Wednesday Oct 19, 2022
Ron Higgs - Don’t call yourself an expert unless your peers describe you that way
Ron Higgs tells us that "You can learn from anyone", that you should "Solve more problems than you create" and why we should "Embrace gratitude". Hosted by Diana White
About Ron Higgs
Ron Higgs is a veteran, executive business consultant, engineer, and published author. His career started in the US Navy and included combat flight operations, developmental flight testing, program management, production & manufacturing management, and systems engineering. He has worked in several industries and held leadership positions in startups, small companies, and large corporations. Ron is the founder and principal of Wolf Management Solutions, where he is a business consultant, coach, and Fractional COO who helps companies scale through leadership, organizational development, and process improvement. Ron is passionate about helping BIPOC entrepreneurs become great leaders and build successful businesses.
His education includes a BS in Mathematics from the US Naval Academy, an MS in Systems Engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School, and a certificate in Engineering Flight Test from the US Naval Test Pilot School.
Lesson 1: Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about 02:20
Lesson 2: You can learn from anyone, so always be open. 03:57
Lesson 3: I’ve never had an idea that someone else didn’t make better. 06:25
Lesson 4: Multitasking is BS, focusing is a superpower. 09:13
Lesson 5: Everything is related to leadership and your ability to build relationships is the key 12:53
Lesson 6: Solve more problems than you create 16:41
Lesson 7: You will make mistakes and reasonable people tolerate mistakes. It’s how you make it right that matters. 18:45
Lesson 8: Embrace gratitude - find something to be grateful for in every situation 23:57
Lesson 9: The most valuable thing that you have is your time. “Someday” isn’t a goal or a strategy and you are running out of “someday’s”. 26:02
Lesson 10: Don’t call yourself an expert or a trusted advisor, you’ll know when you get there because your peers will describe you that way 28:33
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