200 episodes

Zack started his leadership journey working in the metro-Atlanta area as a police officer and SWAT Operator. After seven years serving his local community, he transitioned to the role of an Infantry Leader in the U.S. Army and continued to serve during a combat deployment to Afghanistan and locally with the Georgia National Guard.

In between time away with the military, Zack has been able to build six businesses ranging from a security consulting firm, a domestic violence awareness non-profit, to an international dance competition he and his business partner grew to 140 countries in the first seven months of operation.

At the center of his journey, Zack is focused on two things, service and leadership. His podcast, Tactical Leadership, furthers this journey and his service, helping him and his audience learn and grow from leaders across the world.

The Tactical Leader Zack A. Knight

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Zack started his leadership journey working in the metro-Atlanta area as a police officer and SWAT Operator. After seven years serving his local community, he transitioned to the role of an Infantry Leader in the U.S. Army and continued to serve during a combat deployment to Afghanistan and locally with the Georgia National Guard.

In between time away with the military, Zack has been able to build six businesses ranging from a security consulting firm, a domestic violence awareness non-profit, to an international dance competition he and his business partner grew to 140 countries in the first seven months of operation.

At the center of his journey, Zack is focused on two things, service and leadership. His podcast, Tactical Leadership, furthers this journey and his service, helping him and his audience learn and grow from leaders across the world.

    Find A Financial Planner To Make Financial Decisions with Tony Mayne

    Find A Financial Planner To Make Financial Decisions with Tony Mayne

    “If you come from a background and a family that have not taught you about finances, use your transition time and resources available to become smarter or find that person who can help.” – Tony Mayne

    In today’s episode, we welcome, Tony Mayne the Chief Executive Officer of Ranger For Life, he was among the first United States Army special operators to respond to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Tony served 12 years as a part of the US Special Operations Command, including nine years in the 75th Ranger Regiment. He retired in 2020 with 20 years of active federal service. Throughout his career, Tony has received many awards and decorations, none more cherished than his 75th Ranger Regiment shoulder sleeve insignia, Ranger Tab, and Combat Infantryman’s Badge. He has participated in and finished the US Army Best Ranger Competition and was a member of the winning team for the Bataan Memorial Death March.

    Main Takeaways:
    Find A Financial Planner To Make Financial Decisions
    Be Proactive and Engage With A Professional

    Connect with Bill

    Websihttps://rkreiman.com/
    LinkedIn: Bill Reiman
    Instagram: Bill Reiman
    Facebook: Bill Reiman
    YouTube: Bill Reiman
    Podcast: The Real Build Podcast

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    Leave a 5-star Review and help this show reach more people. To find out more about me, visit https://knightprotectionllc.com/

    • 12 min
    Veterans Are A Valuable Asset To Any Business with Tony Wayne

    Veterans Are A Valuable Asset To Any Business with Tony Wayne

    “You don't realize it when you transition. You got to build a functional team to help you and that is hard for folks to kind of wrap their head around generally.” – Tony Mayne

    In today’s episode, we welcome, Tony Mayne is the Chief Executive Officer of Ranger For Life, he was among the first United States Army special operators to respond to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Tony served 12 years as a part of the US Special Operations Command, including nine years in the 75th Ranger Regiment. He retired in 2020 with 20 years of active federal service. Throughout his career, Tony has received many awards and decorations, none more cherished than his 75th Ranger Regiment shoulder sleeve insignia, Ranger Tab, and Combat Infantryman’s Badge. He has participated in and finished the US Army Best Ranger Competition and was a member of the winning team for the Bataan Memorial Death March.

    Main Takeaways:
    Transitioning Out Of The Military and Into A Career
    Veterans Are A Valuable Asset To Any Business

    Connect with Tony

    Website: https://rangerforlife.com/
    Website: https://tonymayne.com/
    Website: https://gallantfew.org/
    Twitter: @rangermayne
    LinkedIn: Tony Mayne
    Facebook: Tony Mayne

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    Leave a 5-star Review and help this show reach more people. To find out more about me, visit https://knightprotectionllc.com/

    • 28 min
    Communication Is Key In Every Aspect Of Real Estate with Bill Reiman

    Communication Is Key In Every Aspect Of Real Estate with Bill Reiman

    “When you leave clients blind and they don't know what's happening, they start to worry and think about yourself. When you don't know what's going on about something you tend to think the worst thing rather than the best thing.” – Bill Reiman

    In today’s episode, we welcome, Bill Reiman, who specializes in new home construction in new home construction and he’s currently the vice president of award-winning R.K. Reiman Construction, Inc. where we build luxury homes ranging from 4,000 – 10, 000 square feet. Their focus is on the long-term relationships, service, and quality we deliver to every customer. He will do anything it takes to make the process of buying, building, or selling a home more comfortable and easier for every one of my clients. He is also the host of The Real Build Podcast, where I teach people what they need to look for before buying, building, or selling a home. His mission is to help people with one of the most significant investments of their lives and be their guide for a smooth process.

    Main Takeaways:
    Communication Is Key In Every Aspect Of Real Estate
    Good Customer Communication And Understanding The Process Of Real Estate

    Connect with Bill

    Websihttps://rkreiman.com/
    LinkedIn: Bill Reiman
    Instagram: Bill Reiman
    Facebook: Bill Reiman
    YouTube: Bill Reiman
    Podcast: The Real Build Podcast

    Take the leap into entrepreneurship: https://e-leap.com/
    Leave a 5-star Review and help this show reach more people. To find out more about me, visit https://knightprotectionllc.com/

    • 15 min
    Finding Success And Overcoming Setbacks with Bill Reiman

    Finding Success And Overcoming Setbacks with Bill Reiman

    “Action speak louder than words. We've all heard that, but how many people actually practice it? How many people just give lip service to something and don't follow through. Don't even talk to me about it. Just go do it. And then I'll see if proof is in the pudding.” – Dan Kopp

    In today’s episode, we welcome, Bill Reiman, he specializes in new home construction in new home construction and he’s currently the vice president of award-winning R.K. Reiman Construction, Inc. where we build luxury homes ranging from 4,000 – 10, 000 square feet. Their focus is on the long-term relationships, service, and quality we deliver to every customer. He will do anything it takes to make the process of buying, building, or selling a home more comfortable and easier for every one of my clients. He is also the host of The Real Build Podcast, where I teach people what they need to look for before buying, building, or selling a home. His mission is to help people with one of the most significant investments of their lives and be their guide for a smooth process.

    Main Takeaways:
    • How To Transition and Find Success
    • Finding Success And Overcoming Setbacks

    Connect with Bill

    Websihttps://rkreiman.com/
    LinkedIn: Bill Reiman
    Instagram: Bill Reiman
    Facebook: Bill Reiman
    YouTube: Bill Reiman
    Podcast: The Real Build Podcast

    Take the leap into entrepreneurship: https://e-leap.com/
    Leave a 5-star Review and help this show reach more people. To find out more about me, visit https://knightprotectionllc.com/

    • 33 min
    How To Lead Like King Arthur: Engaging Team Members For Better Decision Making with Dan Kopp

    How To Lead Like King Arthur: Engaging Team Members For Better Decision Making with Dan Kopp

    “When I engage my contemporaries, my team, even if it's my direct reports and I'm the executive and I've got my directors or whatever your titles are one step below or even two steps below and I'm engaged with them. They've got points of view that I may not be aware of, or they might have a better way of answering the quandary in front of me than I had thought of.” – Dan Kopp
    In today’s episode, Dan Kopp discusses how the power of me helps individuals embrace their unique strengths and abilities and take general approaches to leadership that work for them, regardless of their personal identity. He provides general approaches to leadership that can be applied by anyone, regardless of individual experience or personality type. These approaches are based on personal values and experiences that have worked for him in the past. This allows them to see how it’s relevant to them and it makes sense to them. He shares that some of his life lessons are both personal and professional and it resonates with people that they can understand that they are who they are and they’re not wrong for that. To learn more about Dan’s work, listeners can visit his website at http://leadinglikeabuffalo.com/!

    Main Takeaways:
    How To Lead Like King Arthur: Engaging Team Members For Better Decision Making
    Resonate With Your Contemporaries By Making It Personal and Professional


    Connect with Dan

    Website: http://leadinglikeabuffalo.com/
    Website: https://dinamicosystems.com/
    LinkedIn: @dankoppdinamico
    Twitter: @DanielSKopp
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    • 16 min
    “Be The Buffalo” And Lead Effectively With Dan Kopp

    “Be The Buffalo” And Lead Effectively With Dan Kopp

    “Action speaks louder than words. We've all heard that but how many people actually practice it? How many people just give lip service to something and don't follow through? Don't even talk to me about it. Just go do it. And then I'll see if the proof is in the pudding.” – Dan Kopp

    In today’s episode, we welcome, Dan Kopp, who is originally from Platteville, WI. After high school, he entered the United States Army as a military police officer serving in Frankfurt, Germany, The Republic of Panamá, and Fort Devens, MA. Dan served in various leadership roles in the military prior to transitioning into public education where he taught and ultimately held several executive roles. Dan practices situational leadership while focusing on those he serves. In 2019, Dan along with two partners started Dinamico, Inc., and works as a compensation expert helping employers save time and money while they attract and retain great people. In 2022 Dan followed his passion and started Leading Like a Buffalo, Inc., and continues to coach and mentor leaders across the country. He discusses the importance of having a varied approach to leadership and how transitioning from a military environment to a civilian world can be difficult. He talks about how his previous experiences in the military helped him succeed in his new career as a high school principal. He shares how he founded a company that helps employers connect with their employees and improve their compensation systems. He wants to help other leaders reach their full potential and feels fulfilled when he is able to do so.

    Main Takeaways:
    Creating A Revolutionary Compensation System
    “Be The Buffalo” And Lead Effectively

    Connect with Dan

    Website: http://leadinglikeabuffalo.com/
    Website: https://dinamicosystems.com/
    LinkedIn: @dankoppdinamico

    Take the leap into entrepreneurship: https://e-leap.com/
    Leave a 5-star Review and help this show reach more people. To find out more about me, visit https://knightprotectionllc.com/

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

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83 Ratings

83 Ratings

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The Tactical Leader is GREAT!

Zack and his guests bring cutting edge, out of the box ideas. It’s evident how passionate Zack is about helping others reach their potential and grow as a leader. Highly recommend this podcast!!

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Insightful Questions!

Zack does a great job pulling the right information out of his guests.

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Great Guest

Loved your guest, Donnie Boivin. Very down to earth and enjoyed his story about learning not to be salesperson, but rather a person, when selling. People do want to do business with other people, but people they trust and respect.