The disruption is coming. It won’t be just a minor change but a radical change that radically alters the way we see the world. That disruption will cause many tremendous pain. The question we must ask is, “Will you be on the cutting edge or the bleeding edge of that disruption?”
There is an easier way. For years we have heard that the best way to lead is to build a power base upon networks of powerful people in important positions.
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.”
Pain costs our companies billions every year. Trauma is bad enough but when leaders make insensitive decisions it increases the intensity of the pain. This is a true story. I wished it wasn’t.
Pain costs companies billions of dollars a year because pain prevents people from exploring new opportunities. When we are in pain, we disengage and shut down. Our performance and productivity plummet. You can guess what happens to the profits. Unfortunately, many leaders don’t put employee pain as a priority. They are busy and have their…
What if they say “No!”? Whenever we reach higher to do something great, there is a risk that others will reject us. How can we overcome that fear of rejection?Those that follow me know that I’m passionate about disruptive thinking, incredible opportunities and doing what we never thought possible. There are far too many phenomenal opportunities to live our dreams. Unfortunately, most are content playing it safe, in part because they are afraid of being rejected.
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.