Powered by RedCircle Human Nature is to Blame Anyone or Anything Else We had a saying in the SEAL Teams: Nothing ever turns up until you accuse someone of stealing it. “Who took my gear?” “Which one of you picked up my eye pro? I just set it right
Powered by RedCircle The First Step in Taking Ownership is to Acknowledge a Mistake or Failure. But When You Do This, Be Careful to Watch Your Language. “We” Means “You” The first step in taking ownership is to acknowledge a mistake or failure. But when you do this, be careful
Relationships are integral to your success and the success of any team in any arena. When you recognize that relationships are paramount, you will prioritize building strong relationships with everyone around you to be victorious.
Echelon Front COO talks with Leif about her humble beginnings with Echelon Front.
Leif chats with Tina Myren about how she and her business was impacted by Extreme Ownership.
Kerry Helton sits down with Leif for this episode of This Stuff Works.
We want to be able to influence others. Whether at work, home or in our community, we often think we know best and want others to GO WITH OUR PLAN.
To gain respect from others, we have to earn it. Through performance, hard work, and demonstrated success, respect is earned from those around us.
Like a half-duplex radio, you cannot receive transmissions from anyone else whenever you are in transmit mode. You can’t hear what anyone else is saying as long as you are speaking. You can’t listen to them.
An effective leader knows they can’t blame an inexperienced team member who is working on a critical part of a project. They will make the extra effort to train that team member, check in with them frequently, and make sure that they are on track to be successful. These actions prevent critical errors before they even happen.
If you’re ineffective, you need to take ownership of the problem and figure out an effective solution. If you’re effective, you should still carefully analyze where you can create efficiencies and become even more effective.
Each month a new guest sits down with Leif Babin to share how the principles of Extreme Ownership worked for them whether in their personal lives or in business. This month’s guest is Fire Chief PJ Langmaid.
Most leadership problems are common. Everyone must tackle these same or similar problems in order to be successful. Leadership is the solution.
Leif Babin explains it’s how we deal with mistakes and problems is more important than the error itself.
EACH MONTH A NEW GUEST SITS DOWN WITH LEIF BABIN TO SHARE HOW THE PRINCIPLES OF EXTREME OWNERSHIP WORKED FOR THEM WHETHER IN THEIR PERSONAL LIVES OR IN BUSINESS.
Effective leaders practice seeing from different perspectives. In the military, we conducted reconnaissance missions by employing a clover leaf pattern to observe the target from 360 degrees.
Each month a new guest sits down with Leif Babin to share how the principles of Extreme Ownership worked for them whether in their personal lives or in business.
There is no growth in the comfort zone. Training should push people beyond where they are comfortable so that they learn to handle those situations and grow.
For any disagreement with others, you must first consider that you might be wrong. Whether it’s a family member, a team member at work, or our boss, when we disagree on something or don’t seem aligned, you need to start with humility. This requires detachment. It requires keeping your ego in check.
The indirect approach simply means, taking actions that allow another person to reveal the truth to themselves rather than trying to force someone to see the truth. It means, instead of confrontation, ask earnest questions. It may not seem like it, but this is actually the shortest route to leading successfully and influencing others for the good of the team and the mission.
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