Nathan Spearing chose to leave U.S. Army Special Operations after nearly 14 years of meritorious service to spend more time with with wife and kids. Life on Target is a no-holds-barred discussion of failures and successes in military service, family, business, and life to give you practical advice and encouragement for hitting the mark each and every day of your life.
Episode 3: People Skills and Speaking The Truth
Many people have a difficult time interacting with people—in family, at work, on social media, and in everyday life. But people skills are crucial for building relationships and developing agency. In this episode, Nathan discusses how authenticity and honesty provide a simple framework for strengthening your people skills.
Episode 2 | Organizational Skills
Americans waste about two days a year just looking for misplaced things—keys, wallets, phones, etc. Disorganization eats away at our time and makes it impossible to hit our targets for each day. In the second episode on a series on agency, Nathan examines the language or agency that he finds most challenging to master, and he offers some strategies that he's implemented to help effectively organize his time.
Episode 1: General Competency Equals Freedom
True agency equals freedom. General competency is more valuable than obsessive mastery in just one area. In Episode 1, Nathan starts to unpack what C.R. Wiley calls the four languages of agency: mechanical skill, organizational skill, people skills, and aesthetics. Drawing on his experience in the military and construction, Nathan begins this multipart series by focusing on mechanical skill and how to grow in your technical and mechanical aptitude by drawing on relationships in your community.
Episode 0: Agency Means Getting Stuff Done
Why should you listen to Nathan Spearing? In Episode 0, Nathan unpacks the pivotal moments in his life and career that led him to leave special operations, start a bespoke construction company, build a thriving real estate business, and ultimately have more time to invest in his family.
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I’ve been blessed by what Nathan has put out there on the socials and I am very excited what he has in store of us in this podcast project.
Nate is a go-getter. Integrity and grit are built into him, from great background as a child to becoming the ultimate SOF operater. He chose family over glory.
His ability to clearly, concisely instruct is above par.
He clearly walks the talk!
First and second hand knowledge.
This man’s salt has not lost its potency.
Where special operations meets the Everyman, unapologetic, honest, reviving, and aspiring.