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CEO of Mayo Clinic Florida, asks: Are you willing to
go off-script when the situation calls for it?

Episode 18: Dr. Kent Thielen, CEO of Mayo Clinic Florida, asks: Are You Willing to Go Off-Script When the Situation Calls for it?

Episode 18

CEO of Mayo Clinic Florida and Vice President of Mayo Clinic, Dr. Kent Thielen, has a strong personal interest in developing new technologies! He shares how they are using 3D printers to create anatomic models from a patient’s CT scans. He reflects on the lessons he learned as a three-sport athlete in high school, including how to push past self-limiting beliefs. Dr. Thielen graduated as his school’s first quarterback to throw for more than 1,000 yards and took his talents to South Dakota State, where he chose to play baseball! In this episode, he asks: Are you willing to go off-script when the situation calls for it?

You will learn:

  • 12:37  When to think outside of the box.
  • 22:40  How to succeed through leadership transitions.
  • 38:00  How to push past self-limiting beliefs.
  • 43:30  The importance of developing resiliency through failure.


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Don Yaeger is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), longtime Associate Editor for Sports Illustrated, 11-time New York Times best-selling author, leadership expert and executive coach.

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