Trident Takeaways From Rorke Denver

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.

Trident Takeaway with Rorke Denver

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?

An Interview With Steve Wozniak

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.

Steve Wozniak Interview

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:

Build it

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.

The Power Of The Other

Dr. Henry Cloud is an acclaimed leadership expert and bestselling author. He draws on his experience in business, leadership consulting, and his practice as a clinical psychologist, to impart practical and effective advice for improving leadership skills and workplace performance. Dr. Cloud has written or co-written over twenty books, including the bestseller Boundaries , which sold over two million copies.

The power of others

What Is Leadership?

Leadership is comprised of multiple things.

Leadership requires vision. Then vision requires us to engage talent. From there, you execute a plan or strategy. And then you adapt.

Last but not least, leadership is about the people you lead.

How Do You Find More?

Navy Seals are put through Hell Week. Their bodies and mind are pushed to the limits.

At times, these Seals feel like they have nothing left. They have no more.

Then what happens? What happens when you hit the limit?

What Does It Take To Win?

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.

Do you know what it takes to win?

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?

Depth Before Height

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’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.

Depth comes before height

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.