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Our job on "Spotlight: Success Stories for Veterans" is to breakdown and analyze Titans in the military and civilian communities to discover their tactics, mindset, and systems so that you can apply them to your transition.

Those Titans range from NYT best-selling authors to former heads of state, to other divergent thinkers who dominate their field by challenging conventional wisdom.

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Our job on "Spotlight: Success Stories for Veterans" is to breakdown and analyze Titans in the military and civilian communities to discover their tactics, mindset, and systems so that you can apply them to your transition.

Those Titans range from NYT best-selling authors to former heads of state, to other divergent thinkers who dominate their field by challenging conventional wisdom.

    B******t Sessions - Quarantine Habits, Villain Speeches, and Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

    B******t Sessions - Quarantine Habits, Villain Speeches, and Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

    Hello there, and welcome to the Pilot Episode of “B******t Sessions: Stupid Conversations for Smart People,” where our job is to bring you groundbreaking insight on inane topics purely for your entertainment. This shows where all topics are poorly researched, logical fallacies are encouraged and laughs matter most.

    This week we are discussing:

    Our worst quarantine habits
    Underrated villain speeches
    Mint chocolate chip ice cream: ice cream or toothpaste?

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Carolynn Beck - Staring Into Space, Tripping Over Duffel Bags, and Why You're Not Dead

    Carolynn Beck - Staring Into Space, Tripping Over Duffel Bags, and Why You're Not Dead

    Today we are interviewing Carolynn Beck.

    Carolynn is a powerhouse litigation attorney. She has represented Fortune 500 companies, she is currently a partner at Goldstein & McClintock, LLLP, and she has even been admitted to practice in front of the United States Supreme Court. She also did all of this while living the life of a military spouse.

    So how does Carolynn do it? Listen and find out. 

    • 43 min
    Ken Falke and Josh Goldberg - Challenging Mental Health Systems, Climbing the Wrong Ladder, and How You Can Thrive After Trauma

    Ken Falke and Josh Goldberg - Challenging Mental Health Systems, Climbing the Wrong Ladder, and How You Can Thrive After Trauma

    Today we are interviewing Ken Falke and Josh Goldberg.

    I discovered Ken and Josh through their incredible book Struggle Well: Thriving in the Aftermath of Trauma. Both Ken and Josh spend their time working on the Warrior PATHH program to take it nationwide while continuing to develop the Struggle Well Online Training Program.
    So how do Ken and Josh do it? Listen and find out. 

    • 58 min
    Glenn Cowan - False Bravado, Ruthless Honesty, and Letting Yourself Grieve the Old Life

    Glenn Cowan - False Bravado, Ruthless Honesty, and Letting Yourself Grieve the Old Life

    Today we are interviewing Glenn Cowan.

    Glenn's time in the military was spent serving in Canada's National Mission Unit. Since leaving the military Glenn, like many of us, bounced around for a little bit before he decided to jump into venture capitalism. He now runs his own firm One 9 Investments while simultaneously raising two daughters and working as a Contributor and Speaker with the Talent War Group.

    So how does Glenn do it? Listen and find out. 

    • 52 min
    Lisa Jaster - Cracking Ribs, Doing Stupid Things, and Why You Need to Ride the Elephant

    Lisa Jaster - Cracking Ribs, Doing Stupid Things, and Why You Need to Ride the Elephant

    Today we are interviewing Lisa Jaster.

    Lisa was also a 2015 Ranger School graduate, and I discovered Lisa through her work with the Talent War Group. I invited her to come to the show because I was impressed by how many projects she is working on while still performing at a high level. On top of everything else she does, Lisa is still serving as a reserve engineer battalion commander. 

    So how does Lisa do it? Listen and find out. 

    • 47 min
    Garrett Harrell - Getting Pigeon Holed, Amassing Business Acumen, and Why You Need to Become Sharp and Pointy

    Garrett Harrell - Getting Pigeon Holed, Amassing Business Acumen, and Why You Need to Become Sharp and Pointy

    Today we are interviewing Garrett Harrell.

    Garrett's transition began when he left the Marine Raiders after over 20 years in the Corps. Garrett is a transition unicorn because he was able to amass business acumen very quickly. Garrett has been able to leverage that acumen to begin working for himself. 

    So how does Garrett do it? Listen and find out. 

    • 56 min

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