Next up at Leadercast is Commander Rorke T. Denver. Denver has run every phase of training for the U.S. Navy SEALs and led special-forces missions in the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and other international hot spots. He starred in the hit film Act of Valor, which is based on true SEAL adventures. His NY Times Bestseller takes you inside his personal story and the fascinating, demanding SEAL training program he oversaw.
We often think about leadership as a spear or a sword. The attack and going after the mission.
Leaders forget about the shield. The shield is for protection. To care for those we’re leading.
Don’t forget your shield!
3 Trident Takeaways –
Win the gunfight first: You have to win the gunfight. If you don’t win the fight, no one is going home.
What is the gunfight for you as a leader? Read more...
A Silicon Valley icon and philanthropist for more than 30 years, Steve Wozniak has helped shape the computing industry with his design of Apple’s first line of products, the Apple I and II, and influenced the popular Macintosh. Today, he’s here with us at Leadercast Live 2016.
How do you translate vision into action and making it happen? This happened almost accidentally. It wasn’t a vision of where computers would go. But of what computers would help us do.
There was a practical way he began to translate his vision. Here is what he did to translate vision to action:
Show it off
Give it away
What’s your leadership style? Steve tries to show off his techniques. He brought his designs and ideas and show them how to do it. Read more...
The fifth speaker at Leadercast Live 2016 is Nick Saban.
Nick Saban is the head football coach at the University of Alabama. Coach Saban is also one of two coaches to win at least two BCS national championships and the first to accomplish this at two different schools.
What Does It Take To Win?
The number one thing to win is your mindset.
Process: Process defines what you need to do to win.
Work ethic and discipline: You can have the mindset. You can have the process. But many of us fall off the wagon when it comes to following through on discipline.
To Coach Saban, discipline is knowing what you have to do but you don’t want to do it. Will you do it?
It is also knowing what you don’t want to do but should do it. Do you do it? Read more...
After our first break, we’re ready to hear James Brown. James Brown is a three-time Emmy award-winning network broadcaster and in 2010 was named SI.com’s “Best Studio Host of the Decade”. He is the host of “The NFL Today” on CBS and Super Bowl 50, host of “Thursday Night Football” on CBS and Special Correspondent for CBS News, contributing to various programs including “60 Minutes”.
Previous broadcasting roles include co-host of “Fox NFL Sunday”, host of “Inside The NFL” on Showtime correspondent for “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel” on HBO and a nationally syndicated radio show on Sporting News Radio.
Focus On The Individual
Good communication skills: There are 3 elements to communication skills. They are speaking, writing, and listening.
Good attire: You must dress for success. The way you dress makes a statement about you before you even open your mouth. Read more...
Next up is Kat Cole who is the CEO of FOCUS Brands.
Kat shares a story of her childhood. It’s a sad story.
One day, her mom tells Kat that it’s time to go. They were leaving their abusive home.
Her mom took a long time to get to that point. And Kat sat there wondering: What took you so long, mom?
We have a problem with our perspective. We, who aren’t close to the action, fail to see what’s truly happening. We struggle with coming to a conclusion.
We have finite resources. Yet there’s lots of need out in the world. Read more...