Great Life, Great Career - #25 Joel Peterson

March 28, 2019 Scott Miller

Entrepreneurial Leadership: Learning to Lead Others Before Leading Yourself With Joel Peterson

Great Life, Great Career hosted by Scott Miller, brings together insights, proven principles, and expert advice on aligning your passions and talents with your purpose and mission. This week Scott is joined by investor, Stanford professor, JetBlue Chairman, and entrepreneur Joel Peterson to discuss entrepreneurial leadership and the unmistakable attributes of successful entrepreneurs.



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Guest Bio:

Joel Peterson is the Founding Partner and Chairman of Peterson Partners. Joel has a long history of successful growth capital investments in a variety of industries. He currently teaches Entrepreneurial Management at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, is the Chairman of the Board of Overseers at the Hoover Institution at Stanford as well as the Chairman of the Board at JetBlue Airways, and serves as a Director of Franklin Covey. He served formerly as Managing Partner of Trammell Crow Company. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.  Joel is the author of The 10 Laws of Trust: Building the Bonds that make a Business Great.

Episode breakdown:

  • Building leadership skill in entrepreneurs
  • The role of a presider, manager, and entrepreneur
  • The founders trap
  • The 10 laws of trust
  • Betrayal in business
  • Advice for early-stage entrepreneurs
  • The difference between stars and divas


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About the Author

Scott Miller

Scott J. Miller is Executive Vice President of Business Development and Chief Marketing Officer for FranklinCovey. Scott has been with the company for 20 years, and previously served as Vice President of Business Development and Marketing. His role as EVP and Chief Marketing Officer caps 12 years on the front line, working with thousands of client facilitators across many markets and countries.

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