Flashcards in Chapter 1: Extreme Ownership Deck (9)
All responsibility for success and failure rests with ____
The leader must acknowledge mistakes and admit failures, take ownership of them, and develop a ____ to win.
When subordinates aren't doing what they should, leader that exercise extreme ownership cannot blame subordinates. The leader bears full responsibility for ____
explaining the strategic mission, developing the tactics, and securing the training and resources to enable the team to properly and successfully execute.
If an individual is not performing at the level required for the team to succeed, the leader must ____
train and mentor that under-performer. But if the under-performer continually fails to meet standards, then a leader who expertise Extreme Ownership must be loyal to the team and the mission above any individual. If under-performers cannot improve, the leader must make the tough call to terminate them and hire others who can get the job done. It is all on the leader.
Taking ownership when things go wrong requires ____
extraordinary humility and courage.
Extreme ownership requires leaders to look at an organizations problems through the objective lens of reality, without emotional attachments to agendas or plans. A leader must ____
set ego aside, accept responsibility for failures, attack weaknesses, and consistently work to build a better more effective team.
A leader does not take credit for the teams success but bestows that honor upon ____
the subordinate leaders and team members.
When a leader sets an extreme ownership example and expects this from junior leaders within the team, the mindset develops into ____
the teams culture at every level.