I have always been intrigued at how our armed forces lead to success in the most pressurised situations where there are only two possible outcomes and one is likely to include death.
Running a business can be very stressful especially when things aren't going to plan and you aren't blessed with a wardrobe of cash reserves to call upon. However, rationally, fighting on any frontline is nowhere close to life in a small business and these 13 Leadership lessons are a great way to reflect on how we, as business owners, can best prepare ourselves and our teams to overcome even the worst adversity and ultimately achieve our goals.
I was recently introduced to a different breed of entrepreneur: veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. These men have applied what they learned in battle to lead their small businesses. I've already used several lessons to help run my firm, Peppercomm. Check out these 13 tips from the front lines: