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Jeff Boss
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Attended Ohio State University
Lives in Richmond, VA
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Breeding trust begins first by extending trust.
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Manage. Visualize. Establish benchmarks. Repeat.
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Not all teams are created equal. Here's why...
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Jeff Boss, highly decorated Navy Seal Veteran, introduced his latest project, “Navigating Chaos: How To Find Certainty In Uncertain Situations.”
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The common belief about personality and leadership is that strong leaders are extroverts, that they can walk into any room and immediately attract a crowd; start spewing out platitudes about the latest ice-cream flavor and sports highlights and immediately spark new friendships—and sweet tooths (I didn’t think “sweet teeth” would [...]
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Hey Jane! I agree--especially about recess, haha. I don't know if you just saw today's article, but you'll probably like this one, too:

http://www.forbes.com/sites/jeffboss/2015/09/10/6-facts-you-should-know-about-introverts-that-have-significant-leadership-implications/

Have a good day!
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Knowing how to unlock and integrate potential into the company is critical to enhancing business performance. Here are three ways how to motivate millenial talent.
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There's one competitive advantage that we can all enhance.
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The reversible thumb and the capacity to laugh at situations you'd prefer you weren't mired in are two attributes unique to humans.
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Great article, Mr. Boss.
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Much has been written about the differences between introverts and extroverts. Susan Cain’s book Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking provides the single greatest source of data compiled on the differences between introverts and extroverts (at least that I’ve found) and has completely changed my perspective on how and why people communicate. Here's why.
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Executive and leadership coach, author, writer, former Navy SEAL.
Education
  • Ohio State University
    BA, Spanish, 1996 - 2000
  • Norwich University
    MS, Organizational Leadership, 2009 - 2011
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Gender
Male
Work
Occupation
Adaptability Coach, writer, speaker
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Leadership development, speaking, spanish, CrossLead implementation
Employment
  • Adaptability Coach
    Personal and Executive Coach, 2013 - present
    I help individuals and organizations stay competitive through leadership coaching with a special focus on adaptability.
  • The McChrystal Group
    Consultant, 2013 - 2015
    To change the way the world does business.
  • US Navy
    Special Operator, 2000 - 2013
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Richmond, VA
Previously
Washington, DC
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The One (Not So Sexy) Leadership Trait You Need For Success
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Change is inevitable. To cope with the everyday office fires that arise out of the depths of nothingness and to sustain progress, there’s on

3 Ways Great Companies Maximize Their Innovation And Stay Relevant
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Every individual, sports team, organizational division and company faces the same challenge: innovation. Specifically, to navigate the indus

15 Unique 30-Day Challenges Guaranteed To Make You A Better You
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8 Inspirational Principles To Be Successful In The New Year
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Start the year off right by following these eight principles for success.

How To Get Motivated And Crush Your New Year's Resolutions
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Change is constant. Progress isn't. Learn these 7 ways for how to get motivated and stay motivated for 2015.

4 Simple Goal Setting Ideas For 2015
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With New Year’s (Resolution) eve just around the corner, many people want to inspire themselves to become better but don’t for two reasons:

7 Leadership Takeaways From The Battlefield To The Boardroom
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What Success REALLY Looks Like
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How Smart Learners Stay Smart: 16 Ways To Stay On The Cutting Edge
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Everybody wants to be smarter. Unfortunately, not all of us will get there. There is a distinct line between smart learners and those who ju

Leading In Adversity: A Tech CEO On What Leadership Means In An Age Of U...
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Minimize The Daily 'Office Fires' And Set Your Organization Up For Succe...
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In the military we had a contingency plan for everything. Loss of radio communications? No problem, use hand signals. A broken down vehicle?

4 Steps To Increasing Your Emotional Agility (And Why You Should)
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It may be cliché but the saying that “attitude is contagious” is true. How you, your team, or your leader shows up is everything—inspiring o

How To Increase Your Decision-Making Space
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Making difficult decisions is one aspect that separates strong leaders from weak ones, professionals from amateurs. A good leader is one who

5 Easy Ways To Make Your Next Meeting Memorably Effective
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I don’t know about you, but I love meetings. They’re always accurate, never late, and cover just the right amount of information so as not t

The Bare Truth About Hospitals, And Why It's Time For A Revolution
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Going to a hospital for patient care has become almost more painful than an ailment itself. Hospitals—whether wittingly or not—are very mili

14 Signs You're On The Path To Awesomeness
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To sustain superior performance in anything requires focus, determination and an unquestionable purpose to endure when others quit. Whether

4 Ways To Embrace Adaptability
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To survive in today’s constantly changing business landscape requires a new level of comfort in uncertainty. Adaptability is what allows org

Why Narcissism May Be Your Business's Best Friend
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Every workplace houses at least one individual who slipped through the selection cracks and displays a completely different personality from

5 Ways to Create More Time In Your Schedule
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To reap the rewards of the freedom that dedicated white space affords and avoid the potential for overwork, try these five ways to allocate