Dave berke

CHIEF DEVELOPMENT OFFICER 

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Dave Berke

Chief Development Officer

Dave Berke is a retired US Marine Corps Officer, TOPGUN Instructor, and now a leadership instructor and speaker with Echelon Front, where he serves as Chief Development Officer. As a F/A-18 pilot, he deployed twice from the USS John C Stennis in support of combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. He spent three years as an Instructor Pilot at TOPGUN where he served as the Training Officer, the senior staff pilot responsible for the conduct of the TOPGUN course.


Insights by Dave Berke

With almost every client we’ve ever worked with, at some point, someone asks about micromanagement. Normally, they are wondering how to deal with a micromanaging boss. There’s often a lot of frustration and emotion in this question. People don’t like being told what to do, and sometimes it’s even worse
In the realm of business and organizational leadership, having effective management skills is crucial for any aspiring or current leader. Management skills are the abilities and competencies that enable an individual to stay organized, manage resources, and coordinate efforts. However, to truly manage teams, projects, and entire organizations effectively, you
If you’re looking to understand how tactical management is different from strategic management, you might be like one of many leaders who struggle with strategic versus tactical thinking. At Echelon Front, we see many clients who initially tend to focus on one or the other. However, leaving out either of
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Jocko and Leif discuss how to properly handle management.
Jocko and Dave talk about leadership challenges presented to them at Echelon Front.
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The team performs when the leader is there, but when the leader leaves, the team’s performance dips.
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Finding out where the misalignments are in your team.
How often is acceptable to push back on ideas you don’t quite agree with up the chain.
How to effectively communicate to the team WHY they are doing what they are doing to accomplish the big picture goals.
Effectively communicate up the chain and down the chain.
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You have to get use to delegating. Having trouble letting go of tasks.

Use This Tactic To INSTANTLY Gain Respect as a Leader | Jocko Willink | Dave Berke | The Debrief

In this video, best-selling author and former Navy SEAL Jocko Willink and retired TOPGUN Pilot Dave Berke talk about how detaching and setting boundaries will help you keep the High Ground and achieve your goals.
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Dave were unanimously our team’s favorite part of the two days we spent together – his lessons and advice touched and inspired everyone deeply. I take Extreme Ownership with me everywhere I go, and it’s a perspective that has helped immensely in my professional and personal life.”
“I had to fight hard to get Dave here so I wanted to know what others in my organization thought. Before, some of things I heard were along the lines of,  “it’s not innovative enough” and “It will be too much on war.” Valid questions and concerns that I had to answer and address, but the journey we were taken on framed up that we are responsible for EVERYTHING, and we were given the tools to go do it. People teared up, laughed and sat in awe. Dave even challenged us on what are our mission even is… crickets. It was a tense but important moment for us to reflect. Our leadership got a good hard look at themselves during that short 90 minutes. '

“Best speaker I have ever heard. Can’t wait to read the book! Wow. What an impactful speaker. Really challenged my thinking. We didn’t need the other speakers. Dave was more than enough.”

"The session was the highest rated of the entire summit."