Nov 11, 2020
In this special Veterans Day
episode, Col (Ret) Dr Russ Barnes, PhD shares the leadership and life lessons he
learned in his 27 years with the U.S. Air Force. In talking about
his Air Force career, Russ discusses the challenges he faced and
how he dealt with them. In addition we talk about
the importance of being authentic
and following your own path.
Moreover Russ talks about the
challenges of being an entrepreneur and shares the basic skills
needed to start a business. Furthermore, as a strategist, Russ is a
path finder. He specializes in Strategy Development and Organization Design
for Small Business. Moreover, Russ is committed to helping
small business owners become purposefully profitable on their way
to entrepreneurial prosperity.
Finally, at the end of the
episode, Russ and Emily talk about systemic injustice and how we as
individuals can contribute to resolving issues that seem bigger
and Russ talk about how they met and their mutual love of
each have the superpower of being a leftie!
Russ talks about his Air Force career.
- Furthermore, he talks about how he handled the
adversity he faced during his Air Force career as well as his
perspectives on leadership.
is an INTJ (Meyers Briggs).
shares when he learned he was an INTJ and and how it impacted his
Russ explains the difference between staff vs operational positions
and importance of staff work.
shares some of his authentic leadership practices.
Russ retired as a Colonel, he had a goal to never work for anybody
has had a few different jobs after he retired.
Russ shares how he became an entrepreneur and some of his struggles
and realizations along the way.
- As an
entrepreneur, Russ learned about the struggle entrepreneurs face in
learned how to create a value proposition.
shares the 3 basic skills needed to build successful
he talks about how to put a price on the value you
- Furthermore, Russ helps people get out of
he knows how to do it because he did it
helps entrepreneurs become purposeful on their path to
shares a story about how he learned some lessons on pricing his
is a strategist. Not a coach or a consultant.
shares the lessons he learned in pricing his services as an
company is all about intentionality and purpose.
entrepreneurs haven't thought about where they want to take their
explains his definitions of strategy and business.
he shares the kinds of things he discusses with his
a Mastermind or invest in a coach. Surround yourself with people
important to know yourself and how you work best.
- Finally, Russ shares his message on social
justice and what individuals can do to move social justice along in
the right direction.