Speaking, facilitating and coaching to help leaders develop self-reliance to create powerful futures through a confluence of Sparta’s discipline, Socrates’ self-awareness, Aristotle’s courage, Emerson’s self-reliance, and Thoreau’s reflective seclusion. Self Reliant Leadership is synonymous with knowing which questions to ask yourself, and having the courage to answer them and act.self-re·li·ant [self-ri-lahy-uhnt, self-] adjective – relying on oneself or on one’s own powers, resources, etc. “Rugged individualism and a sense of personal responsibility.” Synonyms -independent, assured, enterprising, resolute, capable.
The Littlest Green Beret: On Self-Reliant Leadership
Self-Reliance Learned from Special Forces and Self Leadership Honed as a Business Executive by Jan Rutherford
“Notwithstanding your generation or your state of life – student, new hire, young professional, captain of industry, buck private, or general – this book will enrich your mind and ignite the spiritual forces of your leadership. Jan Rutherford is at once a fire-hardened leader, an inspiring storyteller, and a contemplative scholar. His treatment of Self-Reliant Leadership is the hypergolic fuel that will move you and your organization from excellence to extraordinary, from success to significance.”
–Joseph A. “Bud” Ahearn, Major General U.S. Air Force (Retired), CH2M HILL vice chairman, emeritus