Episode Description

Tom Harker former Secretary of the US Navy joins the DC Local Leaders Podcast.

Tom shares the Power of learning from our mistake. Our perceived “failures” ends up being our greatest lessons.

⭐𝗥𝗲𝗮𝗰𝗵 𝗬𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗙𝘂𝗹𝗹 𝗣𝗼𝘁𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗶𝗮𝗹! 𝗦𝘂𝗯𝘀𝗰𝗿𝗶𝗯𝗲 𝗧𝗼𝗱𝗮𝘆 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝘀𝗵𝗼𝗿𝘁 𝗠𝗶𝗻𝗱𝘀𝗲𝘁 𝗧𝗼𝗼𝗹𝘀 & 𝗙𝘂𝗹𝗹 𝗜𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝘃𝗶𝗲𝘄𝘀 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝗜𝗺𝗽𝗮𝗰𝘁𝗳𝘂𝗹 𝗟𝗲𝗮𝗱𝗲𝗿𝘀.

The DC Local Leaders Podcast Investigates the #Mindset of Impactful Leaders

Fun Fact : Not only is Tom an avid Beach Volley Ball player he's a surfing fanatic as well.

Tom reflects on #gratitude as he recalls the Impactful lessons he's learned throughout his career.

He shares a memory as a young Guardsman in the U.S. Coast Guard bringing a ship into port and making every mistake imaginable -causing damage to pier, all while his commanding officer patiently allowed him to work through fear, anxiety and mental spiral.

This ends up being the most powerful lesson of his life and that experience has been a catalyst for his continuous #personaldevelopment and his #mentorship of others.

He opens up on his experience with asking for help and the power of working on our #mentalhealth. In the same way we would our physical health he stresses the importance of Mental health for both active duty and #veterans . He is passionate ending the stigmas around mental health within the #miliary and helping all who may be suffering in silence.

Tom has navigated multiple responsibilities from the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and eventually to the Secretary and CFO of the US Navy.

The lessons he’s learned as the Navy’s CFO applies to #leadership and to LifeHe gives us some insights on how he Mentros others to evaluate Risk and Rewards and its point of diminishing return not just as a finiacial model but in our own lives.

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The DC Local Leaders Podcast sharing the #Mindset, #Motivations & #Habits of Executive #Leaders

𝐁𝐮𝐢𝐥𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐌𝐞𝐚𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠𝐟𝐮𝐥 𝐂𝐨𝐧𝐧𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐇𝐞𝐥𝐩 𝐔𝐬 𝐆𝐞𝐭 𝟏% 𝐁𝐞𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐄𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐲 𝐃𝐚𝐲!

Find a #mentor | Change your #habits | Change your Life!

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Phillip Naithram

Entrepreneur & Podcaster

•Creator of The DC Local Leaders Podcast
•Event MC & Moderator
•CEO of SHIFT Media Studios