Want to kill creativity and innovation in your organization? Most organizations are creativity and innovation inept, and it’s mostly out of their own doing. Why and how? As organizations become successful, their approaches are reinforced and they become even more resistant to change.
Archive for: September, 2022
Don’t Tame Your Inner Critic, Embrace It!
Who are your enemies? Do they have names? How often do they show up in your life? External and internal, we all have enemies; the worst are internal. My three biggest enemies are my inner critic, self confidence and temperament.
Great Leaders Run Towards Danger, Not Away From It
It’s hard to predict who will make a great leader. Being a great listener is a great start. But you know what else I look for? Someone who runs towards danger with a smile.
Extreme Ownership: 12 Principles For Effective Leadership
I get asked about book recommendations all the time. In terms of leadership, which one book would you recommend? There are many leadership books out there, but there’s one that will definitely make you think differently and question yourself.
Navy SEALs Jocko Willink and Leif Babin wrote one of the greatest leadership books of all time: Extreme Ownership – How U.S. NAVY Seals Lead and Win.
Focus is Saying No to Things Even if They’re Good Ideas
Focus is power. When decided, committed and executed relentlessly, it leads to strategies that define new industries and new standards. It leads to memorable products and services that redefine or create new categories, while also enhancing people’s lives. Yet, focus is a very rare skill.
This is How You Start Taking Ownership
The are many incompetent people in leadership positions. People who were star performers before but suck at leading people. Yet, there they are in a leadership position. Then there are people who have the potential to be great leaders, who set the example, own the outcome and bring out the best in others.
This is The Easiest Way To Kill Innovation In Your Organization
Innovation is the opposite of predictable, mistakes will be made and the riskier the bet the higher the chances of failure. With the current state of the global economy driven by the War in Ukraine and climate change, the demand for innovation is as high as its ever been.