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Developed and produced by the Center for the Advancement of Leader Development and Organizational Learning (CALDOL) and the Center for Company-level Leaders (CCL) at the United States Military Academy, West Point New York. This podcast features engaging discussions and is intended to educate and inspire to current and future generations of junior officers and other company level leaders in the US Army. Published every other week, the content of this podcast will help develop your capacity as a leader and provide actionable guidance for improving your organization.

Developed and produced by the Center for the Advancement of Leader Development and Organizational Learning (CALDOL) and the Center for Company-level Leaders (CCL) at the United States Military Academy, West Point New York. This podcast features engaging discussions and is intended to educate and inspire to current and future generations of junior officers and other company level leaders in the US Army. Published every other week, the content of this podcast will help develop your capacity as a leader and provide actionable guidance for improving your organization.
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Developed and produced by the Center for the Advancement of Leader Development and Organizational Learning (CALDOL) and the Center for Company-level Leaders (CCL) at the United States Military Academy, West Point New York. This podcast features engaging discussions and is intended to educate and inspire to current and future generations of junior officers and other company level leaders in the US Army. Published every other week, the content of this podcast will help develop your capacity as a leader and provide actionable guidance for improving your organization.

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Episodes

EP053: Classes of Supply

9/25/2018
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Understanding the classes of supply are important for every leader in the Army. Junior Officers will be asked to resource training events, missions, and daily operations. A firm knowledge of the nine classes of supply will help them achieve success. Key lessons: Understanding the nine classes of supply will help you and your organization You […]

Duration:00:07:32

EP052: Redefining the Modern Military

9/11/2018
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Ethics are the thing that prevent us from getting in trouble. After a mistake has been made or a rule has been broken, all you are left with is law. Ethics play a key role in keeping us out of trouble and guiding us to make good decisions. Ethical failures reflect on the entire institution; […]

Duration:00:32:31

Rebroadcast EP002: What Company Commanders Expect From Their Lieutenants

8/21/2018
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NOTE: This episode originally aired June 16, 2016. Today we interview two recent Company Commanders, Captain Jerry Gorss and Captain Randy Shed about what they expected from their Lieutenants. In this episode, we discuss the importance of integrity, taking initiative and being proactive. Jerry brings a unique perspective from the aviation community on the importance […]

Duration:00:40:21

EP051: Platoon Leader/Platoon Sergeant Relationship

8/7/2018
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The relationship between a platoon leader and platoon sergeant can be instrumental in the career of a new lieutenant. A typical platoon leader has very little military experience where the platoon sergeant has around a decade’s worth of experience and knowledge. Yet, the platoon leader is ultimately responsible for everything that happens or fails to […]

Duration:00:38:00

EP050: Leaders Huddle at 50 Episodes

7/24/2018
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Leaders Huddle reached a major milestone, its 50th episode. Co-creators MAJ Micah Klein and CPT David Weart reflect on the past 50 episodes and discuss the way ahead for the podcast. CPT Chad Plenge also joins the podcast as the new co-host. Key lessons: No best way to solve a problem; context matters Leaders can […]

Duration:00:21:25

EP049: Vertical and Horizontal Leader Development

7/10/2018
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As the operating environment continues to evolve at an ever increasing pace; the problems leaders face will grow more complex. Traditional leader development programs give leaders several tools but can fall short in instilling permanent change in how a leader thinks about solving new challenges. Today’s episode focuses on how leaders can institute a framework […]

Duration:00:17:28

EP048: PCS Tips and Tricks

6/26/2018
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It’s the summer PCS season and what better time to talk about some moving advice for our Army family listeners out there. Are you confused between the difference of a PPM/DITY or full move? We get into the mechanics of the RFO, orders, and moving process as well as give some practical advice. Key lessons: […]

Duration:00:42:47

EP047: Everything You Need to Know About FLEP – Part 2

6/12/2018
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Today on the Leaders Huddle is part 2 of 2 where Micah sits down with Captain Hannah He to discuss everything that a junior officer needs to know when he/she is considering an application of the Funded Legal Education Program. In this part of the series, Hannah provides some actionable tips to junior officers that […]

Duration:00:37:51

EP046: Interview with COL Eric Lopez from Lopez on Leadership

5/29/2018
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Today on the Leaders Huddle, CPT Weart sits down with COL Eric Lopez from the popular new “Lopez on Leadership” YouTube channel. David sits down with COL Lopez and examines topics ranging from generational leadership, digital engagement, and the Branch Week series currently being aired on his YouTube channel. COL Lopez’s message on people, family, […]

Duration:00:36:36

EP045: Everything You Need to Know About FLEP – Part 1

5/8/2018
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Today on the Leaders Huddle is part 1 of 2 where Micah sits down with CPT Hannah He to discuss everything that a junior officer needs to know when he/she is considering an application for the Funded Legal Education Program. Hannah dives into some of the intricacies of assignments, application processes, and internships associated with […]

Duration:00:31:44

EP044: Readiness Series #2 — Medical Readiness

4/11/2018
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Welcome back to the Leaders Huddle Podcast. This week we are continuing with our Readiness series with a focus on medical readiness. Joining us in the huddle is a currently serving battalion-level Physician’s Assistant (PA), CPT Christopher Barber. CPT Barber has a wealth of knowledge and experience to inform the Leaders Huddle listeners on how […]

Duration:00:46:10

EP043: Quick Tutorial on Additional Duties

3/6/2018
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Welcome back to the Leaders Huddle Podcast. Inspired by Micah’s recent return from a short deployment to Afghanistan, the huddle takes a quick look into the various additional duties a junior officer can be assigned. From Unit Movement Officer to Unit Status Reporting, Micah and David have had several additional duties. We break down a […]

Duration:00:23:59

EP042: Developing a Five-year Plan

2/21/2018
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Welcome back to the Leaders Huddle Podcast. This week Dave and David collaborate on a short episode focused on the importance of developing a five-year career plan. Having a five-year plan is a critical step in managing your career as an officer. If you’ve ever wondered how to start and what to include in your […]

Duration:00:16:37

EP041: The Power of a Professional Reading Program

1/17/2018
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This episode is all about the power of participating in professional reading program. In this episode, David, Micah, Zach, and Josh discuss what they are currently reading and some of their favorite all time books. More importantly we discuss the qualities of a sound professional reading program at the unit level. References Mentioned: Escape from […]

Duration:00:47:01

Encore Presentation of EP015: Unleashing Leadership Potential through Developmental Coaching

1/10/2018
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** Encore Presentation of EP015: Unleashing Leadership Potential through Developmental Coaching. If you’re ready to expand leader development in yourself and your organization, this podcast episode is exactly what you need. In episode 9 we discussed the benefits of mentorship in leader development, revisiting this subject we look at how we can leverage coaching as […]

Duration:00:46:51

EP040: Everything You Need to Know About VTIP

12/22/2017
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Welcome back to the Leaders Huddle Podcast. This week we dive into the Voluntary Transfer Incentive Program (VTIP) by interviewing an officer who made the jump from Ordinance to FA57 Information Operations. This episode breaks down the process of going through the VTIP and who should consider switching to a functional area. Additionally, we also […]

Duration:00:31:23

EP039: Everything You Need To Know About Project Warrior

12/5/2017
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This episode, we bring back MAJ Gary Klein to talk about his experience from his broadening experience in the Project Warrior program. Re-established in 2013, Project Warrior assigns highly competitive junior officer and post command Captains to serve as Observer, Coach, Trainers (OCTs) at one of Combat Training Center locations with a follow on assignment […]

Duration:00:37:29

EP038: Readiness Series #1 – Command Maintenance

11/21/2017
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Every Monday morning, line units across the Army form up to conduct maintenance. It is literally what keeps the Army rolling along. Without a properly executed maintenance program, our vehicles, digital systems, and equipment can cease to be effective. Today on the Leaders Huddle we dive into a series on Readiness, starting with best practices […]

Duration:00:31:53

EP037: Army Publications for Beginners

11/7/2017
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This week on the Leaders Huddle are focused on the basics of Army publications. We discuss the types of Army publications, where to find them and what they are used for. If you are a junior leaders in the Army, you can’t afford to miss this episode. References Mentioned: AR 600-20: Army Command Policy AR […]

Duration:00:19:48

EP036: Encore Presentation — What Platoon Sergeants Expect of Platoon Leaders

10/24/2017
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** Encore Presentation of EP017 — “What Platoon Sergeants Expect of Platoon Leaders” In a unique opportunity to tap into the experience of our Senior Non-commissioned Officers, this episode of the Leaders Huddle Podcast includes Sergeant First Class Harlan Kefalas. SFC Kefalas has been a listener of the podcast and has devoted much of his […]

Duration:00:40:12