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.
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.
Charlie Linville, SSgt USMC (ret), tells his remarkable story that ultimately took him to the summit of Mount Everest, the first combat wounded person on the planet to do so.
From his beginning as an infantryman in Iraq to his move into EOD, Charlie’s story in incredibly interesting and not unlike many Marines. He EOD career took him to the Helmand Province of Afghanistan where Charlie lost a leg. His story from that point only gets more compelling and amazing.
After being discharged and in a bad place, he found refuge in the company of other veterans and in therapeutic recreation, mountain climbing to be specific. What happens next is historic but not surprising.
Charlie Linville, the first combat wounded human being to summit Mt. Everest — Marine. He journey through pain, medications, depression and uncertainty is one we can all learn from and is certainly worth your time.
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.