276: Admiral James Stavridis | The Voyage of Character


Manage episode 246023837 series 2030630
By Jordan Harbinger with Jason DeFillippo. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

James Stavridis (@stavridisj) is a retired United States Navy admiral, operating executive with The Carlyle Group, and author. His latest book, Sailing True North: Ten Admirals and the Voyage of Character, is out now.

What We Discuss with James Stavridis:

  • What Admiral Stavridis means when he says we're "overweight in thinking about leadership and underweight in thinking about character."
  • Why creativity and innovation are important for leaders -- and the roadblocks that tend to smother these qualities as we achieve in our lives and careers.
  • Principles followed when top brass make decisions that put people in harm's way.
  • The winners and losers in the recent decision to pull US troops from Syria and what this means for our former allies in the region.
  • Meditations on single malt scotch whisky and the dangers of bringing alcohol to sea on a US Navy ship.
  • And much more...

Full show notes and resources can be found here: https://jordanharbinger.com/276

Sign up for Six-Minute Networking -- our free networking and relationship development mini course -- at jordanharbinger.com/course!

Get two months of Skillshare -- unlimited access to over 18,000 classes in design, business, technology, photography, entrepreneurship, film, writing, and more -- for free at skillshare.com/harbinger!

Need custom graphics, logos, or Web design? Access a community of 600,000+ designers by registering at designcrowd.com/jordan and enjoy up to $100 off with The Jordan Harbinger Show bonus offer!

Xero is online accounting software that can make running every type of business so much easier -- we swear by it in house here at The Jordan Harbinger Show! Try Xero free for 30 days and, if you like it, get 25% off your first three months at xero.com/jordan!

Brooklinen spoils you with the comfort of luxury sheets, towels, bedding, and more without the luxury markup. Get 10 percent off and free shipping when you use promo code JORDAN at Brooklinen.com!

Eight Sleep is the first bed engineered with dynamic cooling and heating that keeps you at the perfect temperature all night long. Get $100 off your purchase when you go to EightSleep.com/jordan!

On Morning Brew's Business Casual, Kinsey Grant sits down with the biggest names in business to talk about the biggest stories in business. This week, they're tackling the streaming...

293 episodes