Raul Rivas grew up in the Orlando area. After graduating high school, he attended college and obtained an Associate Degree in business. Raul then enlisted in the Army Reserve and served overseas during Desert Storm. Raul was sworn into the Orlando Police Department in 1992. He was first assigned to midnight patrol. Then he had stints on the bicycle squad and gang unit, before moving on to a multi-agency undercover drug task force named the Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation (MBI). Raul was a field training officer and developed an interest in investigations and SWAT. Raul spent 12 years in the robbery unit with cross sworn duties with FBI Safe Streets and ATF Violent Crimes task forces. At the same time, Raul was an assault team member on the SWAT team. Raul moved to the Fugitive Investigations unit and was cross sworn with the U.S.Marshal's. Raul has received numerous awards and accolades to include the Award of Valor, Field Training Officer of the Year, and SWAT Operator of the Year, and Florida Governors Award. Raul currently sits on the Florida SWAT Association, SWAT Roundup International committee. Raul Rivas served 18 yrs with the SWAT team and served as an Assistant Team Leader. Raul was one of the SWAT team members involved during the Pulse night club incident shooting in Orlando, Florida. Raul received an Award of Valor for his actions and involvement in the Pulse Incident. Raul retired from the Orlando Police department in 2019.
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Encore How do you transform Brilliant Jerks into Inspiring Leaders?
52:39Dr. Katrina Burrus, CEO/founder of Excellent Executive Coaching LLC, is known for “Fast-tracking leaders to the C-Suite and Beyond” and for “Transforming Brilliant Jerks into Inspiring Leaders.” Clients often comment that working with Katrina enlightens leaders to empower co-workers to walk the extra mile. She is a keynote speaker and published, “Managing Brilliant Jerks” and “Global Leadership” a body of work used by Nestle, Novartis, the World Health Organization, the International Labor Organization, the United Nations, and many more. She was most recently featured in Mexico, India, the U.S., Kazakhstan, and Russia. Dr. Burrus has 18 years of experience as the first Master Certified Coach and Founding Board Member from the (ICF) International Coaching Federation in Switzerland. You can find out more about her at www.excellentexecutivecoaching.com. You can find us at www.emotionalbrilliance.com.
Coaching the Leader's Brain
55:34Joseph O’Connor is an author, International Executive Coach, Coach Trainer, Founder of the Neuroscience Coaching Centre. His Key Focus is Helping coaches, executives, managers, and other professionals to be more successful in work and happier in life. Joseph is also the co-founder of the International Coaching Community (ICC), and one of the best known and respected coaches and coach trainers in the world. Joseph was a professional musician where it is clear that success is much more than just being good at what you do. You had to give your best at the right moment. Author of nineteen books in thirty languages on coaching, training, and neuroscience that have sold half a million copies worldwide. He follows his two great interests, giving coaching training and courses on creative nonfiction writing. Beyond his writing and coaching work, Joseph enjoys enlightening audiences with fascinating insights about how our brains actually work as opposed to how we hope they do. More info at: https://www.coachingthebrain.com
Encore Motivation to be Your Best
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Encore Emotional Intelligence and Positive Psychology
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Encore Leading with Gratitude - Chester Elton
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Encore Coach the Person not the Problem
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Encore "Is Brain Drain Real?" with Dr. Zeina Ghossoub El-Aswad
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