24 Hours on the 'USS Stennis': Why I Committed to Hiring Veterans

Last year, the U.S. Navy gave me the opportunity of a lifetime. I was invited, along with a small group of CEOs, to live on the USS Stennis for 24 hours. The visit was part of a distinguished visitor program.

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Inside Consumer Brands, LLC with Michael Gleason

Michael Gleason, an entrepreneur and technology expert, is founder and CEO of InMyArea.com and Consumer Brands LLC, innovative technology and publishing companies based in Newport Beach, California.

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The Importance of Hiring Veterans -- and How to Recruit Them

The opportunity inspired excitement, the experience proved humbling, and the events changed me forever. Last year, I joined a small group of CEOs aboard the USS Stennis aircraft carrier as part of the U.S. Navy's Distinguished...

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How to Land Your Dream Job and Not Embarrass Yourself in the Process

It’s time to face a harsh truth: This isn’t the job market of yesteryear. Your grandpa might love regaling crowds with the story of working his way from the mailroom to the boardroom, but that’s no longer a reality.

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What To Consider Before Accepting Venture Capital So Your Business Doesn't Stagnate

During a Harvard Business Growth Conference panel several years ago, a keynote speaker offered advice about work-life balance that inspired me to spend more time with my family.

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4 Ways to Manage Your Anxiety While Job Hunting

2017 started with a bang thanks to the presidential election. But, perhaps it was more of a “thud” in terms of the number of new jobless claims....

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How to manage stress when you're the boss

Managers are like avocados in the grocery store: Someone is always squeezing them to see whether they’re any good, but they lose appeal if they’re crushed....

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Improving PTSD Treatments For Veterans Requires More Funding, Research

My father-in-law recently passed away at the impressive age of 100. I met him when he was in his early 50s, long after he had flown more than 50 missions as a B-17 tail gunner during World War II. He never spoke...

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Why Reading Every Last Bit of Political News Is Killing You

No matter which candidate you voted for during the 2016 presidential election, the winner was clear: the news industry....

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