Author: Brian Kirk

Humility at the Core of Success

“Humility leads to clarity.  Humility leads to an open mind and a forgiving heart.  With an open mind and forgiving heart, I see every person as a superior to me in some way; with every person as my teacher, I grow in wisdom.  As I grow in wisdom, humility becomes … Read more 

Mentorship Runs Deep


Without a doubt, the greatest part of my career as a Submarine Officer was being a mentor to my peers and subordinates.  Submarining is an inherently complicated profession: the process to ‘qualify’ and earn the coveted dolphin insignia is a pursuit that takes most officers and enlisted sailors greater … Read more