In episode 51 we speak with the Professional Wrestling Commentator, former political candidate, and Star Trek podcaster Jeff Akin. He runs the Starfleet Leadership Academy podcast where he takes leadership lessons from various episodes of the show.
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- Early fandom before the internet
- Jeff’s Star Trek Tattoos
- The Star Trek RPG from FASA (Memory Alpha) and also here (Wikipedia)
- The old FASA starship minatures
- The Starfleet Leadership Academy podcast
- How Star Trek influenced Jeff’s campaign for public office
- The Last Best Hope novel
- Early Romulans in Star Trek
- Should the Federation be saved?
- The Civilization game
- Neelix: Hero or Zero?
- Dealing with trauma in Star Trek
- Self Care as a Leadership imperative
- An analysis of the Rozhenko family
- Middle-Eastern raw meat dishes
- From the bonus material
- Seventh Fleet Collisions
- John’s picture with COMSUBLANT
- The Price TNG
- The Alternative Factor TOS
- Shuttlepod One ENT
- Strange New World ENT
- Caretaker VOY
- Balance of Terror TOS
- In the Pale Moonlight DS9
- The Ensigns of Command TNG
- Homestead VOY
- It’s Only a Paper Moon DS9
- Family TNG
- Jeff’s website is here
- If you would like to learn about his political campaign, go here
- Personal Twitter account: @jefftakin
- Jeff’s Pro Wrestling profile
- Starfleet Leadership Academy Podcast
Some portions of the Kobayashi Maru lightning round questions in this episode were submitted by listeners Ross Webster and Corbie Hill. If you would like to submit Kobayashi Maru questions for possible inclusion on a future episode, see the rules here.
Honorary Star Trek title awarded: Chief of the Citizens Council on Colony Cestus III