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Trading Education Posted by Team Topstep July 5, 2019

What an Army Major General Can Teach You About Leadership - Part 2

Welcome to Limit Up! This week we’re bringing you part 2 of our interview with Major General Karl Horst. Jeff sits down with the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation President and U.S. Army Major General to discuss his final leadership principles. Join us for the conclusion of this incredible discussion covering communication, humor and how to manage expectations. 
And if you missed part 1, you can find it here.
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  • [01:51]   – MARKet Reaction with Mark Meadows
  • [03:50] – Jeff Carter Interview with Karl Horst part 2
    • [03:51]  – Leadership Tip #4: Be clear and concise in communication
    • [05:47] – Leadership Tip #5: Manage expectations
    • [08:16]  – Does it matter how someone gets to the end goal?
    • [10:37]  – How do you handle the failure of a subordinate?
    • [11:36]   – Leadership Tip #6: Build a team
    • [13:20]  – Leadership Tip #7: Lead by personal example
    • [15:53]   – Leadership Tip #8: Be thoughtful of others
    • [16:06]  – Retired Army Chief of Staff Gordon R. Sullivan
    • [18:15]   – Migrating from an analog world into the digital age
    • [22:15]   – Leadership Tip #9: Don’t forget where you came from
    • [23:25]  – Leadership Tip  #10: Maintain a healthy sense of humor and use it liberally 


Major General Horst’s book, Common Sense Leadership, can be found on Amazon. You can find out more about the Medal of Honor Foundation here.

This episode of Limit Up! is hosted by Jeff Carter. Jeff is a general partner at West Loop Ventures. In April of 2007, he co-founded Hyde Park Angels and spearheaded the growth and development of one of the most active angel groups in the United States. He has consulted on the startup of several other angel groups. He is a former independent trader and member of the CME Board of Directors and was part of a small group that transformed CME from an open outcry exchange to the largest electronic exchange in the world. In 1998, CME was worth $182,134,000 in membership enterprise value.  Today it’s worth $55 Billion.
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