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Leadership Insights from VADM Dean Lee, U.S. Coast Guard (ret.) - Safety Committees’ Summer Meeting 2023

VADM Dean Lee, U.S. Coast Guard (ret.) shared his impressive leadership experience gained through a career that spanned more than three decades in the Coast Guard and saw him rise to the role of Commander of the Atlantic Area. VADM Lee commanded the attention of the room, delivering a rousing narrative on the values of servant leadership that attendees can take back to their own operation. In particular, he highlighted and illustrated through personal stories the importance of humility, openness to feedback and criticism, and the organization of priorities that is necessary for operational success. VADM Lee talked about how these values can support the range of decision-making, from high-pressure emergency responses to the more mundane cleaning and maintenance procedures, that all leaders must manage and balance in their organization. 
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August 28, 2023