Leadership tips for flag officers . . .
and anyone else who has been thrust into a position of leadership.
You didn't ask for the job. Well, okay, maybe you did. Whether you did or you didn't, now you have
it. You're the dog who caught the car. Now what are you going to do with it?
P/C Joseph A. Tringali has served as mayor of North Palm Beach, Florida, two terms as commodore of North
Palm Beach Yacht Club and two terms as commodore of Palm Beach Sailing Club. He was a founding member of the International
Commodores Association and Florida Commodores Association, and first commodore of the Great Lakes Chapter, Matthews Boat Owners
Association. He also served as commander of Buffalo Power Squadron, and commander of TAK Squadron, Civil Air
He is, as the saying goes, "well schooled" in the art of leadership . . .