leadership

Jocko Willink on Extreme Ownership

A leadership tweet from Mark Cuban

A leadership tweet from Mark Cuban

Leaders don’t conform to the consensus.  They create a consensus to their vision and goals. Leaders don’t change their positions mid-debate.  They welcome scorn from the masses because it creates the opportunity for dialogue. Leaders don’t look backwards to condemn what has already been done, they look forward to create a better future. Leaders are not dogmatic.  They are princip ...[Read More]

Joe Schmidt on leadership, followership and team

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Notre Dame senior, Joe Schmidt sat down with Jac Collinsworth to talk about leadership, followership, motivation and his return to the gridiron.  Schmidt in 2014 was the MVP of the Fighting Irish defense, even after missing half of the season with a leg injury.  He has been called too slow, too weak, forever labeled as a walk-on – yet he has persevered.  He has risen above the noise to becom ...[Read More]

We asked Jon Gordon his favorite quote…

Jon Gordon on Leadership

Jon Gordon is a best selling author who has motivated individuals, teams and businesses around the globe.  Today he motivates our community, we asked Jon his favorite quote, here is what he told us: Leadership is not just about what you do. It’s about what you can inspire and empower others to do. Purchase on of Jon Gordon’s books today. We love the Energy Bus if you are looking for a ...[Read More]

Reflections – I am a Corporal

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During the Revolutionary War, a group of soldiers was ordered to raise a heavy timber which the enemy had caused to block the road.  They could scarcely lift it from the group.  A young corporal stood by, urging the men to lift hard, and shouting, “Now boys, right up!”  With each subsequent failure to move the immense timber, the corporal’s commandeering sounded more and more sev ...[Read More]

Lessons From the Geese

Lessons From the Geese

  Fact 1: As each goose flap its wings it creates an“uplift” for the birds that follow. By flying in a “V” formation, the whole flock adds 71% greater range than if each bird flew alone. Lesson: People who share a common sense of direction and community can get where they are going quicker and easier because they are traveling on the thrust of one another. Fact 2: When a goose falls out of fo ...[Read More]