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?
Planning is priceless ... Plans are useless
How does your team respond when a plan changes?
Does everyone seem to know what to do or is there confusion, a lack of meaningful activity, or people standing around waiting to be told what to do next?
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