Embrace the Suck

United States Navy SEALS know better than most that the human body can endure an incredible amount of stress under the harshest conditions. For SEALS, this lesson is hammered in during “Hell Week,”...

Lead with the Ask

Great leaders are motivated to make change, drive innovation and fix problems. But it’s important not to get bogged down on the front end with a million details. Define the need, make a...

Casting a Big Vision—Minus the Apprehension

As a leader, it is your job to motivate and excite your team. Part of that means casting a big vision—but it’s what you do afterward that makes it successful or not. You must be able to walk your...

The most effective R&D: Ripoff & Duplicate

Great leaders learn to R&D effectively. No, not Research & Develop. Ripoff & Duplicate! I learned this concept from Cameron Herold, former COO of 1-800-GOT-JUNK, and have applied it with...