By Jan Rutherford, Principal, thoughtLEADERS, LLC

Building Self-Reliant Leadership

Language: English
All Levels

Course description

The Littlest Green Beret explores the skills and attributes leaders need to develop to be self-reliant so they can overcome adversity when it strikes. The book's author, Jan Rutherford, shares his perspectives and insights from the book in this video-based course. The value of this course to participants and the organization are: - A better sense of self and increased confidence as a leader - Improved abilities to recognize and deal with adversity as it arises - Better individual and team performance because of stronger leadership.

Objectives Dealing with Adversity Conducting Self-Discovery Work Being a Good Coach Learned Optimism Building Teams Instigating Change

Who is it for The target audience for this course is leaders and future leaders who want to strengthen their leadership skills.

Related Skills

Course overview - 8

  • Dealing with Adversity

  • The Illusion of Control

  • Using Crucibles for Self-Discovery

  • Being a Good Coach

  • Learned Optimism

  • Building Teams

  • Instigating Change

  • Hearing the Unhear

Meet your instructor

Jan Rutherford
Jan RutherfordPrincipal, thoughtLEADERS, LLC
Jan Rutherford is a principal at thoughtLEADERS. He has over 25 years of business experience and has held executive roles in business development, marketing, sales, training, product management, and as a CEO. Prior to his business career, Jan joined the U.S. Army at age 17 and spent six years in Special Forces as a medic and “A” team executive officer, and three years as a military intelligence officer. He’s one of the founders of The Leadership Podcast and is the author of The Littlest Green Beret.