041- Terry Tucker is a retired police officer and SWAT team negotiator, NCAA basketball player and cancer patient. After coping with a rare from of melanoma in his foot, Terry eventually had his leg amputated and now has a new diagnosis elsewhere in his body. After a young person asked him for life advice, he crafted ten guiding principles to live by and wrote a memoir: “Sustainable Excellence: Ten Principles To Leading Your Uncommon And Extraordinary Life”
2:45 – Introduction to Terry and the motivation behind writing his memoir
9:30 – the “if you need anything let me know” cop-out
12:30 – self- limiting beliefs
19:15 – stepping away from blaming others and taking responsibility for your own success
21:30 – Terry’s perspective on the criticisms of policing in recent years as a retired police officer
26:00 – listening to respond vs listening to understand
39:30 – Terry’s perspective on drug law and prohibition after spending a career enforcing that law
44:30 – what role does faith play in Terry’s life?
50:30 – the fallacy of chasing money and power + your purpose doesn’t have to be your job + Terry’s Book recs (Legacy – James Kerr)
56:00 – 3 Things Game
- Terry’s question: what are three things you have learned about leadership?
- Thomas’ question- what are three things you learned about listening