Category Archives: Leadership

Turn Shit Into Sugar: The People Every Leader Wants On Their Team

Who are you going to call when shit hits the fan? Most of the time it’s yourself. You run towards danger with the intent of getting things under control. But putting out fires isn’t a leaders real job, nor should he / she spend her time doing so all the time. You need people who can help and not be so reliant on you.

This is How You Destroy Creativity and Innovation in Your Organization

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.

Extreme Ownership: 12 Principles For Effective Leadership

extreme ownershipI 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.