. Having just left a port where we fully expected...
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
By Captain George Livingstone – The longer my career goes (nearing 40 years), the faster the world changes around me. It would not be earth shattering to note that prior generations...
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Leadership On The High Seas, A Book Review
A search for leadership books on Amazon yields over 100,000 results and there is no shortage of Naval Leadership books (including a few excellent ones) but the commercial maritime domain is...
Friday, May 20, 2016
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
U.S. Navy Command Triad Fired
In a rare move, US Fleet Forces Command announced the firing of the entire command leadership of the guided missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG-96). The ship is currently...
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
9 Ways to Get Along With Your Boss
Work always seems more energized after the summer. So it is a great time to establish a terrific relationship with your boss. Your boss wants to have a good relationship...
Monday, April 21, 2014
What Does Elite Look Like?
When was the last time you pushed yourself past failure? How will you react to the next challenge you encounter? In the above video, former U.S. Navy SEAL officer Clint...
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
A Call For Courage, Leadership, and Action
By LCDR W.T. Door With the recent spate of firings and misbehaving at the upper echelons of the United States’ military leadership spectrum, senior leaders and defense analysts alike are...
Monday, March 26, 2012
Friday, December 16, 2011
A Failure of Leadership
By Clay Maitland Shipping, it is often said, is a house of many mansions. It is characterized by different qualities, and varies according to the nationality of the ships themselves,...
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Monday, October 4, 2010
Effecting Change in the Workplace
How many of you are completely happy with your job? Or, happy with the way your company operates? Or even the relationships you have with your coworkers? Have you ever...
Monday, July 19, 2010
Friday, October 2, 2009
Mario Vittone – On Training
gCaptain contributor and Weekly Leader Podcaster USCG Chief Warrant Officer Mario Vittone, recently delivered the closing keynote at the USCG’s Human Performance Technology Workshop. The speech is both entertaining and useful...
Thursday, April 3, 2008
Conduct Unbecoming 15
USCG Capt. Elmo Alexander in better days. Reading like a chapter from Herman Wouk’s 1951 novel The Caine Mutiny the commander of Coast Guard Cutter Midgett has been relieved of...