Ty Rhame after graduating from the Air Force Academy in 1988, he fed his fondness for aviation and his love for leadership and after then pursuing a career in the United States Air force Reserves. His dedication to the military service has earned him awards and he serves in the capacity of a Lieutenant Colonel.
Ty Rhame in this his Slideshare presentation outlined the characteristics and attribute existing in the mind of a successful entrepreneur, as well as the mentality needed to maintain a strong work ethic as an entrepreneur. He used iconic entrepreneurs to illustrate and break down their mental composition so as to better demonstrate how certain attributes creates a particular work ethic and in the end a more successful future.
He narrates how he used his military experience to develop is entrepreneurial skills. He outlines the correlation between the training he receive in the Air Force Academy and his ability to draw the positive attributes acquired in the Air Force to start successful business. He further explains that in the military, it is very important to have a tremendous skill for easy communication, coordination, motivation and understanding the people who are needed for any mission completion. Ty Rhame further says that in the military knowing people’s problem, strengths, impuissance, and motivation so as to achieve long term goals was necessary. There he leaned to be perceptive to both nonverbal communication and actions. He mentioned that everyone deserves respect and that everyone has something to offer. This became one of the most rewarding and one of the most critical skills he need as an entrepreneur.
Creating business and employment is part of being an entrepreneur he conveyed and these jobs should be solely about people. Ty Rhame reiterates that as a businessman, you should take very good care of your employee. The people that work in a business are not just “cogs in the wheel” that run in a machine as he calls it but to show how they merit to be respected and endowed. To be a successful business owner in his opinion, an entrepreneur is requires to respect, nurture, and care for the people throughout the organization. Ty Rhame mentioned how this can lead to great opportunities for them, making the world a better place for them and all. In his reference to business and military, he mentioned that military and business cannot achieve anything if there is no harmony among the rank and that solid people skills are the keys to unifying efforts.
Tyson Rhame made a self-proclaimed goal to work with the Air Force Endowment Board where he will be able to raise awareness and educate graduates so that he would be able to teach them leadership skills and how convert the opportunities offered in the Air Force Academy to enhance themselves to become better and inspiring leaders. A dream which became true.