Musings, leadership tidbits and quotes posted by a retired Navy Captain (really just a high performing 2nd Class Petty Officer) who hung up his uniform a bit too early. He still wears his Navy service on his sleeve. He needs to get over that. "ADVANCE WARNING - NO ORIGINAL THOUGHT!" A "self-appointed" lead EVANGELIST for the "cryptologic community". Keeping CRYPTOLOGY alive-one day and Sailor at a time. 2015 is 80th Anniversary of the Naval Security Group.
Sunday, June 5, 2011
Staff versus operations
The tools of the staff officer are a piece of paper and a pencil with an eraser. If a mistake is made, it can always be erased and changed. If the operator errs, he wears the mistake around his neck; it cannot be erased. Everyone sees it.