Commandant’s 2018 Reading List

This year offers opportunities for every component to reinforce a culture of excellence and highlight the importance of leadership at all levels. I reflected on my own Leadership Philosophy and selected books to inspire and challenge you to help lead the Coast Guard through this world of accelerating change.

Leadership Year: Learning Café – Skillsoft

Starting in December, the Office of Leadership will hold virtual Learning Cafes via Adobe Connect every other month on leadership and development opportunities available to the fleet.

Inspire: Ms. June Ledwith

Ms. June Ledwith was selected as the 2017 George R. Putnam (Civilian) Inspirational Leadership Award winner for her outstanding leadership.

Coasties Helping Coasties

Veterans Serve Each Other

Written by Coast Guard Commandant Adm.Paul Zukunft For more than 227 years, the men and women of the United States Coast Guard have served for a cause far greater than themselves. This year is no different. In late August the […]

Leadership Year: Coast Guard Kickoff Event with Dr. Marshall Goldsmith

In an effort to promote leadership growth within the organization, the Coast Guard kicked off the Year of Leadership on Oct. 17, 2017, with three events at Coast Guard Headquarters by world-renowned executive coach and leadership speaker Dr. Marshall Goldsmith.

Inspire: Chief Warrant Officer Robert Holden

Chief Warrant Officer Robert Holden, the 2017 Master Chief Angela M. McShan (Active Duty) Inspirational Leadership Award winner, shares how he incorporates servant leadership into his life and work and how servant leadership has made him an inspirational leader.

Inspire: Chief Petty Officer Roderick Ansley

Chief Petty Officer Roderick Ansley shares what inspires him to be a great leader. Ansley received the 2017 Munro Inspirational Leadership Award winner for his outstanding leadership while assigned to Air Station Elizabeth City.

Be There for Your Shipmates

September marks suicide awareness month. While this campaign lasts just one month every year, suicide awareness does not end on the 30th. Our commitment to each other endures year-round. We support each other in the field, and we support each other at home. If you or someone you know is struggling with one of life’s obstacles, be there for them. Together, we can and will overcome these obstacles.

Inspire: Lt. Kimberly Angel

Lt. Kimberly Angel was selected as the 2017 Witherspoon (Active Duty) Inspirational Leadership Award winner for her outstanding leadership while assigned to the Coast Guard Command, Control, and Communications Engineering Center (C3CEN) in Portsmouth, Virginia.

General Messages Weekly Round-up

All Hands selects several messages to publish in a weekly post to help raise awareness about specific messages and useful information.

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