SMART Leadership

David S. Chang Officer Senior Rater Philosophy

MEMORANDUM FOR All 250th Expeditionary Military Intelligence Battalion SUBJECT: David S. Chang Officer Senior Rater Philosophy 1. References. David S. Chang Lightning Battalion Expectations 06-2019 David S. Chang Lightning Battalion Command Philosophy 06-2019 David S. Chang Lightning Battalion Leadership Manual – About Me David S. Chang Lightning Battalion Policy Letters 2. Purpose. The purpose of this […]
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Learn More About Me and My Leadership Manual

It is truly a privilege and honor to hold a leadership position. These documents below are to help you understand more about me, my expectations, and how you can best work with me. It also describes how I will evaluate your performance and efficiency reports. Not having clear job descriptions and expectations is one of […]
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My Leadership/Command Philosophy

NGCA-MIB-CR                                                                                        10 June 2019                                                                                                                                        MEMORANDUM FOR All Soldiers, 250th Expeditionary Military Intelligence Battalion SUBJECT:  Command Philosophy My command philosophy is simple. I make practice of doing the best that I can every day and expect you to do the same. I am passionate about being good stewards of […]
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It’s obvious that God didn’t use a cookie cutter to stamp out people to look and have the same personality. God loves variety – just look around. And there is not a “right” or “wrong” personality. There is not a “right” or “wrong” personality, there is just YOUR PERSONALITY. A personality is difficult to change, […]
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Roles and Responsibilities of the Battalion Command Team and Staff

Battalion Commander Battalion Climate/Culture Battalion Priorities Officer Move/Career Management Decisions Leader Development / Leader Certification Soldier and Family Readiness Group (SFRG) Steering Committee Oversight Unit Justice/UCMJ External Communication – to Higher and Adjacent Units Battalion Command Sergeant Major Standards and Discipline Enlisted Soldier Management UCMJ Actions & Chapters Medical Readiness and Non-Deployable Soldiers Retention Awards […]
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Creating a Leadership Manual and What to Put In It

One of the first things any leader should do when taking command or joining a unit is to understand the organization. He or she should understand the different duty positions, roles, and their responsibilities. Not having clear job descriptions and expectations is one of the main reasons for poor team cohesion. You mustn’t assume that […]
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Top habits of successful leaders

The Top Habits of Successful Leaders

Regardless of one’s level of experience, successful leaders know there is always room for additional improvement. It often requires having to break yourself of old and potentially damaging habits. What may have worked in the past doesn’t necessarily mean it will work in the future. This is a feat that is never easy to achieve. […]
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Skill for Success

The Top Skill You Need to Achieve Your Goals

​Meeting the goals we set for ourselves is not easy. It takes a tremendous amount of energy, focus, and discipline. If you are like me, you probably have your purpose and priorities all laid out. However you may often find yourself off track at times. It is easy to become overwhelmed by obstacles and distractions that get in the way. So what is […]
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