Richard J. Bryan became the reluctant CEO of his family’s high-profile business at the ripe and “not-so-ready” age of 28. He faced huge challenges and made some impressive mistakes along the way. Now, he’d like to share highlights from his journey to help you. Richard goes beyond theory, to outline the 7 reality-tested leadership lessons he learned along the road to becoming a respected leader. Richard will share excerpts from his no-nonsense, leadership book Being Frank, to help you smooth out some of the bumps along your road to greatness. Key Takeaways: Leadership Lesson #1: Know Your Role Focus on what only you can and should be doing as a leader. Leadership Lesson #2: Hire People Smarter Than You Place the right people in the right role and then…get out of their way. Leadership Lesson #3: Stay Coachable True leaders know that asking for help is never a sign of weakness.