No one ever proclaimed, “I want to claw my way up to Brigade Staff!” Instead, staff time is usually viewed as the trough in the career…a holding pattern…the purgatory before one’s time in the spotlight. But as with anything, it is what you make of it. Those who are shortsighted will miss the fact that staff time is opportunity to make an impact. Staff members hold no command authority, but they are leaders nonetheless.
Below are some posts that will help you make the most of your staff time…for yourself and for those you lead.
12 Tips for Showing Leadership During Your Staff Time
7 Ways to Fail as a Staff Officer
Lessons for Delegation and Authority
Stop Creating Confusion and Start Providing Answers
6 Reasons Staff Officers Should “Surge on the Problem”
Advice for the Starving Staff Artist
This is #Slack…and Here’s How Your Unit Can Use It
10 Microsoft Excel Shortcuts to Make Your Life Easier
11 Keyboard Shortcuts You Must Learn
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