Captain Brad DeWees is an instructor of political science in the United States Air Force Academy’s Department of Political Science. He teaches courses on American government and a senior seminar titled "Innovation in Government." Captain DeWees was the top overall graduate from the Air Force Academy's class of 2009. He is a Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) and Air Liaison Officer (ALO) by career, and has deployed to Afghanistan.
Recent articles from Brad DeWees
The Science-Backed Way To Get Better At Anything You Do
There’s real science behind “practice makes perfect.”
Want To Build An Effective Team? Check Your Ego At The Door
The best leaders push their teams to think of something bigger than themselves.
3 Ways You Might be Stifling Innovation In Your Organization
The stakes are too high to settle for bad innovation habits.
Why Military Innovation Requires Rewiring How We Think
Innovation in the military means retraining the way your brain approaches new ideas.
How To Turn Idea Generation Into A Well-Honed Skill
The most important step in generating new ideas is consciously deciding to generate them.
3 Ideas For Fostering Innovation In Your Workplace
These three steps transform the vague idea of innovation into something tangible.
A Simple 3-Step Plan For Fostering Military Innovation
Innovation is a skill that service members and veterans can develop; here are three tips to start training.
The Misconception About Innovation In The Military
Despite the view that military bureaucracies can’t change, service members have a long history of being innovative, especially when stakes are highest.