Jason O. Harris


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About Jason O. Harris - U.S. Air Force Officer Special Operations Pilot, U.S.A.F. Academy Instructor, Motivating Speaker on Leadership, Teamwork, DEI & Culture

Lieutenant Colonel Jason Harris is a highly sought-after keynote speaker, best-selling author, expert thought leader, and professional pilot. As a fourth-generation military member, Jason’s distinguished career in the US Air Force has spanned more than two decades. He has served (continuously) on active duty and currently as Squadron Commander in the Air Force Reserve Command. Since graduating from the United States Air Force Academy, he has flown multiple aircraft over the course of his career including 11 deployments with more than 2,000 combat hours and 470 combat sorties around the globe.

These high-risk combat experiences have all served as the launching point for his proprietary “No Fail Trust™” methodology. His proven methodology serves organizations and teams as a tool to empower executives and team members to foster an environment of mutual trust, responsibility, and productivity.

Lt. Col. Harris is an established, nationally recognized keynote speaker in the areas of Leadership, Corporate Culture, High Performance Teams and Psychological Safety. He has shared his expertise with numerous high-level associations and Fortune 500 companies including Cisco Systems, Caterpillar, Ford and Lockheed-Martin. Additionally, his insights have been featured in publications like Forbes magazine, multiple podcasts and, most recently, on a six (6) part docu-series airing on the History Channel.

While his impressive resume continues to grow with accolades, achievements and contributions, Jason Harris remains steadfast in his commitment to serve. Leveraging his experience and work alongside the most senior military leaders, Congressional Leaders and even the Vice President, Jason Harris’ mission is clear. To relentlessly dedicate himself and those he serves to develop a culture of commitment, accountability and trust.

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What Jason O. Harris talks about:

7 Skill Sets of No Fail Trust™ (for Leaders)
This program is perfect for:

  • Senior management looking to increase productivity and flexibility in addressing business/organizational challenges, as well as increased employee satisfaction and retention
  • Team building among multilevel and multidisciplinary personnel
  • Organizations seeking successful Change Management strategies
  • Hospitality industry professionals, as well as organizations in other business and non-profit categories

The audience will leave with:

  • Leadership understanding how to empower their people
  • Leaders understanding how to create actionable steps to create and build winning teams
  • Team members understanding how to foster trust among the team
  • Learning techniques that allow organizations to react successfully to everchanging and often unexpected conditions and challenges

No Fail TrustⓇ: The Flight Plan To Cultivating a High-Performance Team
This transformative keynote empowers leaders and teams to deliver consistently excellent results through a culture of No Fail TrustⓇ. Jason shares tactics, techniques, and practical tools for navigating the inevitable turbulence of life and cultivating high-flying levels of empowerment, commitment, and accountability across your organization.

This program Is perfect for leaders and teams:

  • Seeing a lack of engagement and trust but unsure how to foster greater connection and collaboration
  • Struggling to improve their team’s performance and productivity (or their own!)
  • Needing practical strategies for navigating the ever-changing challenges of life and business

The audience will leave with:

  • A new understanding of the critical role trust plays in improving engagement, collaboration, and performance
  • A clear framework for cultivating unparalleled trust and enabling greater empowerment, commitment, and accountability
  • Practical techniques for adapting to unexpected conditions and challenges while maintaining a high level of trust
  • Immediately actionable steps for improving their collaboration, productivity, and job satisfaction

Creating Teams with No Fail Trust™ Ownership
For more than 20 years as a United States Air Force officer, mission commander, and special operations pilot, Lieutenant Colonel Jason Harris has led teams where failure was not an option. HOW? By providing the right training and process that empowered his crew members to own their roles and fully trust one another to deliver because failure to do so could be fatal. Lt. Col. Harris shares the stories and strategies of his No Fail Trust™ leadership framework with your front-line employees so that they too can leverage the power of trust to become high-performing individuals and create high-achieving teams. Lt. Col. Harris’ keynote provides the road map to creating an organization that is always prepared to handle whatever circumstances arise, make the best mutually beneficial decisions, and achieve self-actualized, fulfilled, and committed teams of employees.

Key Takeaways Include:

  • Action items to motivate and engage behaviors that demonstrate self-confidence.
  • Clarity on how to have better project ownership, collaboration, and productivity.
  • Strategies for creating an environment of safety, commitment, and morale at its highest levels.
  • Trust in one another to achieve peak performance.

Unconscious Bias and its Impact on No Fail Trust
Organizations that are able to achieve No Fail Trust™ are the ones best positioned to become industry leaders. No Fail Trust™ isn’t achieved overnight though, and, as with any goal you set out to achieve, there are sure to be challenges along the way. One of the most significant challenges impeding No Fail Trust™ is unconscious bias.

Lt. Col. Harris provides organizations with unconscious bias training in which he outlines examples, as well as how executives and employees can recognize and address their own unconscious biases, and the reasons why teams that fail to acknowledge their biases are unable to realize the full potential of No Fail Trust™ and its influences on trust, responsibility, productivity, and achieving goals.

No Fail Trust and the Future of Work
 The ever-evolving workplace has added a new layer to No Fail Trust™ and the role it plays in an organization’s success. With teams now collaborating from the workplace and the homeplace, facilitating the blended environment of the mutual trust, responsibility, and productivity needed to thrive has become a greater challenge for leaders as they position their businesses for the future.

In this talk, Lt. Col. Harris discusses elements of hybrid and remote workplaces that impede in empowering team members and how leaders can overcome these hurdles to create an atmosphere where each person understands the mission at hand, is equipped with the tools needed to reach peak performance and is entrusted to make impactful decisions — no matter their location. As Lt. Col. Harris explains to groups, it starts with communication. He’ll demonstrate that when leaders, managers, and team members communicate effectively, they can lay the foundation for attaining the greatest level of No Fail Trust™ in any workplace.

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 Recent Publications

    "Jason Harris does not disappoint! The theme of our event was Connect. Trust. Deliver. There could not be three words that are more perfect in describing Jason and his character. Jason's high energy message of No Fail Trust was on point! He highlighted how human connections can help us expand our knowledge and perspectives, build trust, and enhance our ability to deliver products to our customers. One of the developers on the team reached out and gave us the best feedback, "Just watching this presentation has made me a better person!"
    If you are considering bringing Jason Harris into your organization for a speaking event, do not delay. You will not regret it!


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