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Teams of Leaders: Stand-up of The Center for Collaborative Leadership in Healthcare

This is an Essential Element of Information for a Culture of Preparedness post The Teams of Leaders (Tol) concept introduced in the book America’s Army; A Model for Interagency Effectiveness by retired Army  Generals Frederic Brown and Zeb Bradford has been a point of discussion and thread through many articles and posts on both this blog […]

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Searching for 'Essence of Decision' – Presenting a Framework on the DaVinci's Horse Facebook Page

Haiti – Essence of Decision – Operation Unified Response In attempt to establish a framework for discussion of the many facets of the Haiti disaster, and as a precursor  to addressing the question – What kind of a community or organization –or indeed, group of organizations – can survive and thrive in unconventional, uncertain and […]

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Project White Horse 084640 – 2010 Announcement

  Boyd Compendium          Edition Archive     Facebook page    “What Kind of War” PWH begins 2010 with four new elements which can be viewed directly by clicking on the title below each picture for that element.

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EEI #10 Thinking about War – Mitigating and Accepting Risk

Essential Elements of Information for a Culture of Preparedness This is the second in several planned posts under EEI discussing the impact on  how we fight in future war and conflict as a function of pending decisions related to mission definition, policy, and force structure . (The first post: EEI #6 discussing the F-22 cancellation) Airliners flying into […]

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#1 Essential Elements of Information for a Culture of Preparedness

Culture:  The sum of attitudes, customs, and beliefs that distinguishes one group of people from another. Culture is transmitted, through language, material objects, ritual, institutions, and art, from one generation to the next. In our case groups of people who defy being victims, those who realize survival is an ongoing team process, an ongoing learning […]

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Spring Edition 2009 – Announcement

I’m very pleased to announce that Project White Horse 084640 Edition #8 – A Culture of Preparedness and Intersectional Ideas  – is now on line. The last two editions have provided perspective on “resilient communities” and leadership required. In Edition #8 we shift from providing “perspective” to creating actionable understanding and answers. The first part […]

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New Year, New Administration: Ready or Not?

Original Post: 22 Feb, 2007, Updated 11 Jan, 2009 After introducing Project White Horse 084640 in October 2006 as an electronic magazine focused on decision making in unconventional-hyper complex-worst case disasters, the next step for this website was the opening of a forum for exchange of ideas. Not intended as a day-day blog, the idea […]

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Fall Edition 2008 – Announcement

The Fall Edition of Project White Horse is on-line. It continues to address and expand the summer offerings on the PWH Forum focused on leadership in the preparedness AND readiness context for leaders, teams of leaders and “the led” – who must become an integrated participant if we as members of resilient communities intend to […]

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RC#16 Different Context, Different Narrative, Different Imagination – Summer Reading

An intriguing synergy ? A messy, uncertain century emerges despite advances in technology and global economy. The ability to deal with events and survive on our own terms (Boyd) would appear to reflect T.E. Lawrence’s metaphor of needing to learn to “eat soup with a knife.” Accomplishing that task -building learning organizations- and creating resilient […]

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RC#1 Resilient Community Initiative

The Fall entry page for Project White Horse depicted the technology, events and people of the 20th century, contrasted with people and crisis events of the emerging 21st century, all overlaid with the comment “how you think about the future determines what you do in the future.” PWH offers that the dynamics of this century […]

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