Culture eats strategy for breakfast.

“Responsibility is a unique concept. It can only reside and inhere in a single individual. You may share it with others, but your portion is not diminished. You may delegate it, but it is still with...

Our Mission

The Naval Leadership and Ethics Center is committed to be the center of excellence for strengthening our core values of honor, courage, and commitment. As such, we strive to provide the resources to enable sailors across the fleet to develop their character and thus create opportunities to become better leaders and make our teams stronger.

We believe in order to prepare ourselves to lead the Navy requires a dedicated and coherent approach that starts on day one and continues throughout our careers. In so doing, we position ourselves to continue the traditions of being the finest Navy in the world, improving each day upon the greatness of the past.

The purpose of this website is to deliver material and resources with a common goal of enriching and enhancing character development. These resources afford leaders an innovative opportunity to continue their efforts to grow our Profession as individuals, units, and commands.

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Leaders of organizations big and small must be aware of the perils of organizational drift and strive to avoid its damaging effects.