This plot explains the selection criteria for NAVY SEALS

For Navy Seals the real test of a leader is on the basis of Trust.Performance is important but Trust which relates to Character is the primary selection criteria Performance relates to technical competence and can be taught by training whereas Trust is character oriented and hence ones falling in High Trust High Performance , HighContinue reading “This plot explains the selection criteria for NAVY SEALS”

The NAVY SEALS as well as any great work environment share this in common

With respect to performance and Trust , Trust is of much higher importance to Navy Seals and their training is oriented to encourage Trustworthy leaders rather than selfish minded high performing individuals. Performance is related to technical competence and is more related to Intelligence Quotient which can be trained.On the other hand Trust relates toContinue reading “The NAVY SEALS as well as any great work environment share this in common”

Why do NAVY SEALS prefer Trust over Performance?

Whereas Performance relates to technical competence , Trust relates to character. In summary Performance is related to IQ whereas Trust relates to the ability to collaborate with everyone , being likable and relates to EQ. Hence NAVY SEALS prefer leaders who have high EQ over those with high IQ. Adopted from Simon Sinek’s book TheContinue reading “Why do NAVY SEALS prefer Trust over Performance?”

How NAVY SEALS train leaders?

The highly skilled NAVY SEALS are interested in whether or not leaders can cross a water hazard or any other arbitrary obstacle. They are interested in training leaders who can create an environment in which everyone feels trusted and trusting so that they can work together to overcome any obstacle. Performance is technical competence whereasContinue reading “How NAVY SEALS train leaders?”

Performance Or Trust , which does an infinite minded leader choose?

Taking the example of Navy Seals , more than performance the need is of a trustworthy individual. A high performing individual low on trust spoils the environment and the team morale. Whereas a highly trustworthy individual even though lacking in performance is much more in demand since IQ related to performance can be taught EQContinue reading “Performance Or Trust , which does an infinite minded leader choose?”

Performance or Trust , which matters more to NAVY SEAL?

Performance at work is more related to technical competence.Whereas trust is more related to the character of a person. With NAVY SEALs it has often been found that a person high on performance low on trust is regarded as “toxic” & hence often ostracized.This is simply because of the fact that such a person isContinue reading “Performance or Trust , which matters more to NAVY SEAL?”

BUD/S program for US Navy Seals – Sneak peek

The Basic Underwater Demolition for Seals(BUD/S) is a rigorous training program for the iconic NAVY SEALS. This is a test of grit , character and determination.Lots of participants eventually drop out and in the end it is the most determined and gritty who emerge triumphant. To win the program you are not expected to beContinue reading “BUD/S program for US Navy Seals – Sneak peek”