Extreme Ownership — How U.S. Navy Seals Lead and Win

July 17, 2020By OpKicksBook Reviews

Extreme Ownership – How U.S. Navy Seals Lead and Win | Authors: Jocko Willink and Leif Babin, 2015 | What’s it all About? These guys just blew me away.  I consumed this book through audio; loved their voices and how they told their story.  The way they run the Navy Seals has so many basic principles … Read More

Episode #10 Building Resilience through COVID-19

April 8, 2020By OpKicksPodcast Preview

Join us for the first time recording in separate locations.  With everything going on in our world and practicing safe distancing we wanted to do our part and still provide you, our listeners with a good quality podcast.  Today’s theme is resiliency and how do we work this into our daily lives during this  COVID-19 … Read More

Episode #8 Lianne Gallie

March 11, 2020By OpKicksPodcast Preview

Privileged to have this dynamic woman share her path of mindfulness growing in all areas in manufacturing Human Resources, and now teaching these lessons at the college level.  Join us as we have fun with our friend Lianne Gallie, who provides great insights in how channel your emotions with intention! 2:19. My growing up phase. … Read More

Episode #7 Brian Skerrett

February 26, 2020By OpKicksPodcast Preview

Welcome Mindfulness Manufacturing community!  The legendary Brian Skerrett shares some of his wisdom gained through his 40 plus year career.  A pioneer integrating mindfulness and leadership training, it is a privilege to share this with you today.  His primary focus has been business coaching, with a niche in helping people to make individual changes today … Read More

Episode #6 JC Wilkinson

February 12, 2020By OpKicksPodcast Preview

Welcome Mindfulness Manufacturing community! Today we get some great insights from JC Wilkinson.  He is currently the  VP of Business Transformation for Vivid Impact based in Louisville KY.  Prior to Vivid Impact, JC spent 10 years as a COO/CFO for privately held organizations and another 10 years working with regional consulting firms providing accounting, tax, … Read More

Turn the Ship Around

February 6, 2020By OpKicksBook Reviews

Turn the Ship Around:  A True Story of Turning Followers into Leaders | Author: L. David Marquet, 2013 | What’s it all About? The first introduction I had to David Marquet was actually a cartoon, “Greatness” by David Marquet.  Someone had shared it with me, and I started using it in some of my training … Read More

Episode #5 Andrew De Haan Part 2

January 29, 2020By OpKicksPodcast Preview No Comments

Welcome Mindfulness Manufacturing community!  Enjoy more great discussions with Andrew De Haan Part 2.  He is a culture builder in automotive manufacturing.  A toolmaker with a love for people and leadership.  He touches on aspects of emotional intelligence, discusses his mistakes and successes, and shares a few laughs.  Including his mantra of -Do what is … Read More