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SuccessVets is a resource for transitioning military service members consisting of inspiring stories, awesome tips, and helpful interviews with others successful veterans.

SuccessVets: Advice For Veterans On Life After The Military Learn how to achieve success in your career and life after leaving the mili

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    • 4.9, 25 Ratings

SuccessVets is a resource for transitioning military service members consisting of inspiring stories, awesome tips, and helpful interviews with others successful veterans.

    Lydia Davey: Marine, Entrepreneur, Content Marketer, And Stanford Ignite Alumni

    Lydia Davey: Marine, Entrepreneur, Content Marketer, And Stanford Ignite Alumni

    How this veteran made the most out of her experience with Stanford Ignite.
    For resources mentioned in the podcast, check out SuccessVets.com.
    Lydia Davey is a content marketing manager at a global technology company. She has more than a decade of experience in storytelling and strategic communications, and her insights have been employed by Fortune 500 companies, international non-profits, and tech startups alike. Most recently, Lydia was the CEO of Moriah Creatives PR, a San Francisco-based public relations firm that helped foreign startups launch in the United States. Prior to that, she served as a U.S. Marine Corps Combat Correspondent and Press Chief, working extensively throughout Africa, Asia, and Europe. She’s here today to talk about her career and her experiences with Stanford Ignite. Their certificate program that teaches innovators to formulate, develop, and commercialize their ideas. For the third year in a row, Stanford has allocated one of these programs exclusively for post 9/11 veterans and I’m excited to hear about what they’re doing for veterans this year.

    • 23 min
    Doug McCormick: Maximizing Wealth For Your Family

    Doug McCormick: Maximizing Wealth For Your Family

    Developing financial independence and creating wealth in your career.
     
    For resources from the podcast, check out SuccessVets.com.
    Douglas McCormick graduated from West Point and was a Captain in the United States Army. After leaving the military he got his MBA from Harvard Business School and today he is a co-founder and managing partner at HCI Equity, as well as a board member of Team Red White and Blue. In this interview we talk about the principles in his book, Family Inc., on how to use business principles to maximize your family’s wealth.

    • 51 min
    Verizon And Military-Transition.org: On Hiring And Retaining Veterans

    Verizon And Military-Transition.org: On Hiring And Retaining Veterans

    What does this #1 employer do better than any other company when it comes to hiring and retaining veterans in their workforce? For resources from the podcast, go to SuccessVets.com.
    In this interview I get to talk with two leading figures on hiring veterans. Evan Guzman is a veteran advocate with two decades of experience in strategic talent acquisition and human resources who has dedicated his career to support veterans, transitioning service members, reservists, and military spouses across the country in finding meaningful careers. Brian Niswander is an Air Force veteran, a reservist, and the founder of Military-Transition.org which provides timely, unbiased, and interactive information or “Transition Intelligence” to help service members successfully navigate the transition process.

    • 50 min
    Justin Constantine: Marine, Inspirational Speaker, and Author

    Justin Constantine: Marine, Inspirational Speaker, and Author

    Overcoming adversity, living life with gratitude, and leadership lessons from the battlefield.
    For resources from the podcast, go to SuccessVets.com.
     Justin Constantine is a former Marine and attorney. While on a routine combat patrol in 2005, Justin was shot in the head by a sniper. Although the original prognosis was that he had been killed in action, Justin survived. He went on to be the Honor Graduate of his class at the Marine Corps Command and Staff College and was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel before being medically retired in 2013. Today, he is an inspirational speaker and leadership consultant, teaching people about leadership, teamwork, and overcoming adversity. He recently completed his first book, My Battlefield, Your Office: Leadership Lessons From the Front Lines.

    • 51 min
    Anthony Garcia: GuideOn CEO/Founder And Former Army Med Corps Officer

    Anthony Garcia: GuideOn CEO/Founder And Former Army Med Corps Officer

    Hear how Anthony figured out his passion and purpose through a chance encounter at grad school.
    For resources from the podcast, go to SuccessVets.com.
    Anthony Garcia is a former Army Medical Service Corp Officer and Medical Air Evacuation Officer with tours in Iraq and South Korea. He’s also a Cornell University MBA graduate. Today he’s the CEO and cofounder of GuideOn. GuideOn’s propose is to assist U.S. military service members and veterans transition to the private sector by providing skills transparency to employers and corporations.

    • 45 min
    Jeremy Paris: Podcasting About Veterans Service Organizations

    Jeremy Paris: Podcasting About Veterans Service Organizations

    How Jeremy Paris found his calling after the military and went from government contracting to supporting veteran artists to launching his own podcast network.
    For resources mentioned in the podcast, check out SuccessVets.com.
    Jeremy Paris is a US Army veteran who started the Veteran Resource Podcast which introduces veterans to Veteran Service Organizations. He is also a systems engineer, a producer at the Veterans Artist Program, and he’s about to launch another podcast network just for kids. He's done a lot of interesting things since leaving the military in 2000, and we talk about government contracting (including how he started his own government contracting business), creative careers for veterans, and what Jeremy is launching next in the podcast world.

    • 43 min

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25 Ratings

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Great information

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Great Podcast. Most terrible end song. So bad it's funny.

Keep it up. Super helpful experiences and perspectives.

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Good Interview

Just finished listening to the mentoring podcast and really enjoyed Byron's interview. Look forward to catching up on some of the older podcasts as well.

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