Category: leadership

EP 067 Interview: Eric Davis, Simplifying Life with a Navy SEAL Sniper Instructor

Constant misfortune brings this one blessing: to whom it always assails, it eventually fortifies. Seneca What if you had a chance to chat with the person who trained THE American Sniper-Chris Kyle how to shoot? What would ask him about achieving excellence, dealing with adversity, and simplifying complexity? Well, hopefully we did a fair job […]

EP 063 Leadership Expedition Part 1: Sharpening the Axe

I wonder if I can do that. I WANT there to be some sort of doubt…fight that doubt, come up with strategies to beat that. Brian “Tosh” Chontosh-The Hard Way Summary An hour West of Boulder Colorado, there’s a special place called the Crooked Butterfly Ranch. It’s about 20 acres and doesn’t have many fences […]

Ep 050 Interview: Brian Chontosh, Doing Hard Things: Pushing Margins to find ourselves

“The opportunity to serve is the greatest privilege you will ever have.” -Tosh Humans are incredible (ALL of US), and pushing ourselves is relative. However, it is valuable to examine people who push the limits beyond most of our understanding. In Episode 050, we had the pleasure to interview Brian Chontosh. I would encourage you […]

Ep 043 Interview: Chris Long

“If you’re going to tell me that nothing you do matters, then stay inside.” –Chris Long Our mission at the WFO Life Podcast is to provide valuable content to our listeners. We reach out to many unique and diverse people to accomplish this mission. Episode 43 undoubtedly advances our mission to provide valuable content and […]

Ep 042 Interview: Lieutenant Colonel Nick Lozar on Leadership

Early in the morning…Collect your thoughts and don’t be scared of silence from time to time… –LtCol Nick Lozar Continuing on the theme from Episode 41: Tribes, we reached into our own Tribe for this week’s episode. We are fortunate to have someone in our personal Tribe who is an Iraq and Afghanistan Combat Veteran, […]

Ep 040 Interview: Rex Houze, Attitude: The Difference Maker

We have met the enemy and he is us. Walt Kelly, Pogo Comic Strip Our guest today is Rex Houze. Rex is the author of six leadership books, and probably more impressively, he has been married for 53 years and given over 3,000 presentations to leaders all around the country. We discussed his most recent […]

EP 034 Interview: Sara Perry, PhD, How to thrive in a remote work world

“He who is best prepared can best serve his moment of inspiration.” ― Samuel Taylor Coleridge Sara Jansen Perry is an assistant professor of management in the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University. She is an expert in how employees and leaders experience stress at work, including in remote work settings. She has been consulted […]

Ep 028: On Leadership #2

“Among the men who fought on Iwo Jima, uncommon valor was a common virtue.”  -Admiral Chester Nimitz This month marks the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II. During the entire war, 82 Marines were awarded the Medal of Honor; 22 Medals of Honor were awarded during the two months […]

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