Posts on Leadership

February 15, 2019
Dr. Andy Young

AGL 090: Fight or Flight with Dr. Andy Young

About Andy Dr. Andy Young has been a Professor of Psychology and Counseling at Lubbock Christian University since 1996 and a negotiator and Psychological Consultant with the Lubbock Police Department’s SWAT team since 2000. He also heads LPD’s Victim Services Unit and is the director of the department’s Critical Incident Stress Management Team.  He has been on the negotiating team at the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office since 2008, is on the team at the Texas Department of Public Safety (Texas Rangers, region 5), and has recently been asked to serve as the Psychological Consultant on the Amarillo Police Department’s negotiating […]
January 31, 2019

AGL 089: Ethical Hacking with Patrick Barry

About Patrick Patrick Barry serves as the Chief Information Officer at Rebyc Security.  In this role, he drives Rebyc Security’s strategic IT initiatives as well as help design and deliver offensive security offerings to Rebyc’s clients. Patrick has diverse experience with network security, having also served in risk assurance roles with PricewaterhouseCoppers and Computer Services Inc., and as a network security administrator for a large regional bank.  Patrick has a bachelor’s degree in management information systems from Youngstown State University, and he also holds the following certifications: CISSP, CISM, CISA, and CRISC. Today we talked about Patrick’s journey through tech […]
January 24, 2019
the fifth why

AGL 088: The 5th Why

Being that it is late January 2019 now, I’m sure most of you have already made and broken at least one new years resolution. There’s nothing wrong with that… we all do it.  But let’s focus on why you created that resolution in the first place.  Some common resolutions are to eat healthier, get in shape, be nicer, work harder, stop drinking so much, stop eating fast food, etc.  If you picked one of those, or something totally different, ask yourself why it is important for you to stop or start those things?   We’ll dig more into the why in […]
January 7, 2019
Tricia Broderick

AGL 086: Leading Amazing Teams with Tricia Broderick

Tricia has more than twenty years of experience in software development and is passionately focused on facilitating high-performance software development environments. Her leadership at all levels of an organization helped lay the groundwork to shift teams from one-year product cycles to feasible, daily delivery of quality software and services. Tricia openly shares stories from her firsthand experience to inspire people to reach new heights through continuous reflection and growth. As a principle in the Agile For All team, she is dedicated to making a difference in the workplace. She is an exceptional leader, coach, mentor, facilitator, trainer, and popular speaker at national conferences. […]
December 17, 2018
Mike Sarraille

AGL 084: Michael Sarraille, Navy SEAL, EF Overwatch Co-Founder

Today on the show we’ve got Mike Sarraille, EF Overwatch Co-Founder, Managing Partner & CEO.  Mike is one tough guy.  Being a Marine wasn’t tough enough for this guy, so he became a Navy Seal.  We talk about leadership and ownership in this interview.  Its a must listen! About Mike Mike Sarraille is a retired U.S. Navy SEAL officer, founder and board of director for the VETTED Foundation, a 501(c)3 Veteran executive education platform, a graduate of the University of Texas McCombs Business School, and a leadership instructor and strategic advisor for Echelon Front, a management consulting firm. Mike served fifteen […]
December 10, 2018
Carl Kinghorn

AGL 083: Growing as a Leader with Carl Kinghorn from EFC Systems

About Carl Over the past decade Carl Kinghorn has had the opportunity to grow as a leader within EFC Systems. He has championed changes to culture, processes, and development techniques that has enabled scaling the company’s ability to deliver quality software to its clients in the agricultural space. During this time, he’s seen the company triple in size; and in his role as VP of the software development group, he gets to be a leader and a teacher with a goal of enabling his teams to succeed. ​​ Carl is active in the Nashville development community as a technical speaker […]