Jeff Boss is the author of two books, team leadership coach and former 13-year Navy SEAL where his top awards included four Bronze Stars with valor and two Purple Hearts. Visit him online at www.jeff-boss.com
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Putting people in a room doesn't make them a team, and calling one the manager doesn't make them the single accepted leader.
Rather than wishing the game known as office politics didn't exist, change the game altogether.
Children too young to be inhibited by hierarchy spontaneously offer refreshing insights into the grown-ups they observe.
Teams of sincere amateurs who work well together are a better bet than teams of highly skilled experts too inhibited by ego to cooperate.
When the problem is what you didn't do, the solution begins with figuring out what to do next.
When clarity, consistency and execution become your signal characteristics, getting what you want becomes automatic.
Destructive leadership behaviors are also valuable learning opportunities.
It wasn't long ago everybody wanted to be the Uber of their industry. Not any more.
The courage to leap into entrepreneurship is a waste without the resolves to see the journey through.
Putting forth an all-out effort towards achieving one large goal can be overwhelming. Do this instead.