Peter Docker: How to Create Opportunities by Handing over Control

In this episode of Championship Leadership, we had the privilege to sit down with Peter Docker, former British Royal Air Force Pilot of 25 years, Best Selling Author, and one of the sought-after Speakers in Leadership Navigation. He will share his incredible experiences of being a part of an elite group, and the contributions he made to serve his country.

Plus, he will give us a sneak peek of his latest book Leading from the Jumpseat, and the inspiration behind it.

Tune in to this episode!!

In This Episode:

[2:09] What does Championship Leadership mean to Peter?
[2:46] Who is Peter Docker and what brought him to where he is today?
[6:39] His book.
[15:10] Leaders that have influenced him.
[19:13] His vision, future plans, and the impact he wants to make.
[24:01] A turning point inside of his life.
[29:50] Episode takeaways.

Important Quotes:

“Championship Leadership is lifting others up.”

“It is inevitable that we all give up control, but at some stage it is inevitable.”

“Jump seat leadership is not about retaining or growing our power, it’s about empowering others.”

“When we feel that someone else has got our back, it helps us to step up to be who we need to be.”

“I like to see everything as an opportunity.”

“Things that are important to you are those things that light that fire inside of you.”

“Put into words what matters to us because they then become what we stand for.”

About The Guest:

Peter Docker teaches people how to navigate the challenge of leadership. His latest book, Leading from the Jumpseat, delivers the message that leadership is about lifting people up and giving them the space they need so that, when the time is right, they can take the lead.

Co-author of Find Your Why and formerly a founding Igniter at Simon Sinek Inc., Peter draws on his 25-year career in the Royal Air Force, and over 14 years spent partnering with businesses around the world, to inspire others to Lead from the Jumpseat.



Leading From The Jumpseat

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