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Dose of Leadership with Richard Rierson | Authentic & Courageous Leadership Development

Oct 3, 2019

David Barnes is the Chief Operating Officer & Co-Owner for Tallgrass Freight in Olathe, KS.

David saw tremendous success as an owner of a digital marketing agency (Sweet Spot Marketing) between 2007-2015.  This meteoric rise of this company gave him the leadership, business, & life lessons in eight years that many never achieve in a lifetime.

It also gave him the financial freedom & confidence to take advantage of a co-ownership opportunity for his current role at Tallgrass Freight.

David is the epitome of the tenacious & intentional entrepreneur that possesses a humble/teachable spirit; a very powerful combination.

In this value-packed conversation we discussed David's habits and mindset of success to include:

  • The power of confidence in your abilities and the people around you.
  • The value of mentorship and surrounding yourself with the right people.
  • The importance of a vast and deep network.
  • The requirement for being tenacious and never giving up.
  • Being prepared to yes to opportunities.