Leadership Advice from the Battlefield to the Boardroom with Tom Williams

By Kelly Barner | April 10, 2024

Few environments require leadership in higher concentration than the military. And yet the development of leadership skills is still a highly personal journey – where each individual has to find their own style and improve it over time through training, observation, and repetition.

In this episode of The Sourcing Hero podcast, Host Kelly Barner welcomes Tom Williams. Tom enlisted in the U.S. Army in 2013 as an Airborne Intelligence Analyst. He has served in locations from the Middle East to the Arctic, displaying exceptional dedication and forming his own unique philosophy on leadership.


In this interview, Tom shares the lessons he has learned about leadership while serving as a member of the U.S. Army:

  • How to be recognized as a high-performance contributor
  • Some of the core things good leaders do that make them memorable
  • How people can train themselves to become better leaders


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