Why “Always Be Hustling” Is Bad Leadership Advice

In the mid 1990’s, a regional communications company launched a billboard advertising campaign that implored people to “Never Stand Still!” The underlying message was that to be successful, you must perpetually be on the go. God

These Former Navy SEALs Have Two Secrets To Success

Wow! June already..…where has almost half a year gone? For my part, I’ve been busy with Bill writing and now finishing up our new book, and conducting final interviews before we send the draft for editing. I’m extremely excited about the book

Does Your Mission Statement Still Apply To Current Goals? Use This Test.

As a leader, you have an obligation to keep your team moving together to achieve goals. One way to align your company, organization, or group is by having a clear and compelling mission, often articulated in a

Why Good Leaders Shouldn’t Use The Phrase: “Just Make It Happen!”

“Just make it happen!” Jeez! During my 30+ years in the Navy, I can’t tell you how many times I heard that phrase from senior leaders. And it wasn’t exactly helpful: a vague, open-ended statement like this (what I call

Are You Delegating Out of Necessity or Trust?

how to delegate more tasks to your team

Delegation: it’s an art form, but too often, managers and leaders don’t see it that way. In fact, most of them don’t delegate enough and end up completing tasks and projects themselves. As a result, 78% of workers believe their