PODCAST #118: The Special Forces Approach To Leadership | Jan Rutherford


In this episode, Kevin discusses self-reliant leadership with guest, Jan Rutherford. Jan has over 25 years of business experience and has held executive roles in business development, marketing, sales, training, product management, and as a CEO. Jan entered the U.S. Army at age 17 (weighing 114 pounds), where he spent six years in Special Forces as a medic and “A” team executive officer, and three years as a military intelligence officer. In 2011, Jan founded Self-Reliant Leadership, LLC –a leadership development firm focused on helping leaders and teams develop self-reliance to create powerful results through executive workshops, custom programs, coaching, and wilderness expeditions. As a professional speaker, Jan presents the self-reliant leadership principles contained in his book The Littlest Green Beret: On Self-Reliant Leadership. Half the proceeds of Jan’s book are distributed to the Green Beret and Special Operations Warrior Foundations.


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