Eric Allen was raised in Bountiful, Utah and currently lives in Centerville, Utah, and has served as a scout master many times for many years. He served a full-time mission in Florida. He met his wife in an awkward fashion but it has turned out to be a wonderful marriage.

Even thought Brother Allen didn’t earn his Eagle as a young man, he has benefited from his experience mentoring young men in the scouting program to achieve the rank of Eagle. His soft spoken manner is based around strong leadership principles that has brought him success.

  1. Empower the boys (10:00)
  2. Value all ideas (18:10)
  3. State needs forcefully (20:50)
  4. Become and Instant Expert (25:05)
  5. Own your failures (26:45)

Brother Allen also discusses his approach to Friends of Scouting and effectively and kindly gathering donations for the Boy Scouts of America program (32:00).

Links:

Don’t Kill the Little Birds,¬†President Kimball

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