Task Overload

Task Overload

We have all been there at least once in our lives.  It might be that we are faced with a single, big, fat, hairy challenge and we don’t know where to start.  Or it might be that we are faced with several challenges at once; each one not particularly overwhelming, but together are; with each…

State of Readiness; Brent Gleeson; Navy SEAL and Author of “Taking Point” and “Embrace the Suck”

State of Readiness; Brent Gleeson; Navy SEAL and Author of “Taking Point” and “Embrace the Suck”

Today I invite back to “State of Readiness”, Brent Gleeson, a Navy SEAL combat veteran and serial entrepreneur. In addition to being a best-selling author of “Taking Point” and his new release, “Embrace the Suck“, Brent has leveraged the principles of leadership, discipline, accountability and resiliency learned in training and applied down range for building…

You Don’t Have to Be CEO to Be a Visionary Leader

You Don’t Have to Be CEO to Be a Visionary Leader

Summary. Creating a unifying vision for an organization is a fundamental skill for leaders. A simple, bold, inspirational vision can feel almost magical: it brings people throughout the company together around a common goal and provides a focal point for developing strategies to achieve a better future. Unfortunately, however, building a vision has become more…

Cross-Silo Leadership

Cross-Silo Leadership

How to create more value by connecting experts from inside and outside the organization Though most executives recognize the importance of breaking down silos to help people collaborate across boundaries, they struggle to make it happen. That’s understandable: It is devilishly difficult. Think about your own relationships at work—the people you report to and those who report…

State of Readiness; Carey “Vixen” Lohrenz, US Navy F-14 Fighter Pilot and Author

State of Readiness; Carey “Vixen” Lohrenz, US Navy F-14 Fighter Pilot and Author

Her books are “Fearless Leadership” and “Span of Control” In this episode of “State of Readiness”, Joseph Paris invites Carey Lohrenz as his guest. Carey was the first female F-14 fighter pilots in the United States Navy; call-sign Vixen. Given her experiences, she knows well that inconsistent execution in fast-moving, dynamic environments can generate catastrophic…