Admiral William H. McRaven commands the Navy Seals (including Seal Team 6 who took out Bin laden). His commencement speech at the University of Texas this year is valuable for college grads and established leaders alike. Here are the 10 takeaways.
Money isn’t the best motivation, and it’s not what many young employees are really after. When building a team, leaders must remember the cultural perks new employees, especially Millennials, really want.
Every organization has an employee handbook laying out the rules and best practices, but those aren’t what really shape the culture. It’s the unwritten rules that do that. Ron Edmondson lays out some of the most common ones and challenges leaders to think through which ones define your organizations.
The hardest things for any leader to say is “the last 2%.” Brian Dodridge explains what that means and why, even though they are small statements, they are the most crucial ones.
“What you don’t know can’t hurt you” is an ignorant statement. Not knowing means being susceptible to failures or damage, especially when what you don’t know is about yourself. Mark Miller explains why what you don’t know can hurt you, and how to build your self-awareness.