THE LEADERSHIP BLOG

Making Deep Connections, Restoring Trust, & Leading from the Bottom Up
Surrounded on Purpose

Surrounded on Purpose

https://youtu.be/gH0Kqpgt2Ao On this episode of Rooftop Rally Point, we're talking about another principle of the Special Forces approach that you can use in life and business which is getting, “Surrounded on Purpose”. How do we get Surrounded on Purpose?  Well,...

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Work Yourself Out of a Job

Work Yourself Out of a Job

https://youtu.be/OOd-mpnFZUg "Look sir, I think, right in this area here we're doing too much show and tell and we're not working ourselves out of a job." And I was like, "What do you mean?" And my old and wise Team Sergeant started to explain to me that, the most...

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Shared Experience When Building a Team

Shared Experience When Building a Team

https://youtu.be/ORnlV_pg0w8 Shared Experience When Building a Team As Green Berets building solid teams, we knew that the next best thing to shared struggle is shared experience. As humans, remember, we're the most social creatures on the planet, so we're always...

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Creating a Movement

https://youtu.be/g3BGumudkjo A movement is where people take action, in a collective way, that they otherwise wouldn't take in the face of high stakes, high risk, ambiguity and complexity. Yet they take a stand, shoulder to shoulder, and achieve a tipping point that...

MTWA: Meet Them Where They Are

https://youtu.be/261OuKq5Zpc Humans will not take action unless they feel psychologically safe, and unless they feel connected to the other humans around them. Humans will not take action of any kind, they won't buy from you, they won't invest in you, they won't...

Mission Decision Line: MDL

https://youtu.be/_KvZHCZelXM The “Mission Decision Line”, or the “MDL”, is the point of no return.  It's a line on the ground, and on your map, it's like a valley, or a linear feature like a road, it's  easily recognizable and it tells everybody from the...

Practice and Preparation

https://youtu.be/G25ITAo89uU If you want to move people to action it's those soft skills of storytelling, physicality, interpersonal connection, reciprocity, active listening, and negotiating that are the most effective, and you must practice those skillsets. ...

Speed of Trust: Bridging the Gap

https://youtu.be/QReDK4t_yRw We have an epic erosion of trust. At the institutional level, we don't trust the media like we used to, we don't trust politicians. We don't trust bankers, we don't trust the mortgage industry. All of these pillars of leadership that once...