Leadership and Ethics

Leadership & Ethics

I’ve Made It Through The First Few Months As An OC – What Do I Do Now? Tips for Company Commanders

Talking from the viewpoint of a former Commanding Officer, Nathan Pierpoint has some advice for new sub-unit commanders.

By Nathan Pierpoint

Leadership & Ethics

Leadership lessons observed by a contemporary role model - General Peter Cosgrove AK, MC

"Good communication skills and empathy is essential for any leader who wishes to understand their subordinates." In today's long read, Matt Ryan examines the life of GEN Peter Cosgrove AK, MC to see...

By Matt Ryan

Leadership & Ethics

Learning from our Mistakes: Tolerating Failure versus Allowing Failure

How do we empower our people to learn from their mistakes? In this article, Darren Murch looks at value of allowing failure to create learning outcomes.

By Darren Murch OAM

Leadership & Ethics

Connecting Good Soldiering and Mission Command

In this post, MAJGEN Chris Field connects Good Soldiering and mission command with the daily purpose, habits, thinking and actions of our people as they operate in teams as partners, followers and...

By Chris Field

Leadership & Ethics

Are you an Actively Supporting Supervisor?

Lyndsay Freeman provides advice to ADF Supervisors on how to actively support their members serving on Flexible Work Arrangements as well as those with families and other dependants - advice that she...

By Lyndsay Freeman

Leadership & Ethics

Report: Unlocking Soldier Morale - A Leadership Challenge in an Infantry Company

This honest and reflective report by Mick Young on morale in his Infantry Company is a must read for all leaders, regardless of their rank or Corps.

By Mick Young

Leadership & Ethics

My Spectrum of Discomfort: A Personal Perspective on a Sense of Belonging

2019 Staff Pick: This article was chosen by the Director of Army Education as her favourite article for 2019.

By Nick Wilson

Leadership & Ethics

On Personal and Professional Potential

After examining the Chief of Army's three key documents, the Commander of Forces Command gives us three ideas on how leaders can enable Army's personnel to reach their personal and professional...

By Chris Field

Leadership & Ethics

Own Your Enterprise

'Having a meaningful impact that promotes service of others before self, being a life-long learner and improving the organisation requires more than adherence to organisational standards and...

By Darren Murch OAM

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