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Transforming Leadership with Military Principles: Lessons from a Serial Entrepreneur.

May 29, 2023 Jason Birkevold Liem Season 3 Episode 22
Transforming Leadership with Military Principles: Lessons from a Serial Entrepreneur.
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It's an Inside Job
Transforming Leadership with Military Principles: Lessons from a Serial Entrepreneur.
May 29, 2023 Season 3 Episode 22
Jason Birkevold Liem

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Ever wondered how military principles can transform business leadership and drive innovation? What if you could learn firsthand from a seasoned entrepreneur who has applied these principles to turn around failing companies and build successful start-ups? If you're curious about the intersection of military strategy and business resilience, this episode is for you.

Welcome to today's episode where I have the pleasure of speaking with Torbjørn Krogen, a former army officer turned business manager and serial entrepreneur. With over 20 years of experience in business development within the technology domain, Torbjørn has held leadership and management positions from start-ups to C-level roles. He is the founder of several technology start-ups, ranging from software applications and apps to hardware and robotics, and is currently the CEO and co-founder of Solwr Group, a Norwegian-based logtech company.

During the pandemic, Torbjørn turned around a failing software company, developed an innovative robotics start-up, and merged them both under the Solwr brand, successfully bringing products to market. His journey is a testament to resilience, strategic thinking, and innovative leadership.

Imagine applying military strategies to foster innovation, autonomy, and resilience within your organization. 

By listening to this episode, you can:

  1. Develop Mental Resilience: Learn how to build mental resilience in yourself and your team through effective leadership, mindset, and organizational culture.
  2. Leverage Military Principles: Understand how military concepts like "centralize command, decentralize control" and "commander’s intent" can enhance autonomy and communication in your business.
  3. Improve Organizational Practices: Discover the importance of debriefing and "after-action reviews" to reduce uncertainties, relieve stress, and capture lessons learned for future use.

Three Benefits You'll Gain:

  1. Enhanced Leadership Skills: Gain insights into Torbjørn's military-inspired leadership principles that drive innovation and resilience.
  2. Effective Team Dynamics: Learn strategies to develop semi-autonomous teams and foster a feedback culture for continuous improvement.
  3. Safe Working Environment: Understand how to establish a psychologically safe and sound working environment to boost team morale and productivity.

Are you ready to transform your leadership approach and drive innovation with military-inspired strategies? Scroll up and click play to join our insightful conversation with Torbjørn Krogen. 

Learn about the principles that can help you build resilient teams, foster autonomy, and create a thriving organisational culture.

Torbjørn Krogen's  contact information: 
LinkedIn:        @TorbjørnKrogen
Facebook:      @TorbjørnKrogen
Instagram:    @TorbjørnKrogen
Website:        https://www.solwr.com/

CONNECT WITH ME:
webpage:   www.MINDtalk.no
Instagram  @itsaninsidejob_MIND

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Get in touch with us! We’d appreciate your feedback and comments.

Ever wondered how military principles can transform business leadership and drive innovation? What if you could learn firsthand from a seasoned entrepreneur who has applied these principles to turn around failing companies and build successful start-ups? If you're curious about the intersection of military strategy and business resilience, this episode is for you.

Welcome to today's episode where I have the pleasure of speaking with Torbjørn Krogen, a former army officer turned business manager and serial entrepreneur. With over 20 years of experience in business development within the technology domain, Torbjørn has held leadership and management positions from start-ups to C-level roles. He is the founder of several technology start-ups, ranging from software applications and apps to hardware and robotics, and is currently the CEO and co-founder of Solwr Group, a Norwegian-based logtech company.

During the pandemic, Torbjørn turned around a failing software company, developed an innovative robotics start-up, and merged them both under the Solwr brand, successfully bringing products to market. His journey is a testament to resilience, strategic thinking, and innovative leadership.

Imagine applying military strategies to foster innovation, autonomy, and resilience within your organization. 

By listening to this episode, you can:

  1. Develop Mental Resilience: Learn how to build mental resilience in yourself and your team through effective leadership, mindset, and organizational culture.
  2. Leverage Military Principles: Understand how military concepts like "centralize command, decentralize control" and "commander’s intent" can enhance autonomy and communication in your business.
  3. Improve Organizational Practices: Discover the importance of debriefing and "after-action reviews" to reduce uncertainties, relieve stress, and capture lessons learned for future use.

Three Benefits You'll Gain:

  1. Enhanced Leadership Skills: Gain insights into Torbjørn's military-inspired leadership principles that drive innovation and resilience.
  2. Effective Team Dynamics: Learn strategies to develop semi-autonomous teams and foster a feedback culture for continuous improvement.
  3. Safe Working Environment: Understand how to establish a psychologically safe and sound working environment to boost team morale and productivity.

Are you ready to transform your leadership approach and drive innovation with military-inspired strategies? Scroll up and click play to join our insightful conversation with Torbjørn Krogen. 

Learn about the principles that can help you build resilient teams, foster autonomy, and create a thriving organisational culture.

Torbjørn Krogen's  contact information: 
LinkedIn:        @TorbjørnKrogen
Facebook:      @TorbjørnKrogen
Instagram:    @TorbjørnKrogen
Website:        https://www.solwr.com/

CONNECT WITH ME:
webpage:   www.MINDtalk.no
Instagram  @itsaninsidejob_MIND

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