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"You can’t grow your team until you grow yourself!"

Engaged Leader

An individual that is fully engaged in the organization and is a consummate team player. This person is disciplined and intently looks to support the team and grow personally. Typically an engaged leader is reliant, seeks direction, is a faithful follower, as well as distinctly pursues progression both personally and professionally.

Character Development

This is the continuous development of an inner disposition and aspiration for excellence in service to something greater than oneself that exhibits itself through purposeful, principled and disciplined dedication to outward actions that embody the highest ideals expressed in the Navy ethic and core values.

Cognitive Development

This is learning that supports leaders to be inclusive at all levels, to be engaged and push beyond best practices. Cognitive development transforms our worldview, our mindset, as well as our ego and self-concept. This development supports movement from rigid beliefs and conformity to comfort with ambiguity allowing for adaptive and creative solutions.

Technical Leader Development

Growth and development that entails adding knowledge, skills, and capabilities to support practical aspects of performance management. This growth has aspects of traditional learning which means it is informative yet it also looks to stretch one’s range of capability and awareness for improving organizational functionality.


Character Development

  • Fosters ethical behavior and Navy Core Values in others.
  • Deep personal character and optimism.
  • Anticipates requirements and acts independently.
  • Fosters loyalty up and down chain of command.
  • Commitment
  • Self-aware and reflective.
  • Authentic and vulnerable.
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Cognitive Development

  • Socialized mind.
  • Emotional intelligence.
  • Interpersonal skills.
  • Develops others.
  • Critical thinking and problem solving.
  • Creative thinking.
  • Initiative.
  • Growth mindset.
  • Comfortable with change.
  • Resilient.
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Technical Development

  • Adaptive leader
  • Team builder.
  • Effective written and oral communication
  • Time management.
  • Action oriented.
  • Decision quality.
  • Leads results.
  • Tech savvy.
  • Makes tacit explicit.
  • Plans and aligns.
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