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Podcast 162: TOPGUN on Wall Street

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Today on the Consumerism Commentary Podcast, Jay speaks with LT Commander Jeffery Lay, author of TOPGUN on Wall Street: Why US Military Should Run Corporate America.

They talk about the leadership qualities missing from Corporate America and what investors should look at to make the right decisions.

Consumerism Commentary Podcast
TOPGUN on Wall Street: S07E06 / 162


Table of contents

TOPGUN on Wall Street on Amazon[00:00] Introduction from Jay Frosting
[00:33] Interview with LT Commander Jeffery Lay
[00:47] Corporate America leaders should focus on responsibility first and credit last
[02:01] Re-introducing a sense of reverence for your institution
[04:25] Leaders are responsible for improving fellow employees
[05:59] Mutual accountability and rank-less debriefing
[06:50] Four important components: plan, brief, execute, debrief
[09:43] Jeff’s transition toward a sometimes baffling Wall Street
[12:04] Think like a fighter pilot: always be assessing risk
[13:17] Repeating a mistake is much worse than making a single mistake
[16:17] How can America best move forward?
[18:12] End

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Updated April 12, 2016 and originally published May 27, 2012.

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Luke Landes is the founder of Consumerism Commentary. He has been blogging and writing for the internet since 1995 and has been building online communities since 1991. Find out more about Luke Landes and follow him on Twitter. View all articles by .

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