History is filled with great speeches, delivered precisely by the best orators of their time.
They are important to study and learn, providing key insights to move people in the direction of their goals and desires.
An integral characteristic of leadership is getting people to move in a certain direction, usually towards the vision of the company. Without that ability, you are just someone with a name and position.
Navy Seal and former commander of the US Navy Seal team that captured Osama bin Laden gave a speech to the 2014 graduating class at his alma mater, the University of Texas at Austin.
The speech wasn’t your run of the mill commencement address. He didn’t talk about getting a good job or being a steward for whatever blah blah blah.
He gave 10 actionable lessons that if applied, can be used to change the world. [Read more…]