Jeff Boss

Jeff Boss

CrossLeader, writer, and fitness enthusiast
Jeff Boss served 13 years as a Navy SEAL across eight combat deployments -- a feat second only to his wife’s deserved efforts for putting up with him. He now works as a business consultant @McChrystalGroup, whose mission is to help organizations become more adaptable through CrossLead, a combat-proven leadership framework. Read more at www.jeff-boss.com.

24 Recent Stories

4 Ways to Steal Time for Yourself and Find a Better Balance
Lifestyle

4 Ways to Steal Time for Yourself and Find a Better Balance

Don't succumb to life's pressures and an eventual burnout. Try these activities to find a happy medium between life and work.
4 Hidden Elements of Leadership to Learn Before Starting Up
Leadership

4 Hidden Elements of Leadership to Learn Before Starting Up

Before setting out on your next business venture, do a personal inventory of yourself to see where you stand.
Inspire the Innovation Monster Within
Grow Your Business

Inspire the Innovation Monster Within

Creativity is a skill that can be improved with daily practice. Here's a mindset shift and four practices to follow.
12 (Mostly Free) Web Tools for Entrepreneurs
Technology

12 (Mostly Free) Web Tools for Entrepreneurs

Celebrate your independence with these services, which come at the best price.
5 Secrets to Keeping Your Business Alive and Thriving
Starting a Business

5 Secrets to Keeping Your Business Alive and Thriving

To get and stay in front of the competition, you need to do more than just offer something different.
10 Lessons From Special-Ops That Could Help Your Business Win
Grow Your Business

10 Lessons From Special-Ops That Could Help Your Business Win

Former Navy SEAL shares the secrets to success that can help you perform better and build a legacy.
9 Awesome Ways to Inspire Others
Leadership

9 Awesome Ways to Inspire Others

Effective leaders must choose the right tactic for the right mission, no matter if itÂ’s the boardroom or the battlefield.
How to Redefine Failure so You're Not Crippled by It
The 'Treps

How to Redefine Failure so You're Not Crippled by It

It can be as simple as thinking about the word differently or changing your focus.
6 Ways to Be a Top Performer, According to the Navy's Top SEAL
The 'Treps

6 Ways to Be a Top Performer, According to the Navy's Top SEAL

Admiral William McRaven's recent commencement speech has plenty of inspiring lessons for entrepreneurs.
A Strong Core Is the Key to Great Leadership
Leadership

A Strong Core Is the Key to Great Leadership

If your body's core is weak, you won't perform to the best of your ability. The same can be said about business.
The Untouchable Asset That Everybody Strives For
Leadership

The Untouchable Asset That Everybody Strives For

It takes a certain something to run a business where making money is your top priority.
Don't Make These 4 Assumptions About Leaders
Leadership

Don't Make These 4 Assumptions About Leaders

To lead better, you must first understand what someone in charge is and isn't responsible for.
Like Other Parts of Your Business, Creativity Needs to Be Cultivated
Grow Your Business

Like Other Parts of Your Business, Creativity Needs to Be Cultivated

Here are 4 ways entrepreneurs can foster a culture where new ideas more easily bloom.
Do You Have the Right Attitude to Attract the Best Talent?
Grow Your Business

Do You Have the Right Attitude to Attract the Best Talent?

As a leader, you play an important role in setting the tone at your business. If your expectations are high, the quality of candidates should be too.
Curiosity and Carelessness: The Surprising Similarities of Navy SEALs and Entrepreneurs
The 'Treps

Curiosity and Carelessness: The Surprising Similarities of Navy SEALs and Entrepreneurs

Aside from weapons training, is there really any difference between these military elites and those who launch new businesses?
The One Thing You Need to Keep Your Business Relevant
Grow Your Business

The One Thing You Need to Keep Your Business Relevant

California's large highways represent the flexibility you'd want in your venture.
The SEALs' Guide to Planning for Failure
Grow Your Business

The SEALs' Guide to Planning for Failure

Planning for failure is different than expecting to fail. Without a good plan, you're more likely to face bad results.
The 4 Elements of a Legacy Brand
Marketing

The 4 Elements of a Legacy Brand

Anybody can follow the rules and be mediocre, but those who lead write their own rule books and strive to become better.
10 Inspirational Quotes from Navy SEAL Training
The 'Treps

10 Inspirational Quotes from Navy SEAL Training

Entrepreneurship may not be as punishing, but there is a lot to learn from these elite military members.
4 Behaviors You Never Want to See in a Leader
Leadership

4 Behaviors You Never Want to See in a Leader

We might not agree what makes a good leader, but we can agree what might make a bad one.
6 Ways a Leader Should Show Up
Leadership

6 Ways a Leader Should Show Up

Taking the reins of a company is more than just running the show. As a leader of a business, how you show up contributes to the value you create for others.
What Separates a Great Leader From a Good One?
Leadership

What Separates a Great Leader From a Good One?

If you want to improve your ability to lead, treat it like any other skill you want to improve.
A SEAL Is Always Prepared: Finding Certainty in Uncertain Situations
Lifestyle

A SEAL Is Always Prepared: Finding Certainty in Uncertain Situations

With our world moving a mile a minute, entrepreneurs need to learn to adapt when uncertain situations arise. Here are a few lessons from a Navy SEAL.
A SEAL's Perspective: 5 Ways to Be a Better Leader
Grow Your Business

A SEAL's Perspective: 5 Ways to Be a Better Leader

If you fail to live up to your purpose as a leader then you run the risk of failing to lead.