MORE IDEAS FROM THEBOOK
"Instead of letting the situation dictate our decisions, we must dictate the situation."
As the leader, it is your fault when your team members under-performed because you accepted and tolerated it. Not standing for less than excellent performance is more important than setting lofty standards.
When something goes wrong, you should seek responsibility instead of avoiding it. You, as the leader, need to figure out what you can do to correct for the team.
To do so, they must know the "why" behind the mission. When each team member understands the goals and reasons for a mission, everyone benefits.
“The most fundamental and important truth at the heart of Extreme Ownership: there are no bad teams, only bad leaders.” - Jocko Willink and Leif Babin, Extreme Ownership
You can only lead by example. There’s no other effective way to inspire people.
A leader's vision may or may not be that different from the next person's; what can set them apart is the vigour with which they pursue that strategy.
Zhou Enlai served as premier of the People's Republic of China and throughout his life relentlessly pursued his moderate and pragmatic agenda while attempting to mitigate the worst effects of Mao's policies.
As a leader, your shortcomings will be highlighted more than your strengths.
Criticism is something you should expect and get used to. Face the fear head on by regularly requesting anonymous feedback from your team.
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