The military and entrepreneurship are two very different worlds, yet share many similarities.
In this time of crisis, we can learn so much from the military in regards to leadership and how to respond when faced with stressful situations.
Most importantly, how do you lead yourself and become your business’ greatest warrior?
In this episode, Bram shares his expertise on the subject of leadership, and the lessons he learned from the military that we can use in the business realm.
WHAT YOU’LL DISCOVER IN THIS EPISODE:
- Emotional intelligence in leadership (11:05)
- Imposed discipline to self discipline (17:00)
- Quick decision-making in stressful situations (19:52)
- How visualizing the problem prepares you (21:33)
- Complexity and structure (26:47)
- How the principles of leadership apply to business (42:15)
- Self leadership (46:02)
Bram Connolly is the host of the WarriorU Podcast and the Managing Director and founder of Hindsight Leadership and Resilience, a company that seeks to develop the best leaders across varied industries. Bram completed 20 years in the Australian Defence Force, 15 years within the Australian Special Operations Command. He was a founding member of the modern Australian Commando Capability and his career deployments include Somalia, Timor twice and Afghanistan twice.
Bram was also a founding member of the East Coast Tactical Assault Group which was raised in response to the events of September 11. Bram was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal for leadership in combat not long before retiring from full time duty in 2012 as a Major. His focus now is on helping others to understand the intricate and very grey nature of leadership.
LINKS/RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE
WarriorU Podcast – episode 83, How Thought Leadership Helps You Live A Purposeful Life with Samantha Riley
The Fighting Season by Bram Connolly
Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World by David Epstein
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