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Season 2, Ep.4: Major General JP McGee- The Battalion Commander Assessment Program Results Explained

Season 2, Ep.4: Major General JP McGee- The Battalion Commander Assessment Program Results Explained

Jacob and Joe sit down with the Outgoing Director of the Army Talent Management Task Force to discuss the Commander Assessment Program. Major General JP McGee talks about the genesis of the program, the results and trends over the last two years, and shares how his outlook on talent has changed in the process.

Season 2, Ep.3: Major General Frank Donovan-The Importance of Asking Why

Season 2, Ep.3: Major General Frank Donovan-The Importance of Asking Why

 

Jacob and Joe discuss leadership lessons with MajGen Frank Donovan, Commander of 2nd Marine Division. During the discussion, MajGen Donovan reflects on the importance of not giving up, when your military career takes an unexpected turn. The team also talks about why leaders need to be willing to have difficult conversations in their organizations.

Episode 8: Interview with Jerry Depizzo of O.A.R.-Don’t Let Great Get in the Way of Good

Episode 8: Interview with Jerry Depizzo of O.A.R.-Don’t Let Great Get in the Way of Good

Jacob and Joe sit down with Jerry Depizzo of the band O.A.R. and talk about leadership, teamwork, and the habits that have made O.A.R successful over the last 20 years. Jerry also talks about how he balances making music and touring with being a husband and a father. This is a great episode for leaders trying to figure out how to balance professional and personal responsibilities.

Episode 6: Interview with Shannon Huffman Polson- Knowing Your Story

Jacob and Joe sit down with Shannon Huffman Polson, author of Grit Factor: Courage, Resilience, and Leadership in the Most-Male Dominated Organization in the World. In this episode Shannon shares her experiences being one of the first female Apache pilots in the U.S. Army and offers advice to leaders on how men and women can work together to create strong cultures in their organizations. They also talk about the importance of knowing your story to develop grit when navigating uncertainty.