Episode 245: Interview with Jack McGuinness
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Jack McGuinness has 25+ years experience working with leadership teams at organizations big and small across multiple industries. After serving as an airborne ranger with the U.S. Army’s prestigious 10th Mountain Division, he helped build a successful boutique management-consulting firm where he served as COO for 13 years. Jack also served as CEO of a contract packaging company, where he developed a passion for unleashing the leadership capacity of teams throughout an organization. In 2009 Jack joined forces with a West Point classmate to form Relationship Impact, a consulting firm focused on working with CEOs to unlock the potential of their leadership teams. He also serves as a Senior Professional Instructor at the Johns Hopkins Carey School of Business where he teaches courses on strategic management and human capital. Jack holds an MBA from the Hagan School of Business at Iona College and a BS in Engineering Management from the United States Military Academy at West Point.
3 big ideas discussed in this episode:
- Organizations don’t have to live with dysfunctional leadership teams.
- Building a great leadership team requires a sound structural foundation and strong relational dynamics.
- Helping teams have productive interaction is a key to unlocking their potential.