3 Great Lessons From The Worst Job I’ve Ever Had

The worst job I’ve ever had actually turned out to be great because it taught me some valuable lessons. I love to learn, although I prefer it not be the hard way. One of my missions in life is to empower career changers and military veterans with useful knowledge and information about careering. You don’t haveContinue reading “3 Great Lessons From The Worst Job I’ve Ever Had”

GRIT.GRIND.GROW! Podcast Episode-003: Grind by the Numbers for Profitable Growth

Octavia Conner is a profit acceleration specialist, accountant, business consultant, speaker and best-selling author of “Say YES To Profits: 3 Methods for Building the Profitable, Successful Business of Your Dreams”. She specializes in helping entrepreneurs who struggle with cash flow accelerate their revenue, plug money leaks and maximize business profits faster, smarter and consistently. Tune-inContinue reading “GRIT.GRIND.GROW! Podcast Episode-003: Grind by the Numbers for Profitable Growth”

THE DR. DIONNE SHOW: Hiring Veterans & Athletes

(Lex Brown, Dr. Dionne Poulton, Sean Rainey & Sam Douglas) http://gwinnettbusinessradio.businessradiox.com/2016/10/16/poulton-consulting-2/ This episode of “The Dr. Dionne Show” features a vibrant discussion about the unique skills and values that veterans and athletes have in common that make them “low risk hires” and invaluable workplace pillars. You will hear the impressive personal stories of Lex R. BrownContinue reading “THE DR. DIONNE SHOW: Hiring Veterans & Athletes”

5 Great Benefits of Hiring Veterans

Job-seeking military veterans are ultra-competitive candidates. They have proven track records and in-demand skill sets. Sometimes their value gets lost in translation, but here you’ll find some of the crystal clear benefits for recruiting and hiring them. Currently, there are many commendable initiatives advocating for the hiring of military veterans. I greatly appreciate every organizationContinue reading “5 Great Benefits of Hiring Veterans”

6 Great Blogs To Subscribe To For Career Transition Guidance

Career change is almost never easy, but it can be simplified in some instances. From mid 2012 to nearly the end of 2014, I was on an unrelenting career transition journey, as I transformed from active duty military service member to where I am today. Throughout that time I needed guidance, sound advice, inspiration, andContinue reading “6 Great Blogs To Subscribe To For Career Transition Guidance”

Resilience Over Brilliance

Didn’t graduate with a 4.0 GPA? Is your degree not from a top Ivy League institution? Are you not fluent in seven different computer programming languages already? Well, I guess you’re screwed then, huh? Or at least that’s what some people are being misled to believe as they search for a new mission and careerContinue reading “Resilience Over Brilliance”

Most Valuable Workplace Advice for 2015: Relate Interviewing to Sales

In 2015 it is imperative to understand that mastering the process of interviewing is the deal-maker or deal-breaker. As candidates vying for various employment opportunities, we’re all selling something: our time and our skills. Therefore, I find it highly effective to relate interviewing to sales. If interviewing is a sales process, then there has toContinue reading “Most Valuable Workplace Advice for 2015: Relate Interviewing to Sales”