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Jillian Murphy - Learning About Leadership and Teamwork from Fascinating Adventure Stories

May 27, 2021


Jillian Murphy is a Speaker for Vistage and The Syncretics Group. The Syncretics Group is a consulting firm specializing in leadership, executive coaching, and teamwork development through the use of drawing comparisons to compelling, true survival stories. The lessons learned at “The Edge” can be applied to business and help put operational challenges into perspective. Keeping the long term goal in mind is critical whether it is for survival or for achieving business goals. 

In her interview, Jillian shares some adventure stories from a few flagship books where people came together, beat the odds, and managed to overcome extremely dire circumstances. The lessons learned by understanding their trials and tribulations can be universally applied, but help make drastic improvements in business situations. Jillian shares some powerful tips that help with achieving long term goals and stresses the importance of tenacious creativity. Jillian’s insight is relevant to everyone and can help dramatically improve your results, don’t miss her fascinating interview.

1-Minute Sections:
  • 5:08-6:10: Some metaphorical but practical strategies for both leaders and teams.
  • 7:50-8:46: These survival challenges put business challenges into perspective. 
  • 9:30-10:34: Vision and victories - set short term goals that lead you to the long term goal. 
  • 12:02-12:55: Optimism and reality - be positive and confident, while staying grounded in reality.