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Seek Expert Advice to Be Unstoppable

Seek Expert Advice to Be Unstoppable

The first action we always took as SEALs after learning about a mission assignment was to seek expert advice. It was also the first action we took after deciding what kind of product we wanted to launch at Perfect Fitness. The premise is simple: Learn from those who...

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The Top 12 Unstoppable Posts of 2019

The Top 12 Unstoppable Posts of 2019

As I noted in my last post, I am a goal setter and regularly take stock of where I've been and where I'm heading at intervals throughout the year. I'm on a mission to share my High Performance Frameworks to help leaders and high performance teams achieve more than...

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As You May Know By Now, I Am A Goal Setter

As You May Know By Now, I Am A Goal Setter

And, around this time of year, it's a tradition for me to set three series of goals: Professional, Physical, and Personal (this includes Family). In all cases, I involve the people who are going to help me achieve these goals. Every year my wife (and invaluable...

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The Essential Actions to Building Unstoppable Teams

The Essential Actions to Building Unstoppable Teams

Care is the soil from which teams grow; a leader’s focus provides the fertilizer. Unpack that statement, and you’ll understand what it takes to grow a group of individuals into an Unstoppable Team. I get it, people aren’t plants—although sometimes you might find...

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Are You A Straddler or All-in?

Are You A Straddler or All-in?

In a previous post, I wrote about the seven traits that characterize unstoppable teammates. I call one of them “perspective” because it reflects the way a person responds to life. Perspective comes from experience—how a person thinks and has responded to past...

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Best Business Book of 2019

Best Business Book of 2019

Soundview editors have selected Unstoppable Teams as one of the 30 best business books of the year! Soundview gives you key insights from top business authors by summarizing their books into 20-minute text and audio, as well as utilizing their expertise in webinars,...

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How to Empower Your Team to Innovate

How to Empower Your Team to Innovate

As you solve each problem that surfaces in your business or personal life, take the time to ask, “Is there a better way to do this?” Great teams and leaders are constantly innovating, improving their systems, and inventing new ways to do things better. With the advent...

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The Biggest Obstacle to Success

The Biggest Obstacle to Success

The biggest obstacle to personal and team success is the ego. It can lull us into thinking we are better than we are, it can block us from accepting better ideas, and it can turn away the very people who could help us succeed. In building a team, a team leader’s first...

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