Building A Bridge To Innovation
Extreme ownership ... take full responsibility for what is happening or has happened.
The leaders motto:
If it's a good job .. they did it
If it's a bad job ... I did it
The four laws of innovation
The Dichotomy Of Leadership .. own everything that impacts mission success ... but enabling others to lead
Commanders intent is the description & definition of what a successful mission looks like
What does winning look like?
What is the end state?
A successful plan consists of 5 pieces
You've just been made the CEO at your company ... think of all the waste ... inefficiency & stupid things that your company does on a regular basis
What is your plan to fix things
The plan must include a 100 word problem statement and your commanders intent to address the following
Each piece of the plan will fit on a 5x8 index card
4 cards plus one problem statement card
The ideal project is ... a team of highly intelligent people who mutually trust & respect each other ... solving complex problems with humble and competent leadership ... open and honest communication
A true team who execute to win with excellence ... adapt and overcome challenges and obstacles
The ideal project has 4 pieces
The 3 biggest reasons projects fail
The 3 biggest things I see rushed in product development ... which are crucial to success
At the beginning
At the end
Take the time to clearly define & communicate Commander's Intent
Leadership, Product Design & Eliminating Costly Mistakes That Derail Projects & Drive Them Into The Ground.
The #1 rule of product development .. things happens ..
What determines success or failure is how you respond when things go wrong.
There are only two options:
Do it right the first time .. It's faster & cheaper
Travis "Grizzly" Jacobs JA Simulations