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An amazing leader and patriot lost

November 25, 2017

Just this week on the day after Veterans’ Day, I called to speak to an old friend of mine, Jim Hamilton, who was the First Sergeant of the Special Forces Company I commanded in VietNam. Jim and I had formed a life-long bond of friendship and respect. Our work together was never forgotten by either of us. Over the years we connected by phone and …

There is more to Horse Racing than you think…

November 14, 2017

During the 2014 Thoroughbred Horse Racing season at Emerald Downs in Auburn, WA Paul Roggenkamp, LEAD with COURAGE, met Jeff Metz, the leading Trainer at Emerald Downs for the past two seasons. At their first meeting, it became evident that they both shared not only a love of horses and the athletic competition of training and preparing the equine athletes for racing competition, but also …

Coach Mike Krzyzewski Presentation at JBLM May 9, 2013

July 17, 2013

Lt. General Bob Brown, Commanding General of I Corps and Joint Base Lewis-McChord, was a cadet member of the US Military Academy basketball team coached by Mike Krzyzewski (Legendary coach of the Duke Blue Devils to 4 NCAA Championships amd more victories than any college coach in history), while he coached at West Point prior to his hire by Duke University. Lt. General Brown invited …

Can anyone be a leader?

November 05, 2012

Can anyone be a leader? The answer is, “No.” Not everyone can be a leader, either because not everyone has the capabilities required to lead, or everyone does not have the opportunity to be in a leadership position…..even simpler, every team, organization or business needs followers for the leaders to lead. In fact, our world is comprised of more followers than leaders. That answer may …

Why do we need leadership in today’s high tech, cyber-world ?

November 05, 2012

Is leadership still necessary in today’s high tech, cyber-world of instant multimedia global communication, social networks, texts, email, Skype, etc. and in exceptionally flat corporate management structures where unstructured collaborative groups seem more important than organized departments? YES!!! is the very emphatic answer. Our working world is starving for true leadership. Many managers and persons in upper and higher level positions of responsibility do not …

PHR presents “Leadership, a timeless art for any endeavor…there is no substitute for victory”

September 13, 2012

On September 12, 2012, Paul Roggenkamp addressed The Institute of Real Estate Management/Current Trends at the Renton Technical College, Renton , WA  regarding Leadership. The presentation was a combination of education about how leadership applies to any profession, especially in the commercial real estate industry, practical exercises to demonstrate leadership practices and factors which impact decisions and leaders’ actions, and a motivational call to lead …

True Leadership…Jim Hamilton…Leader with COURAGE

August 30, 2012

In Viet Nam in 1968 and 1969, I had the great honor of working with a true American hero, a leader with courage, whose story I have told to countless people over the years. I was a Captain in US Army Special Forces assigned as a Commander of a Commando Company doing long range reconnaissance along the border between Viet Nam and Cambodia. My First …

Logo Symbolism

June 26, 2012

The logo consists of Mount Rainier with the sunshine beaming from behind dark clouds on top of a hand wearing a West Point class ring grasping the classic West Point saber significant of leadership, carried by cadet leaders in formal ceremonies and parades. The mountain represents timeless strength built on the foundation of overcoming challenges. Indestructibility is the foundation of leadership (as shown by the …

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