History is filled with great speeches, delivered precisely by the best orators of their time.
They are important to study and learn; key insights to moving people in a direction that you desire. And moving people to do things you want them to do is an integral characteristic of leadership. 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 of the University of Texas at Austin (his alma mater).
The speech wasn’t your normal 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…]