This week we celebrate the Independence of the United States of America. The 1776 Declaration of Independence was historic because it replaced old world monarchies with the voice of the individual. Over 200 years later, their actions have inspired many others to do what would have otherwise been impossible.
Each of us has the power to do far more than we ever thought possible.In every situation, we have the ability to leverage our power and lead ourselves (and our organizations) to do what others dismissed as “impossible.”
Damian Jackson made it. As a Navy Seal, he achieved what very few others had. So why did he quit at age 24? In this article, we continue our discussion on risk and innovation. Here we examine a provocative story of a man who did what many wouldn’t. In the end, my purpose is to challenge you to do something that you have always wanted to do but didn’t. I want you to take the next step in becoming a disruptive leader.
Garth Brooks’s hit song, “Standing Outside the Fire” asks a provocative question for those of us interested in disruptive innovation. Deep down, we need to know, “How willing are we to be burned? Are we willing to take the ultimate risk?”
Unfortunately many think they can still rely on the old paradigm in 2019 and still be innovative. Some will succeed by using the old paradigm but it will become increasingly difficult for them.
Everyone knows that Warren Buffet is one of the wealthiest people in the world. Many are surprised to learn that he lives in Omaha in a house that he purchased in the 1960s. In an interview many years ago, he was asked why he did not live near Wall Street. “There are too many distractions. …
Sun Tzu believed that as you assess five elements you will quickly be able to develop a winning strategy. This is the third article in a series on developing your disruptive strategy for 2019. In the two previous articles, I detailed the disruptive vision and focus. One of the critical advantages I provide to my executive…