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Scott Kriens, chairman and former CEO of Juniper Networks, has founded 1440 foundation with his wife Jonie in 2010.
In this interview, Scott speaks to how self awareness supports authentic leadership and aligning with what matters. Scott speaks about being a learner and a builder, committed to finding new ways to tie the world around us to that which is real and powerful within us – whether for the purpose of building teams as a leader in the tech industry or simply as an advocate for the path to living lives of true resonance.
[:04] Carley Hauck introduces herself as the founder of Living Well Awake, the new Shine podcast, and her upcoming new book — Shine- Ignite your inner game to lead consciously at work and in the world, available March 2020.
[2:02] Carley introduces Scott Kriens founder of 1440 Multiversity, a whole-self retreat business in California, who shares his motivation for building his company.
[8:33] Sustainability is a focus and a passion at 1440, and it shows in the meals they serve their guests.
[10:40] Reasons that the practices of well-being and meditation are essential components of being an effective leader.
[14:07] Leading the 1440 staff with authenticity starts with the belief that everyone has equal value and meaningful contributions to make.
[18:22] Creating a culture of safety and vulnerability starts with the leader of the group, and inviting feedback is a perfect first step to modeling safe vulnerability in leadership.
[26:09 Supporting empowerment means delegating tasks and imparting responsibility and respect to all members of your organization.
[33:36] For Scott, authenticity requires discovering the ‘self behind the wall’ and honestly identifying areas that can benefit from attention and improvement.
[39:42] Cultivating an awareness of ‘what is really real’ and examining the results of being willing to speak the answers out loud.
[43:13] What is the call to future leaders to affect positive change in the business in the world?
[45:30] A vision for the future of a growing, sustainable, safe-haven company like 1440.
[51:11] A call to action — find a pause in your day to unplug and tune in to cultivate greater self awareness.
Shine- Ignite your inner game at work and in the world by Carley Hauck