About J. Scott Shipman
Scott is the owner of SHIPMAN Federal Services, Inc., a consulting firm established in 2004 specializing in the application of leadership strategies in the workplace called “To Be or To Do,” a model which he developed. A respected strategist and change agent, Scott provides his customers with unique insight on issues of leadership, organizational culture, and strategic planning, addressing challenges with honesty and making needed changes to drive excellence.
In addition to his interests in organizational excellence and strategy, Scott is a student of strategic naval issues of our day. His other interests, which are reflected at the To Be or To Do blog, include philosophy, history, cognitive psychology, design theory, politics, law, systems theory, complexity theory, maneuver warfare, and the work of the late John Boyd. A passionate speaker and blogger, Scott is also a contributor at zenpundit.com. He has been published in Defense News and has a forthcoming book titled “To Be or To Do.”