You would assume that someone whose career history includes such entries as Chairman and CEO of TrailRunner International, SVP Head of International Corporate affairs for Alibaba Group, EVP of communications for PepsiCo, Chief of Staff to the US Secretary of the Treasury Henry Paulson, AND Senior Advisor to US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, would have some interesting insights to share wouldn't you? And you'd be right!
In today's episode of The Higher Standard, Chris sits down with Jim Wilkinson, whose resume contains all of the above and much more. Jim shares some of the wisdom and experiences he's accumulated throughout his career.
You'll learn a little about Jim's extensive background, from his time at Yale in the Global Executive Leadership program to leading TrailRunner International.
You'll discover the concept of "intensive ambiguity" - the idea that you can never truly predict where your life or career will go, and why you need to focus on daily wins more than detailed, long-term plans.
You'll also learn why being in business is surprisingly similar to being a mixed martial arts fighter.
This is a show you do not want to miss! Join Chris and Jim as they unpack a wealth of insights and advice about business and life.
What You’ll Learn in this Show:
- A little about Jim's extensive background and his philosophy around working harder than everyone else.
- Why he believes that you can never truly predict where your life or career will go, and why you need to focus on daily wins more than detailed, long-term plans.
- The surprising similarities between being in business and being a mixed martial arts fighter.
- And so much more...