Category Archives: Leadership

Simon Sinek on Leadership

…we also model it through our leadership principles of Primus Inter Pares (first among equals) and “BE-KNOW-DO” which emphasizes character, skill mastery and an urgent sense of engagement… Continue reading

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Advancement Done Right

Although the various methods of scouting are equally important and equally vital to a balanced and well run program, some capture more attention than others. The Patrol Leadership Council has an opportunity to work with the adult leaders and the … Continue reading

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Younger Eagle Scouts

Periodically, there is a news story about a 12 or 13 year old Scout who completes the requirements for their Eagle Scout Award.  Typically, this news item is followed by a brief period of passionate discussion on various Scouting forums … Continue reading

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Letter to Yourself

Originally posted on Trail Life Troop 113:
Trailmen, I read a blog post today that was very interesting and might prove to be a good personal growth exercise. The original blog post is titled “A letter to my 22 year old…

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What’s Your Vision?

Originally posted on Trail Life Troop 113:
Robert Lewis, author of “Quest for Authentic Manhood” and “Raising a Modern-Day Knight: A Father’s Role in Guiding His Son to Authentic Manhood” has been quoted as saying: “What hurts men the most is…

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Transitioning from Boyhood to Manhood

Originally posted on Trail Life Troop 113:
Recently a post on facebook asked “When (how) does a boy become a man?”  Additionally, the poster asked men to contribute their recollections of their transition — key moments when they “put away childhood”…

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First Class in First Year?

Recently, a boy scout forum participant asked the following question; “Where do you stand on “first class first year”?” Over the years that my boys were involved in Scouting (2008-2013), I’ve been told that First Class First Year (FCFY) came … Continue reading

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