Transforming 200,000 years of human tribal instinct into powerful leadership skills

Mannup Leadership Experience

 

PUBLIC SPEAKER

AS A SPEAKER, TRAINER AND AUTHOR, SCOTT REMAINS ON A MISSION TO TEACH COMPANIES THE SAME “GAME CHANGING” STRATEGIES HE APPLIED IN COMBAT.

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Rooftop Leadership at TEDxSantaBarbara

I recently did my first TEDx Talk on Rooftop Leadership in Santa Barbara, California. It brought the house down with a standing ovation. Man, was it humbling to see people I’d never met crying and clapping for a better way that was forged in combat...
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Trust, Leadership and Why It’s Your Job to Rebuild America: Squad Room Guest Apperance

Is trust disappearing from our communities? There has never in the history of our country been a more epic erosion of trust at the community level between citizens, the government and the police than what we have today. It is absolutely...
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3 Steps to Lead a Successful Movement

What does it take to lead a successful movement? Lots of money? Friends in high places? Tons of influence? Or maybe just the ability to bridge trust and build relationships. Just maybe. Our country has an amazing commodity that allows all of us to...
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If Relationships are the True Commodity of Leadership, Are You Losing Money?

“Of course we’ll work with you. You’ve been there for us every time.” – Barakzai Tribal Chief (Afghanistan) It’s funny, even in some of the roughest places in Afghanistan—where conflict occurred for years between tribes and Coalition Forces—time...
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How Do Leaders Live Life Full Out?

I lost my father-in-law, Ben McLeod, on July 11, 2016. He was a great man and a great leader. He taught me a lot. He raised a beautiful and loving daughter who is the love of my life. He was also a devoted husband who treated his wife, Betty, like...
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Injured Military Veterans Play Wheelchair Rugby with Civilian Peers

This article originally appeared on Viewers to Volunteers U.S. Army Special Operations combat veteran Sua Tuimaleliifano was severely injured during a firefight in southern Afghanistan in 2007. He kept fighting in the war, unaware of a broken neck...
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How To Connect As If Your Life Depended On It

PART 1 True persuasion only occurs after you have built an emotional rapport with your listeners and have gained their trust. ~ Carmine Gallo, Talk like Ted Kandahar Province, November, 2004 “I wonder if this guy is going to kill me?!”...
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Leadership Skills Last A Lifetime When You’re Dad First, Buddy Second

I like talking about my kids, and all the joys of parenting that go with it…and I especially like talking about it with my tribe. The reason? Because you guys get it. You are so tuned into the fact that our kids are the greatest legacy we...
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Learning to Lead Green Beret Style

Leadership in America is changing everyday. Trust is eroding and is often replaced with conflict. Traditional leader mindset and skills are just no longer relevant. My Partner, Scotty Neil and I have formed a company known as S2 that trains...
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Watch this video about my transition

I knew the transition from the military to civilian life was going to be challenging. So I set a plan prior to retiring from the U.S. Army to create a business that allowed me to achieve financial freedom. I made mistakes all the time — and I...
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SCOTT'S STORY

Scott Mann is a master at building relationships in high-stakes, competitive environments. As a Green Beret in the United States Army, he forged bonds and solved problems using values that moved people around the world to stand up for themselves. His secret? He was able to restore trust and create human connections in places where that didn’t seem possible.

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