Bob Nilsson joined the program to discuss the problems the Boston Marathon has with including larger numbers of disabled people in a marathon run on Patriots Day of all days. Read an article about it here.
We also discuss OPERATION LEAD AT TURNER — leaders into career in the field of construction with a GREAT company.
Matt Parker, SGT U.S. Army (ret), joins the program to discuss his path to a career at Turner Construction. Matt joined Turner after he was medically discharged from the Army as the result of being wounded in Ramadi in 2005.
Matt discusses how his leadership experience in the Army combined with mentors at Turner provided the solid basis for him to excel as a project manager at Turner.
Lead Star Partner, New York Times Best Selling Author, and CCL Partner Network Director Angie Morgan joins the program talks suicide and online behavior.
Angie experienced a suicide in her family and shares her thoughts about suicide and the aftermath with us.
As a veteran Marine Officer, Angie has definite thoughts on the online behavior issue that is in the news and shares them with us as well as recommendations for the Marine Corps relative to recruiting and recruit training.
Pat Murray, Cpl USMC (ret), joins the program to discuss his experience at Turner Construction. Pat joined Turner after he was medically discharged from the Marine Corps as the result of being wounded in Fallujah in 2006.
Pat discusses his lack of construction experience and how his leadership experience in the Marine Corps combined with mentors that Turner provided the solid basis for him to excel as a project manager at Turner.
Veterans comprise 1% of the population and 10% of small business owners, Justin Constantine shares about his message to entrepreneurs when he speaks around the nation.
Justin and Mac discuss the term “post-traumatic growth” — Justin’s life was fundamentally changed when he suffered a gun-shot wound to the head in Iraq in 2006 — the discussion centers around trauma and the path after that experience… does it head towards “growth” or “disorder” AND what governs that?
Bob Nilsson has career opportunities for veterans. He’s looking for 40-50 leaders, hopefully with combat theater experience, who are looking for careers in the field of construction management or management.
Bob has bee working with transitioning veterans since his days on active duty as a Captain during the Vietnam War.
Retention issues and no morale are all symptoms of poor leadership and it’s ALL OVER the civilian world! Hear Angie discuss how you have THE skills they’re looking for.
Angie discusses “managing” your leadership “style” in the civilian world because the word “Marine” has lots of stereotypes associated with it. Recognize it and spend some effort to let them know that we’re ok by being a great ambassador of what it is to be a Marine.
MARINES ON MANAGEMENT: The York Times Best Selling Author, and CCL Partner Network Director joined us to talk about how leadership skills DO IN FACT transfer to the civilian sector.
Angie focused on two things in her appearance today: (1) The SPARK that makes leaders special and (2) the things that you know and have practiced for years that managers in the civilian world have never been taught.