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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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Aug 15, 2017

In this episode of Drop and Give Me 20, Lindsey interviews Corey Christman, a retired Special Agent, a criminal investigator, a combat veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, a wine maker, and an amazing leader who developed a company called Vethos. Vethos is a Human Capital Leadership and Executive Strategy firm. They help in creating leaders, building cultures and growing revenues.

Corey also talks about how he became an entrepreneur and shares some tips on the process of hiring the right people.

Important topics they discuss:

  • [01:21] What is Vethos all about
  • [02:08] From a retired special agent, a criminal investigator, a combat veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom to being an entrepreneur
  • [03:08] What made Corey become an entrepreneur
  • [03:38] How Corey’s learning in the service helps Vethos
  • [05:03] How to hire the right people the first time
  • [08:08] Tips on what the company can do to make sure that the newly-hired employee is going to stay
  • [10:59] Being a wine-maker
  • [12:50] Thoughts on entrepreneurs having more than one business
  • [14:28] Advice to those interested in entrepreneurship

 

Quote:

“Basically, it’s bringing value to companies that have a disconnect between where they are today and where they want to go tomorrow.” - Corey Christman

Social:
Vethos
Corey Christman's LinkedIn
Corey's Twitter

Aug 1, 2017

In this episode of Drop and Give Me 20, Lindsey interviews Megan Hall, a podcaster and a military spouse entrepreneur. Megan has a wonderful community tailored to helping woman called Inspired Women Community.

Megan talks about her journey as a military spouse to becoming a successful entrepreneur and helping women through life coaching.

Important topics they discuss:

  • [01:30] Megan’s backstory
  • [03:08] About Life Coaching
  • [04:23] How to connect with a life coach
  • [05:03] What makes Megan stand out
  • [06:43] Megan’s journey as a military spouse and as an entrepreneur
  • [09:22] Coaching clients
  • [10:40] Megan’s advice to other military spouse entrepreneurs
  • [11:55] Running a business at home
  • [15:36] Two years from now, where will Megan Hall be
  • [16:06] Building a team

 

Quote:

"So with military spouse and being an entrepreneur, it was about finding my people - finding the people I can connect with, I can resonate with and those who are going to support me, but also maybe I can support them as well." - Megan Hall

Social:
Inspired Women Community
Inspired Women Podcast Website
Inspired Women Podcast Facebook 
Inspired Women Podcast's Instagram
Megan Hall's Website
Megan's Facebook Profile
Megan's Instagram
Megan's Twitter
Megan's Linkedin

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