In today’s episode of Bricks & Bytes, we have James Swanston, the CEO and co-founder of Voyage Control and an ex-officer in the British Army.
Learn about military leadership principles applied to business and entrepreneurship, war strategies to improve decision-making, how military principles work in business, and much more!
Tune in to find out about:
- Serving as an army officer and key lessons learned
- Applying war principles to business decisions
- Making long-term plans and dealing with uncertainty
- Stress management and discipline for entrepreneurs
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James Swanston | CEO and Co-founder of Voyage Control | ConTech
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(0:00-2:59) – Intro
(2:59-6:40) – Background on military experience
(6:40-9:45) – Key lessons as an army officer
(9:45-12:01) – War principles relevant to business
(12:01-15:16) – Motivation for starting Voyage Control
(15:16-16:19) – Teamwork lessons from military
(16:19-17:09) – Principles for hiring people
(17:09-15:53) – Leadership principles
(15:53-24:00) – Decision-making process in military
(24:00-27:39) – Dealing with unexpected challenges
(27:39-29:29) – Stress management
(29:29-31:49) – Discipline lessons learnt
(31:49-40:09) – Logistics experience
(40:09-40:37) – Outro