Great leaders and teams learn from every experience — wins, losses, and near-misses.
Work-life balance is the wrong perspective.
High-Trust Leaders are uncommon. One of the reasons they are uncommon is they are willing to do work that others shy away from: the mundane, the routine, the uncomfortable, the frustrating, the re-do to get it right, the unappreciated, the boring. We often refer to these tasks as “have-to” tasks. Every significant project, mission, role,
FLIGHT LEADER A. An Air Force F-15 pilot once told me about a preflight briefing between a cocky, seasoned flight leader and a young, new wingman. The flight leader began by asking, “Why are you here?” The rookie wingman responded a bit nervously, “Well, I’ve always loved aircraft and the idea of serving my country…”
What is getting in the way of you getting better? Apathy is the enemy. Good enough is the enemy. Procrastination is the enemy. Distraction is the enemy. Entitlement is the enemy. Surrendering is the enemy. Excuse-making is the enemy. Fear is just fear. Your choice is: give up or get up. These are universal, human