Shoot for the Moon: Ozan Varol

Join astrophysicist, law professor, and bestselling author of Think Like a Rocket Scientist, Ozan Varol, as he sheds light on the unique way rocket scientists think and how that perspective, idealism, and eye to the sky can propel your business forward.

Guest Bio:

Hi, I’m Ozan. I’m the author of the bestselling book Think Like a Rocket Scientist: Simple Strategies You Can Use to Make Giant Leaps in Work and Life. I’m a husband. Dog father. Law professor. Soccer lover. Movie watcher who still gets Netflix DVDs in the mail.

I’m dedicated to helping people like you to dream big and reimagine the status quo. I believe that outdated conventional wisdom holds us back. I believe that society has seduced us into assuming that flying lower is safer than flying higher, that coasting is better than soaring, and that small dreams are wiser than bigger ones. I believe that reimagining—not just resisting—the status quo is the key to unlocking our full potential.

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About the Author

Scott Miller

Scott Miller is a 25-year associate of FranklinCovey and serves as Senior Advisor, Thought Leadership. Scott hosts the world’s largest and fastest-growing podcast/newsletter devoted to leadership development, On Leadership. Additionally, Scott is the author of the multi-week Amazon #1 New Release, Management Mess to Leadership Success: 30 Challenges to Become the Leader You Would Follow, and the Wall Street Journal bestseller, Everyone Deserves a Great Manager: The 6 Critical Practices for Leading a Team. Previously, Scott worked for the Disney Development Company and grew up in Central Florida. He lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, with his wife and three sons.

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