Col James ”Gumbo” Coughlin, Ed. D, is the father of NINE children, the husband to Erin Lynn, serves Airmen as the Commander of the 5th Combat Communications Group, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. The group is comprised of one support squadron and two deployment-ready squadrons. He directs the training, mobilization, and deployment of Airmen, communications and computer systems, and supporting equipment to enable combatant commanders, joint task forces, and Air Force component headquarters contingency operations.
Dr. Gumbo shares how he serves the people he leads (or "works for"), how one person sets the bar and how the venture capital world can teach us a lot about innovation. Additionally, Dr. Gumbo discusses thoughts on mirroring feedback and how your name can keep leadership doors open.
The Leadership Domain
Mr. Rhone taught a lot...that I will be adding to my playbook. I wish Mr. Rhone had more time to cover more material...great info for developing as a true leader.
Joint Base Langley Eustis