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Journalist Anushay Hossain and Former NAVY SEAL Team Commander Mike Hayes Episode 423

Stand Up! with Pete Dominick

Stand Up is a daily podcast. I book,host,edit, post and promote new episodes with brilliant guests every week day. Please subscribe now for as little as 5$ and gain access to a community of almost 800 awesome, curious, kind, funny, brilliant, generous soul. sign up now and join us every Thursday night for a virtual happy hour. Now on to today's show notes Anushay Hossain is a journalist and political analyst whose work is featured on CNN, MSNBC, PBS, and more. Her writings on politics, gender, race, immigration, and being Muslim in America are published on Forbes, CNN, The Daily Beast, and Medium. She is also the host of the Spilling Chai podcast. Anushay is the Washington Correspondent for the Daily Ittefaq where she pens a political column for the iconic Bangladeshi newspaper, providing in-depth analysis on the latest from Capitol Hill. She guest-hosted Al-Jazeera English’s (AJE), “The Stream” from 2012-2013 and is a panelist on PBS’ feminist news-analysis program, “To The Contrary.” Anushay completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Virginia (UVA) and has a Master’s degree from the University of Sussex. A passionate linguist, she studied Italian while living in Rome and is fluent in five languages. Anushay is married and lives in Washington, DC with her husband and two children. She is currently writing a book about the crisis of women’s health in America. Mike Hayes has lived a lifetime of once-in-a-lifetime experiences. He has been held at gunpoint and threatened with execution. He’s jumped out of a building rigged to explode, helped amputate a teammate’s leg, and made countless split-second life-and-death decisions. He’s written countless emails to his family, telling them how much he loves them, just in case those were the last words of his they’d ever read. Outside of the SEALs, he’s run meetings in the White House Situation Room, negotiated international arms treaties, and developed high-impact corporate strategies. Over his many years of leadership, he has always strived to be better, to contribute more, and to put others first. That’s what makes him an effective leader, and it’s the quality that he’s identified in all of the great leaders he’s encountered. That continual striving to lift those around him has filled Mike’s life with meaning and purpose, has made him secure in the knowledge that he brings his best to everything he does, and has made him someone others can rely on. In Never Enough, Mike Hayes recounts dramatic stories and offers battle- and boardroom-tested advice that will motivate readers to do work of value, live lives of purpose, and stretch themselves to reach their highest potential Mike is the former Commanding Officer of SEAL Team TWO, leading a two thousand–person Special Operations Task Force in Southeastern Afghanistan. In addition to a twenty-year career as a SEAL, Mike was a White House Fellow, served two years as Director of Defense Policy and Strategy at the National Security Council, and has worked directly with both Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama. Beyond his military and governmental service, Mike is currently the Chief Digital Transformation Officer at VMware. He joined VMware in October 2020, and leads the company’s worldwide business operations and the acceleration of the company’s SaaS transition. Previously, he was SVP and Head of Strategic Operations at Cognizant Technology. Mike also served in Chief of Staff and COO roles at Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest and most successful hedge fund. Mike holds an M.A. in Public Policy from Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and received his B.A. from Holy Cross College. His military decorations include the Bronze Star for valor in combat in Iraq, a Bronze Star for Afghanistan, and the Defense Superior Service Medal from the White House. Hayes is a lifetime member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a member of the board of directors of Immuta, a data governance company, and of the National Medal of Honor Museum, and a senior advisor to Inherent Group, an impact investment firm. He lives in Westport, Connecticut with his wife and daughter. Pete on YouTube Pete on Twitter Pete On Instagram Pete Personal FB page Stand Up with Pete FB page

1hr 38mins

30 Aug 2021

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Ep 57 Mike Hayes "Kiss the Dirt"

Just Havin a Crack

Mike Hayes Australian Winemaker of the year 2017 is our gust on Just Havin a Crack. Mike has grapes in his veins generations of grape growers have built Mike to where he is today.Mike curious side, sent him a journey around the world to discover grape variants that would be more adaptable to local conditions. His vest for knowledge has never waivered and the benefit of that is he is now making some of Australia's best wines in the Stanthorpe region in Qld.


25 Jul 2021

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Mike Hayes on a Life of Excellence, Agility, and Meaning

The Unbeatable Mind Podcast with Mark Divine

Today Mark is talking to Mike Hayes—former Commander of SEAL Team TWO. Mike had a 20-year military career, was a White House Fellow for both the Bush and Obama administrations, and is currently working as the Chief Digital Transformation Officer at VMware. He is also a speaker on leadership and author of the book Never Enough: A Navy SEAL Commander on Living a Life of Excellence, Agility, and Meaning. He and Mark talk about the leadership principles that he has learned from years in government, the private sector, and the military. Hear how: You must not be afraid to aim high and miss—be afraid to aim low and hit In decision-making, the first decision is not the decision—it’s when to make your decision It’s necessary to have diversity in the decision-making process—it’s better when we hear opinions/experiences different from our own Listen to today’s episode to hear leadership insights from very different contexts.


15 Jul 2021

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From Battlefield to The White House to VMware - Guest: Mike Hayes shares his journey & lessons learned

Partnership Perspectives

Mike Hayes has a life path that sounds like a movie script. After serving as commander of Navy SEAL Team TWO, he ran meetings in the White House Situation Room and negotiated international arms treaties. Today, he’s leading the charge for digital transformation at VMware. In this episode, Mike talks with Kathleen about the importance of teamwork, values, and how true leaders put others before themselves. His passion for VMware partners and customers is clear, as he shares the insight on how technology solutions aren’t things you buy—they’re tools to help you gain agility and reach business outcomes. Get ready to be inspired.  About the Guest:Mike Hayes is Chief Digital Transformation Officer at VMware. You can find Mike on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mike-hayes-733688 or on Twitter at @thisismikehayesTo learn more about his book: Never Enough: A Navy SEAL Commander on Living a Life of Excellence, Agility, and Meaning, recently named to J.P. Morgan’s 2021 Summer Reading List, please visit: https://www.vmware.com/radius/mike-hayes-never-enough-book/ About the Host:Kathleen Tandy is Vice President of Global Partner and Alliance Marketing at VMware. You can find Kathleen on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ktandy85/, or on Twitter at @kaktandy.To learn more about VMware's partner programs, please visit:  https://www.vmware.com/partners/partner-executive-edge.html.Subscribe, follow, and review VMware Partnership Perspectives podcast.


11 Jun 2021

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Leaning Into Those Hard Things: With Guest Mike Hayes

The Michael Steele Podcast

Michael speaks with former Navy Seal Commander Mike Hayes. The two discuss Hayes' book "Never Enough: A Navy SEAL Commander on Living a Life of Excellence, Agility, and Meaning". They discuss leadership, service, growth and strength.


28 May 2021

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“Never Enough” with Mike Hayes

The Lincoln Project

Host Reed Galen is joined by Mike Hayes (Former Commander of SEAL Team TWO, U.S. Navy) to discuss how Mike came to be a Navy SEAL, the impact of the first few months of the Biden administration, and the importance of navigating the fine line between following leadership and trusting one’s personal morals. To hear more from Mike Hayes, be sure to check out his new book, Never Enough: A Navy SEAL Commander on Living a Life of Excellence, Agility, and Meaning, available at Amazon or wherever fine books are sold.


11 May 2021

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Insights: A Conversation With Mike Hayes On "Never Enough"

HPS Podcast Channel

Stacy Kerr and Bryan DeAngelis speak with Mike Hayes, the former Commanding Officer of SEAL Team TWO, a White House Fellow, and former Director of Defense Policy Strategy at the National Security Council. Now Chief Digital Transformation Officer at VMWare, Mike discusses the lessons shared in his new book, "Never Enough: A Navy SEAL Commander on Living a Life of Excellence, Agility, and Meaning." He discusses the importance of trying and failing, leading and following, and how to foster compromise in the country.


10 May 2021

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E28: Mike Hayes on the Effects of Climate, Covid and China on the Queensland Wine Industry

Aussie Wine Chat

This week, Simon and Darren chat to Queensland wine icon, Mike Hayes. He lets us in on why Queensland is making some of the best wine in the world, and how the industry has been coping with the climate, Covid and China crises. 


27 Apr 2021

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59: Seal Team Two Commander Mike Hayes

Politicon: How The Heck Are We Gonna Get Along with Clay Aiken

Clay welcomes business maven, author, and former Seal Team 2 Commander Mike Hayes to find out what our leadership needs to face the challenges of the 21st century.  Do our politicians have what it takes?  And more importantly, do we?  With optimism, focus, and the belief that we all have a contribution to make, we can unite around a bright future if we work for it.  But can we put aside our differences, embrace an ethic of service,  and step up to lead our families, friends, and neighbors to our shared dreams?  Mike thinks we can... Guest: Mike Hayes Mike Hayes is the Chief Digital Transformation Officer at VMware and responsible for the company's global business operations and acceleration of the SaaS transition. He leads the team responsible for technology, enterprise data and analytics, business transformation and automation, M&A integration, and security. Hayes is the author of "Never Enough", to be published by Celadon/Macmillan in February, 2021. Prior to joining VMware, Hayes was a senior executive at Cognizant, a 270,000 person IT services firm, Fortune #195, with $16B in revenue. He was a member of the 14-person executive leadership group, and had $2B P&L responsibility for the firm’s largest clients in Banking and Financial services, and led a massive change management program to drive scale and growth for the firm’s largest accounts. Prior to Cognizant, Hayes was a Chief of Staff to the CEO and Chief Operating Officer at Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest and most successful hedge fund with over $160B under management. He joined Bridgewater after serving as a White House Fellow and Director of Defense Policy and Strategy at the National Security Council under the Bush and Obama administrations, and a 20-year Navy SEAL career during which he was Commanding Officer of SEAL Team TWO. Get more from Mike: Linked In |VMWare|Author of “Never Enough” | Twitter Host: Clay Aiken has sold 6 million albums, authored a New York Times bestseller, and ran for Congress in North Carolina in 2014 almost unseating a popular Republican incumbent. Follow Clay Aiken further on: Twitter  | Instagram | Facebook Email your questions to podcasts@politicon.com FOLLOW @POLITICON AND GO TO POLITICON.COM

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16 Apr 2021

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Ep 156: Living a Life of Purpose with Mike Hayes

Eagle Nation Podcast

ABOUT THE EPISODE: Mike Hayes has lived a lifetime of once-in-a-lifetime experiences. The former Commander of SEAL Team TWO has made countless split-second life-and-death decisions, run meetings in the White House Situation Room, and developed high-impact corporate strategies. In today's episode, we cover a lot of ground, including:   - Real moments that have defined purpose in his life - Transitioning from the military to government and corporate life - The goal and meaning of his new book Never Enough - And much, much more! Show notes: https://www.teamrwb.org/ep-156-hayes/ 


1 Mar 2021