Outlines an emerging Leadership program for present and future leaders as applied in an educational, non profit, military, business or any leadership setting. However, this foundational training is universally applied knowledge that can be systematically applied in any setting where people work together to accomplish goals. Topics: teaming, storming, leadership, participation and teamwork attributes, the Deming cycle, cycle of respect, types of power as well as conflict resolution and goal setting.
Author John Schmied proposes that "foundational leadership training is key to future advancement & educational development". Akin to Maslow's hierarchy of needs in personal life, foundational knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA's) are key basic learning necessary for for a person's ability to progress successfully in any setting.
Author's leadership background: Military command, non profit leadership, public educational leadership, Director STEM environmental summer camps,Diving and Salvage Officer, Oceanographic operations, Ship Operations, Ice Operations, CG Maritime Law Enforcement, Personnel & Recruiting.