Brent Gleeson; Navy SEAL and Author of “Taking Point” and “Embrace the Suck”

Brent Gleeson; Navy SEAL and Author of “Taking Point” and “Embrace the Suck”

Video version About the Podcast Today I invite back to “State of Readiness”, Brent Gleeson, a Navy SEAL combat veteran and serial entrepreneur. In addition to being a best-selling author of “Taking Point” and his new release, “Embrace the Suck“, Brent has leveraged the principles of leadership, discipline, accountability and resiliency learned in training and…

Carey “Vixen” Lohrenz; US Navy F-14 Fighter Pilot, Entrepreneur, Speaker, and Author

Carey “Vixen” Lohrenz; US Navy F-14 Fighter Pilot, Entrepreneur, Speaker, and Author

Video version About the Podcast My guest today is Carey Lohrenz and was the first female F-14 fighter pilots in the United States Navy; call-sign Vixen. Given her experiences, she knows well that inconsistent execution in fast-moving, dynamic environments can generate catastrophic results. Carey has translated her training, leadership, and strategy experience in the Navy…

Brian Strobel – VP of Corporate Quality @ Sierra Nevada Corporation

Brian Strobel – VP of Corporate Quality @ Sierra Nevada Corporation

Video version About the Podcast Today I invite Brian Strobel, VP of Corporate Quality at Sierra Nevada Corporation (the aerospace company, not the beer guys) and author of the upcoming book, “Pursuing Excellence: A Values-Based, Systems Approach to Help Companies Become More Resilient” (2021), in addition to his previous book, “Leading Change from Within: A…

Manuel Ugarte; Director and Strategic Accounts Manager of the United States Army’s Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC)

Manuel Ugarte; Director and Strategic Accounts Manager of the United States Army’s Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC)

Video version About the podcast In this edition of “State of Readiness”, I welcome Manuel “Manny” Ugarte, Director and Strategic Accounts Manager of the United States Army’s Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC).  The US Army’s CCDC mission is to provide the research, engineering, and analytical expertise to deliver capabilities that enable the Army to deter…

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