The Air Force Leader

Planes flying in formation representing Air Force leadership

What is leadership in the Air Force? Leadership is the art, science and ability to motivate, influence, guide, and coach Airmen to accomplish the mission of the Air Force. Anyone of any rank can be a leader. In the book 360 Degree Leader by John Maxwell, he discusses not only leading down but also leading

The Surprising Difference Between Managing and Leading People

The difference between managing and leading people is greater than most people realize. Managing and leading are different but very important skills to have. The best leaders know how and when to use whichever skillset is appropriate for the occasion. By definition, management is the process of dealing with or controlling things. This could mean