In this edition ... Navy SEALs Use These 4 Psychology Tricks to Succeed Under Pressure ... How Innovators Create! ... Rock On!
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Navy SEALs Use These 4 Psychology Tricks to Succeed Under Extreme Pressure
This great article from Inc, talks about the methods Navy SEALs use to succeed under extreme pressure.
An ex-Navy SEAL talks about a particularly onerous part of their training--known as the underwater competency test.
It's intended to help the SEALs be ready for any underwater situation. The test features instructors who "attack" scuba-geared trainees underwater, tying knots in their air hoses, ripping masks off their faces, and causing general mayhem.
Most SEALs were failing on their first attempt and many failed on their second and even third attempt ... until the Navy injected psychology and brain science...
Check out the 4 Tricks and see if you can name the similarities between the EOS tools and disciplines and the 4 SEAL tricks..
Leave a Reply (below) with your answer ... Best answer (by EOD Wednesday) WINS a copy of TRACTION by Gino Wickman.
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Book I'm Listening To...
I love biographies. Getting immersed in the stories of extraordinary people provides a glimpse into the way they think and act ... and the outcomes they create. These stories usually reveal the success habits that can be emulated.
I have enjoyed getting better acquainted with the individuals who have shaped the tech landscape over the past 200 years. I especially enjoyed the accounts of the creation of Silicon Valley, the people who started Intel, and creation of the first video games.
The success theme I saw in most of the stories was the power of a good team!
by Walter Isaacson - (17.5 hrs Audible)
In a recent EOS® Quarterly Meeting, the leadership team was proud to report that they had completed each of the ten Rocks (key priorities) that they had committed to getting done. They had gotten close in previous quarters, always exceeding the goal of 80% completion but this was their first “100% quarter”.
In fact, I’ve conducted hundreds of sessions with leadership teams over the years and none has ever completed all their Rocks. So, I asked the Integrator and his team, “What did you do differently this quarter to complete all your Rocks?”
Here’s what they shared...
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