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*Ranked a "2019 Top Podcast* This is a podcast that brings transparency to top performers, careers, and topics. My name is Justin "Hasard" Lee. I'm an active F-35 fighter pilot for the Air Force. One of the most important lessons I've learned is that you have to be selective with who you listen to--there's a lot of noise out there. The goal of this podcast is to find experts who are at the top of their field to share their insights based on credibility and experience. About the Host:"Major Lee has 9 years of experience flying both the F-16 and F-35. In 2016, he was selected as the 'Top Instructor Pilot of the Year' for the Air Force's largest F-16 Combat Wing. In 2017, he returned from Afghanistan where his squadron dropped the most ordnance since the opening days of the war. He's flown 82 combat missions and has 4 Air Medals."

*Ranked a "2019 Top Podcast* This is a podcast that brings transparency to top performers, careers, and topics. My name is Justin "Hasard" Lee. I'm an active F-35 fighter pilot for the Air Force. One of the most important lessons I've learned is that you have to be selective with who you listen to--there's a lot of noise out there. The goal of this podcast is to find experts who are at the top of their field to share their insights based on credibility and experience. About the Host:"Major Lee has 9 years of experience flying both the F-16 and F-35. In 2016, he was selected as the 'Top Instructor Pilot of the Year' for the Air Force's largest F-16 Combat Wing. In 2017, he returned from Afghanistan where his squadron dropped the most ordnance since the opening days of the war. He's flown 82 combat missions and has 4 Air Medals."

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United States

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*Ranked a "2019 Top Podcast* This is a podcast that brings transparency to top performers, careers, and topics. My name is Justin "Hasard" Lee. I'm an active F-35 fighter pilot for the Air Force. One of the most important lessons I've learned is that you have to be selective with who you listen to--there's a lot of noise out there. The goal of this podcast is to find experts who are at the top of their field to share their insights based on credibility and experience. About the Host:"Major Lee has 9 years of experience flying both the F-16 and F-35. In 2016, he was selected as the 'Top Instructor Pilot of the Year' for the Air Force's largest F-16 Combat Wing. In 2017, he returned from Afghanistan where his squadron dropped the most ordnance since the opening days of the war. He's flown 82 combat missions and has 4 Air Medals."

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English


Episodes

Black Hawk Down: Special Tactics Officer who Saved a SEAL Team 6 member and a Ranger on Life Lessons--Dan Schilling

7/30/2020
My guest today is Dan Schilling who spent more than 30 years in the military, primarily as a Combat Controller and Special Tactics Officer. His numerous combat deployments have taken him around the world and include Operation Gothic Serpent, known as Black Hawk Down, where he is credited with saving the lives of a Ranger and SEAL Team Six member while under fire. He later founded and then served as the first commander of two special operations squadrons, one of which’s name and purpose...

Duration:01:12:23

Tips on Raising a Child from America's Most Read Pediatrician--Dr. Harvey Karp

7/19/2020
My guest today is nationally renowned child development expert Dr. Harvey Karp. He is the most read pediatrician in America, with over a million parents having used his techniques. His 3 bestselling books on the topic have been translated into over 20 languages. He is now the founder and CEO of Happiest Baby, a smart-tech and parenting company. In our conversation we talk about why there are so many contradictions in parental advice, the most critical time in child development, and how he...

Duration:00:57:55

Fighter Pilot, CEO, and Author on Helping the NY Giants Win the Super Bowl--James "Murph" Murphy

7/6/2020
My guest today is James "Murph" Murphy who is the founder and Chairman of Afterburner, a leadership training firm comprised of more than 80 current and former elite military professionals. Afterburner was awarded Inc. Magazine's fastest growing company award five times and has worked with over 85% of the U.S. Fortune 50 companies. Before founding afterburner, Murph served as an F-15 pilot in the U.S. Air Force. He is also the author of six books that range in topic from leadership...

Duration:00:56:18

Are Drones Going to Replace Pilots and More--Q and A with Hasard

6/22/2020
F-35 T-shirts are now available New Youtube Channel is live! Live Q and A. We cover everything from my most memorable mission to my workout routine. Sign up for my newsletter for a few useful and insightful things that have helped me over the last month. LinkedIn-- Justin Hasard Lee Instagram-- @justinfighterpilot Facebook--@justinfighterpilot You can review the show by tapping here and scrolling to the bottom where it says: "Write a Review." Thanks for the support 👊

Duration:00:40:09

Gravity Jet Suit Inventor and Founder on Reimagining Human Flight and Overcoming the Status Quo--Richard Browning

6/7/2020
*T-shirts are now available here. My guest today is Richard Browning, the British inventor dubbed the “real life Iron Man.” He's the founder of Gravity, launched in 2017 with a dream to reimagine an entirely new form of human flight. Using 6 small jet engines, he's built a suit that has set multiple world records. In just 2 years he's given 5 TED talk and executed 96 public demonstrations of his technology across 30 countries. In our conversation we talk about the hurdles he had to...

Duration:00:47:29

Master Class: The Green Beret Soldier behind the Afghan SOF Strategy talks Leadership--Scott Mann

5/26/2020
*My editor sent me this after listening to the episode: "I wanted to let you know that this was by far one of my favorite episodes to edit. It provided great insight into leadership skills."* "The Professionals Playbook" t-shirts are now available here. My guest today is Scott Mann who spent 23 years as an Officer in the United States Army, 18 of those as a Green Beret in Army Special Forces, where he specialized in unconventional missions in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Panama, Iraq, and...

Duration:01:02:50

The First Non-American F-22 Pilot on Fighter Pilot Culture and Augmented Reality--Daniel Robinson

5/12/2020
My guest today is Daniel "Bond" Robinson who is Founder and CEO of Red 6--a company revolutionizing augmented reality (AR) for military training by allowing pilots to see synthetic threats in dynamic and high speed environments. In 2005 the RAF selected him as the youngest fighter pilot of his generation to attend the Weapons Instructor Course and a year later, he was selected as the first non-American fighter pilot to fly the the F-22 Raptor; a huge deal at the time. In our conversation...

Duration:01:13:26

"Loonshots:" Author of the #1 Book of the Year on 'The Invisible Axe'--Safi Bahcall

4/28/2020
My guest today is Safi Bahcall who is the author of Loonshots, The most recommended book of the year. It came out in 2019 and has already been translated into 18 languages. It's recommended by Bill Gates, Daniel Kahneman, Daniel Pink, Malcolm Gladwell, and Tim Ferriss and was selected as the best business book of the year by Amazon, Bloomberg, Business Insider, Financial Times, Forbes, Inc., Medium, and the Washington Post. Safi is a physicist, a biotech entrepreneur, and a former...

Duration:01:19:43

315 Combat Missions, 24 Air Medals, 3 Distinguished Flying Crosses, on what makes a Great Pilot--George Nolly

4/14/2020
My guest today is George Nolly, who flew 315 combat missions over Vietnam in both the O-2 as a forward air controller and the F-4 as strike pilot; earning 24 Air Medals and 3 Distinguished Flying Crosses. He was the last pilot to complete 100 missions over North Vietnam. While in the Air Force, George received the Tactical Air Command Instructor Pilot of the Year Award. After his service, George went into commercial aviation, flying for United Airlines as a Captain and Flight Instructor for...

Duration:01:08:40

Founder of Spartan and the Death Race, 3x Bestselling Author on Grit and High Performance--Joe De Sena

3/31/2020
My guest today is Joe De Sena, the Founder and CEO of Spartan, the world’s largest obstacle race and endurance brand. They have more than 250 events across 40 countries with over 1 million annual global participants. He is also the host of the Spartan Up podcast and is a New York Times Best Selling Author of three books: Spartan Up, Spartan Fit, and The Spartan Way. During our conversation we talk about how to build grit, his principals for high performance, and how he started the Spartan...

Duration:00:45:50

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guide: Unbiased Facts from former CDC Epidemiologist and Outbreak Investigator--Dr. Joel Selanikio

3/14/2020
Dr. Joel Selanikio is a physician, TED speaker, inventor, emergency responder, and former CDC epidemiologist and outbreak investigator. He was also the lead physician at the IMC Ebola Treatment Center in Sierra Leone. He is one of the few people on the planet that is a professional in public health, clinical expertise, and technology. In our conversation we talk about the Corona Virus (COVID-19) including its origins, symptoms, testing, treatment and lessons to learn from it. There is a...

Duration:02:19:56

Conversation with French Fighter Pilot, Author, and Speaker on Lessons Learned from Combat--"ATÉ" Chuet

3/3/2020
My guest today is Pierre "ATÉ" Chuet a former French Fighter pilot who is now an author and speaker. He went through Pilot Training as an exchange officer with US Navy before flying for the French Navy. He's flown missions in Iraq and was the Rafale Airshow pilot. After a stroke took him out of the cockpit, he transitioned to speaking. In our conversation, we talk about human performance in combat, mental toughness, and the 11G pull-up that caused his stroke. Below are the show notes with...

Duration:01:18:33

Top Artist and World Economic Forum Cultural Leader on using Art to Boost Creativity in Other Fields--Drue Kataoka

2/18/2020
My guest today is Drue Kataoka who has built the top art studio in Silicon Valley, and did it entirely outside the gallery system. Her studio serves top art collectors in 4 continents and over 30 countries. Her art was used for the first zero gravity art exhibit in space at the International Space Station. She was also selected as a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader & Cultural Leader. In our conversation we talk about how art can be a catalyst for creativity in other professions, how...

Duration:01:12:43

Virgin Galactic CEO and Former NASA Chief of Staff on Space Travel in 2020--George Whitesides

2/4/2020
My guest today is George Whitesides, who is the CEO and President of Virgin Galactic, the spaceflight company founded by Sir Richard Branson. With Scaled Composites, the company has developed the WhiteKnightTwo and SpaceShipTwo vehicles, based on the X Prize-winning SpaceShipOne. In his role, he is responsible for guiding all aspects of the company to commercial operation at Spaceport America. Prior to Virgin Galactic, he served as Chief of Staff for NASA. Upon departure from the agency he...

Duration:00:45:28

Smokejumper and Bestselling Author on Parachuting into and Killing Forest Fires--Jason Ramos

1/21/2020
My guest today is Jason Ramos, a firefighter currently in his 30th season. He spent over half that time as an air-delivered firefighter. Known as Smokejumpers, these professionals are highly trained and specialized firefighters who can parachute or rappel into a forest fire. They work independently in some of the most difficult terrain imaginable. Jason has over 270 jumps into fires and has also written the leading book on the profession titled "Smokejumper." In our conversation we talk...

Duration:00:59:42

Special End of the Year Q+A with Host Justin "HASARD" Lee

1/7/2020
Thanks for the support. It's been 1 year since I started the podcast. Today I'm answering your questions. Below are the top questions along with the timestamps. Make sure to subscribe so you don't miss an episode I've also started a monthly newsletter where I send out a few useful or insightful things that have helped me over the last month. You can sign up by clicking here or going to: https://www.professionalsplaybook.com/newsletter Instagram-- @justinfighterpilot LinkedIn-- Justin...

Duration:01:05:17

One of the Greats: Navy F-4 Fighter Pilot, 2,103 Days as a POW, Silver Star, Bronze Star, 2 Purple Hearts--Charlie Plumb

12/23/2019
My guest today is former US Naval Fighter Pilot, Charlie Plumb. After graduating from the Naval Academy, he completed flight training and reported to Miramar Air Station in San Diego where he flew the first adversarial flights in the development of “TOP GUN.” He then deployed to Vietnam and flew 74 successful combat missions and made over 100 carrier landings. On his 75th mission, just five days before the end of his tour, he was shot down over Hanoi, taken prisoner, tortured, and spent the...

Duration:00:59:21

Physician-Scientist, Inventor, and Entrepreneur on Living a Healthier Life and the Future of Medicine--Dr. Daniel Kraft

12/8/2019
My guest today is Dr. Daniel Kraft, a Stanford and Harvard trained physician-scientist, inventor, entrepreneur, and innovator. He has over 25 years of experience in clinical practice, biomedical research and healthcare innovation. He is founder and chair of Exponential Medicine, a program that explores convergent, rapidly developing technologies and their potential in biomedicine and healthcare. He has multiple scientific publications and medical patents and is often called to speak to the...

Duration:00:55:39

Major General (Ret.) gives a Master-Class on Leadership, Talks Day 1 of Desert Storm, and Discusses Cyber Ops--Brett Williams

11/26/2019
My guest today is Major General (Ret.) Brett Williams. He is a command pilot with over 3,700 hours and 100 combat missions in the F-15C Eagle. He was also the Commander for the Air Force's largest combat wing. In his final active duty assignment, General Williams was the Director of Operations for U.S. Cyber Command where he was responsible for planning and executing both defensive and offensive cyberspace operations. He is a leading authority on cyber security and is now the COO of IronNet,...

Duration:00:59:59

Director of Earth and Space Exploration on Life outside of Earth, Overcoming a Gender Bias, and Meteorites--Dr. Meenakshi Wadhwa

11/12/2019
My guest today is Dr. Meenakshi Wadhwa, a world-class planetary scientist and currently the Director of the School of Earth and Space Exploration at ASU. She is a cosmic CSI detective investigating the origins of our solar system, primarily through meteorites. She has been involved in a number of NASA planetary science missions, including Co-Investigator on the Genesis mission and as Collaborator on the Mars Science Laboratory mission. She was also a member of the Planetary Protection...

Duration:00:53:49