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Inside View: A Leader's Observations on Leadership by Walter F. Ulmer Jr.

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Foreword

It is not often that one encounters a leader who is eminently practical and yet deeply thoughtful. Walter F. Ulmer, Jr., with whom I worked during his tenure as president and CEO of the Center for Creative Leadership, is one such person.

He has devoted much of his life to thinking about and practicing leadership: thirty-seven years in the U.S. Army—in combat theaters in Korea and Vietnam, on the faculties of the Army War College and the U.S. Military Academy (where he was also Commandant of Cadets), and as head of the Army’s human-resources-development group in the Pentagon; nine years with CCL; and now two years working, in a consultant’s role, with various commercial and governmental organizations.

His practical work has been recognized ...

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