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Monique Caraghiaur is an Air Force Officer, Photographer, Certified Professional Coach, and Speaker. She is passionate about helping others create a legacy they're proud of.
Warrior’s Edge was created by Dr. Jannell MacAulay. She is a combat veteran who served 20 years in the US Air Force as a pilot, commander, special operations consultant, and professionalism instructor. With her innovative leadership style, she was the first leader to introduce mindfulness as a proactive performance strategy within the US military. She continues to consult within the US government and corporate America delivering keynotes and a high-performance warrior mindset training program, called Warrior’s Edge, which she developed with Pete Carroll of the Seattle Seahawks and Dr. Michael Gervais, a high performance sports psychologist. She is a graduate of the US Air Force Academy, has a Masters Degree in Kinesiology from Penn State University and a PhD with work in the field of strategic health & human performance. Dr MacAulay is a TEDx speaker, certified wellness educator, yoga instructor, mindfulness researcher, and holds a certificate in plant based nutrition. She is a mother of two, military spouse, and a combat veteran with over 3000 flying hours as a pilot in the C-21, C-130, & KC-10 aircraft. Dr MacAulay is on a mission to help individuals excel in high-stress and rugged environments, by showing them how to lean into each moment to find their best selves.
“Knowing that there is failure and there is risk and there are other people’s opinions but doing it anyway. Right, that is where I think real courage comes from.”Jannell MacAulay
You have an impressive resume, what can you tell our listeners about your current endeavor with Warriors Edge?
What are some common myths you hear about mindfulness that you’d like to set the record straight on?
Mindfulness is a hard skill and it is the cutting edge skill set for creating a path for high performance. The difference today is how you command your mindset. The cutting edge comes where you show up in those moments. Adjust, Re-Align, Re-Focus and then be #Badass.
The majority of the chastrophes you will experience in your life are only the ones you are going to make up in your mind.
You had a pretty “uncommon” way to lead your unit that you received some pushback from not only those within your unit but also peers and bosses, how did you navigate these challenges?
No Email Fridays allowed empowerment at all levels.
What advice do you have for people looking to lead the same way but may have – how you like to put it – FOPO (fear of other people’s opinions)?
FOMO = Fear of Missing Out
FOPO = Fear of other People’s Opinions
Steps to overcome FOPO
Step 1 – Be confident and understanding of who you are
Step 2 – Be brave and bold to step outside your comfort zone
How were you able to build trust with the people around you that what you believed in worked?
“Trust is the most important aspect of leadership because If you have trust people will follow you if only out of curiosity.” – Colin Powell
How can leaders lead more authentically?
Doing the deep dive into what makes you passionate. What’s your purpose statement? Craft your personal philosophy.
You’re a big reader, what are you currently reading or do you have any you’d recommend to our listeners?
Speaking of books, are you writing one correct? What can people look forward to?
“Trust is the most important aspect of leadership because If you have trust people will follow you if only out of curiosity.”Colin Powell
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