SOF Leader’s Advice For Reaching Full Potential

| Rob Lively
Rob Lively
Command Sergeants Major (Ret) U.S. Army Special Operations

The Cipher Brief’s new Friday column, ‘Cipher Select’ talks with retired Command Sergeant Major (CSM) Rob Lively, who spent 28 years in the U.S. Army, where he commanded a special operations unit based at Ft. Bragg, North Carolina.

Cipher Select Executive Editor Brad Christian talked with Lively about current issues facing the SOF community and America’s capacity for reaching full potential, whether in the military, private sector or in the increasingly-important mission for Americans to be well briefed.

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The Author is Rob Lively

Rob Lively retired after 28 years of military service, as the Command Sergeants Major of a Special Missions Unit within The United States Army Special Operations Command at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. As an experienced and proven leader, Rob has operated and led teams and organizations in the most demanding, diverse, and challenging environments. Rob was able to lead and influence from the tactical to the strategic and do so across the boundaries that often exist between services,... Read More

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