Why do we reject the black sheep, and who the flock cares, anyway? Join Laura Gassner Otting as she hosts this episode of LGOtv with special guest, Brant Menswar – Black Sheep, Rock Star, Minister of Razzle Dazzle
1:50 – Where did you grow up? And where did you come from?
5:40 – What happens when you lose that identity?
7:45 – “Being on stage was the closest I could get to being on the mound.”
8:34 – How did you find religion in that moment?
12:56 – Theo’s story
23:03 – Living after you’ve said goodbye
23:25 – Tell us about the black sheep
33:53 – How do you find your core values?
42:30 – “People are afraid of who they might be.”
45:00 – Your core values don’t change?
50:00 – “The biggest part of my work, is teaching people that they are enough.”
57:30 – “When we think about ‘feeding the sheep’, we think about output, but you also need to think about input.”
Washington Post Best Selling Author and Motivational Keynote Speaker, Laura Gassner Otting, inspires people to push past the doubt and indecision that keep great ideas in limbo because her presentations make listeners think bigger and accept greater challenges that reach beyond their limited scope of belief.
She delivers strategic thinking, well-honed wisdom, and perspective generated by decades of navigating change across the start-up, nonprofit, political, as well as philanthropic landscapes. Laura dares listeners to find their voice, and generate the confidence needed to tackle larger-than-life challenges. She leads them to seek new ways of leading, managing, and mentoring others.