Brent Gleeson
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Brent Gleeson

Navy SEAL combat veteran and leading-edge entrepreneur, Brent Gleeson shares lessons experienced first-hand on the battlefield and in business with audiences around the world.
Navy SEAL Combat Veteran, TV Personality, Author, Founder and CEO of TakingPoint Leadership, and Regular Contributor to Inc. and Forbes

Expertise In:

  • Leadership
  • Motivation
  • Overcoming Obstacles and Challenges
  • Professional Achievement
  • Teamwork

Audience & Industry

  • Senior Management Groups
  • Corporations
  • Board Meetings and Executive Briefings
  • Sales Professionals

Navy SEAL combat veteran and leading-edge entrepreneur, Brent Gleeson shares lessons experienced first-hand on the battlefield and in business with audiences around the world.

Brent Gleeson is a Navy SEAL combat veteran with multiple tours to Iraq and Africa and other theaters of war. Upon leaving SEAL Team 5, Brent turned his discipline and battlefield lessons to the world of business and has become an accomplished entrepreneur, author, and acclaimed speaker on topics ranging from leadership and building high performance teams to culture and organizational transformation. You can learn more about his leadership philosophies in his weekly columns on Inc.com and Forbes.com. With degrees in finance and economics from Southern Methodist University, English and History from Oxford University in England and a graduate business degree from University of San Diego, Gleeson’s extensive experience is both academic and real-world in nature. Gleeson has won awards for business leadership and was named one of the “Top 10 CEOs” in Entrepreneur Magazine’s October 2013 issue for his exemplary approach to building high-performance teams in business. He is the author of TakingPoint: A Navy SEAL’s 10 Fail Safe Principles for Leading Through Change.

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Additional Presentations by Brent Gleeson

  • Maximum Performance Through Trust, Teamwork & Communication
  • 7 Ways Leaders Can Improve Trust Within Their Team
  • A Navy SEALs 5 Point Perspective on Persistence
  • 11 Proven Rules for Success from a Former Navy SEAL
  • Leading Through Adaptive Change
  • Leadership & the Art of Making Tough Decisions

NOTE: All presentations are customized for the specific audience. Discovery sessions are conducted with each client in order to craft the perfect messaging for each audience.

ALL IN. ALL THE TIME. – The Art of Leading Elite Teams

This presentation is specific to leadership at all levels. Brent compares stories from the battlefield, the lessons learned, and how those lessons apply to leadership at any level across any type of organization or team. Brent talks about how to build a culture of leadership, servant leadership, adaptive change management, and much more. The audience will leave with at least three key takeaways that they can start applying to their personal and professionals lives immediately. 

ALL IN. ALL THE TIME. – Crushing Your Goals and Achieving the Impossible

This presentation is designed to motivate teams at all levels and across any type of organization. Brent shares stories from combat and talks about teamwork, persistence, adaptation, sacrifice, and how elite teams really achieve success and win. The audience will leave with at least three key takeaways that they can start applying to their personal and professional lives immediately. 

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