Finders Keepers The Biggest Challenge You Face

Finders Keepers The Biggest Challenge You Face

THE STEPHEN GOWER BLOG What: What is your biggest challenge as an uppercase leader in Law Enforcement? The answer to this question is finding and keeping high quality officers. What does a high quality officer look like? • Practices to get better, not to become...
How to Excel As an Emerging Leader

How to Excel As an Emerging Leader

THE STEPHEN GOWER BLOG The verb “emerge” has more than one meaning. Emerge can mean simply to surface as a sea mammal surfaces from the ocean for breath and then returns. On the other hand, emerge can equal a moving out front, a soaring far beyond the surface. The...
DNA of Leadership: Encouragement

DNA of Leadership: Encouragement

THE STEPHEN GOWER BLOG Aggressive enough to Affirm – Caring enough to Confront As late as 2000, leaders were sharing that the number one driving force for them was monetary compensation. A close second was the feeling of being appreciated. More recently, those two...
Did You Forget that I Was Here?

Did You Forget that I Was Here?

THE STEPHEN GOWER BLOG Couched between “Stephen” and “Gower” lies my middle name, “Macklyn.” If recognized at all, “Macklyn” is reduced to “M”–one letter preceded by seven letters and followed by five letters. “Macklyn” is overpowered, camouflaged, dwarfed by...