Ryan Pitts on Leadership: Mission First, Success Follows.
During 6 years in the United States Army, SSgt Ryan Pitts was guided by one principle - mission first, everything else takes care of itself. Every action a leader takes should be guided by the pursuit of accomplishing the mission. They exist to influence others in order to achieve organizational goals. Missions cannot be accomplished without people, and leaders must be good stewards of both. Military leadership stresses these principles, but they aply to any leadership role. Ryan Pitts will explain how he observed and and applied this focus to lead in and out of the military.