No. 1: Stay true to your vision.
In the book Extreme Ownership, retired Navy SEALs Jocko Willink and Leif Babin explain there are “no bad teams, only bad leaders.” These 10 highly successful entrepreneurs share their best piece of advice on how to successfully lead any team.
1. Stay true to your vision.
An outstanding leader balances two opposing skills: external sensing and internal conviction. Be sharply sensitive to external cues from customers, employees and competitors. But concurrently, have the internal conviction to push a visionary agenda, even when it’s unpopular. The trick is to steadfastly navigate between the two modes. …