Insights from Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin
Leaders must issue a commanders intent.
The authors believe there are two types of leaders, effective and ineffective leaders. They believe all effective leaders must take ownership of their work in order to build effective teams. He builds teams to be able to make decisions on their own, more like own the work
I believe it’s like, what would you do if the business were yours? I think the table these guys are shaking has a lot of government workers on it.
Every leader in the team must be empowered to make decisions within their power; so long it’s for the overall benefit of the team
So when you desire result in a team, explain the mission, declare the desired result and let them figure out how by themselves. Like I once wrote “while do company’s hire the best people and still tell them exactly what to do” let them think. Let there be a pooool of ideas.
As an individual: I need to take full ownership of my life and stop shifting blames to life, family, condition and the likes
we need to make everyone own their dream and pursue it in synergy with others .
Author: Victor Adeyemo
Victor Adeyemo is a Leadership and high performance coach, an Event decorator and MC. He is the team leader of Leaders Digest