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Drop and Give Me 20

The military community is full of successful business owners, managers, and leaders across all industries, military and civilian. Time to show them off and learn from their experiences! Hear stories of active duty members, military spouses, and veterans as host Lindsey Germono shines a spotlight on their challenges, triumphs, and the insights learned through determination and best business practices. Join Lindsey and guests in insightful discussions of what it takes to be a leading military entrepreneur.
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Now displaying: January, 2017
Jan 31, 2017

In this episode of Drop and Give Me 20, Lindsey Germono speaks with Jessica Bertsch, founder of Powerhouse Planning.  Powerhouse Planning (Powerhouse) guides companies toward initiating and instituting high-IMPACT business plans that succeed in the forms of growth, recognition, efficiency, and new opportunities.
 
Important topics they discuss:

  • [2:07]  All about Powerhouse Planning
  • [4:48] The five pillars of Powerhouse Planning
  • [5:23] How Jessica taps into the skills of military spouses and veterans to build her team
  • [8:28] Jessica’s biggest mistake in the beginning of launching her business
  • [10:01]  Jessica’s letter to new CEO’s
  • [10:45] The benefits of having a professional mentor
  • [12:08] The importance of giving back when running a business

Quote:
“We don’t want to lose our professional identity, want to continue to flourish and do awesome things as well over a 20+ year career.” – Jessica Bertsch

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Jan 11, 2017

In this episode of Drop and Give Me 20, Lindsey Germono speaks with Claire Yanta-O’Mahoney, the Founder of Fleur de Lis Fitness. Claire.

Important topics they discuss:

  • [1:47] All About Claire and Fleur de Lis Fitness
  • [3:26] How Claire’s transition from a military spouse to a veteran spouse impacted her business
  • [7:20] Challenges Claire has faced and overcome
  • [9:02] Do It In the Morning: Time management skills for military entrepreneurs -
  • [10:26] Advantages of working with a personal coach
  • [13:09] Lindsey’s Personal Story
  • [13:09] Tips Claire wished she could have told herself before she started her business

Quote:

“Try to silence the self doubt. There’s this voice in the back of our head wondering if this is the right way to do it and what someone might say. These fears are there but that doesn’t mean you need to listen to it.” - Claire Yanta-O’Mahoney

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