Eleven combat-tested lessons to win in business and life. The Oracles Published 12:00 pm CDT, Tuesday, March 12, 2019 Photo: Courtney Henderson Photo: Courtney Henderson Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Courtney Henderson I Spent Two Days with Decorated War Veterans. Here's What I Learned About Leadership. 1 / 1 Back to Gallery This is a guest post by Steve Costello, head of membership and co-founder of The Oracles, a mastermind group composed of the world’s leading entrepreneurs. I recently attended Echelon Front MUSTER, an intensive two-day training that teaches combat leadership principles to build high-performance, winning teams. The event was hosted by … [Read more...] about I Spent Two Days with Decorated War Veterans. Here’s What I Learned About Leadership.
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By Joanna Stern The Wall Street Journal Thu., Feb. 7, 2019 When my nanny sends me a photo of my 18-month-old son busy at play, my immediate thought: He’s a genius. When a hacker sent me a photo of my son, after breaking into the baby monitor on my Wi-Fi network, my thought: I’m an idiot. (My editor deleted an expletive from that sentence.) To be fair, I gave Alexander Heid, a certified ethical hacker and chief research and development officer at security firm Security Scorecard, free rein to try to break into all my cameras. Still, that’s no excuse for me not changing the default password. We’re putting cameras in more and more places, yet more and more people are putting tape over their computer webcams because they fear who may be looking. Article Continued Below How secure are these tiny eyes into our private lives? The bad news is, it was possible for Mr. Heid to get into my Windows 10 laptop’s webcam and, from there, my … [Read more...] about What I learned from the hacker who spied on me
The parallels between the two roles taught me three great life lessons. Brad Hillier Published 11:30 am CST, Monday, January 7, 2019 Photo: Claudiad | Getty Images Photo: Claudiad | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Claudiad | Getty Images What I Learned About Leadership, as a CEO Who Became an Adoptive Parent 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Here's something intriguing I recently learned: The characteristics of being a CEO and an adoptive parent are actually strikingly similar. Both require massive amounts of energy, the ability to balance multiple priorities and the ability to work well and empathize with others. Related: Coaching and Parenting Have … [Read more...] about What I Learned About Leadership, as a CEO Who Became an Adoptive Parent
The first leg of my journey up the coast has taught we where Cali thrives and where it nose dives. Kyle Sherman Published 1:52 pm CST, Wednesday, January 2, 2019 Photo: ROBYN BECK | AFP | Getty Images Photo: ROBYN BECK | AFP | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: ROBYN BECK | AFP | Getty Images What I Learned From Visiting 50 California Dispensaries 1 / 1 Back to Gallery I lived in Los Angeles for ten years prior to moving to Colorado. Since then, I’ve been curious how the new legal cannabis market has evolved, and how the culture surrounding it differs from city to city. So I decided to clear my calendar recently for a road trip up and … [Read more...] about What I Learned From Visiting 50 California Dispensaries
We all have a message worth sharing, and sometimes we have to push ourselves to share it. Haley Hoffman Smith Published 10:30 am CST, Wednesday, December 19, 2018 Photo: Morsa Images | Getty Images Photo: Morsa Images | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Morsa Images | Getty Images What I Learned About Public Speaking From Starting My First Speaking Tour 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Just two months ago, I kicked off something I've never done before: a speaking tour. Based on my book Her Big Idea, my talk wrestles with big questions surrounding the self-doubt we all feel when considering action upon our ideas, with the ultimate message as the encouragement to … [Read more...] about What I Learned About Public Speaking From Starting My First Speaking Tour