The Consummate Transitioner Blog

The Strategic Level of War

United States Marine Corps Command and Staff College, Quantico Virginia – October 1995 The following is a true story. The morning of October 25, 1995, I was a student at the United States Marine Corps Command and Staff College in Quantico, Virginia.  I went to the...

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Speech: Life is a Race

Prologue In May 2018, I was walking in the conference room section of the Peninsula Workforce Development Center (PWDC), at Thomas Nelson Community College.  I was waved down by Dr. Val Livingston, who was the program director for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance...

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Layoff Aversion: Get Your Mind Right

During the economic downturn of 2008, many of us have heard terms like outsourcing accentuated and expounded upon to explain why American jobs have gone overseas to foreign competition. This is my personal story as a workforce development professional in...

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