November 12, 2018

How a JMO Can Balance Location Preferences in a Career Search

Many JMOs leave the military because they feel a lack of control over their career and professional lives.  They want more agency, also known as the ability to make their own decisions.  Additionally, many JMOs decide to transition because they want a better quality of life and more time with their family.  With this desire … Continue reading “How a JMO Can Balance Location Preferences in a Career Search”

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October 22, 2018

Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 61 – How One JMO Transition Wasn’t Decided By Location

Location, location, location. While those are typically the top 3 criteria for opening up a retail business, it commonly seems like top criteria for a JMO transition. Yet, when JMOs narrow down a search based on location, they miss out on exploring many unique opportunities. Paul Speckin is Cameron-Brooks Alumnus who attended our April 2018

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May 29, 2018

4 Reasons Why I Partner with Millennial JMOs

So much has already been written about Millennials in the workforce.  Why write another blog post about a topic that has already been covered in depth?  Because Millennial JMOs break the stereotypical mold of the Millennial generation, and I want to share 4 reasons why I like partnering with them.  As with any strength, there … Continue reading “4 Reasons Why I Partner with Millennial JMOs”

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February 6, 2017

Cameron-Brooks Podcast – Episode 18: Former Navy Nuke Says Secret to Success is to Continually Reinvent Yourself

John Tunison is a former Navy Nuclear Power Submarine Officer who transitioned to a career at Shell Oil in 2003.  John graduated from the Naval Academy with a major in Political Science, but he has since gone on to a career in corporate finance. John has hired and mentored numerous military officers over the last 14 … Continue reading "Cameron-Brooks Podcast – Episode 18: Former Navy Nuke Says Secret to Success is to Continually Reinvent Yourself" Read More
November 24, 2015

4 Tips to Make Thanksgiving Day Every Day

Ever since Cameron-Brooks started a blog in 2009, I scheduled myself to write the blog post for Thanksgiving week. Why? It’s my favorite week, day and holiday of the year! I get to use our blog as a platform to encourage others (and remind myself too) to make gratitude a habit, not just a holiday … Continue reading “4 Tips to Make Thanksgiving Day Every Day”

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March 11, 2015

Cameron-Brooks is the Expert in Helping JMOs Prepare for the Transition

I often hear from Junior Military Officers (JMOs) considering a transition to business that that they just do not have time to think about or research this decision.  Many that have made the decision tell me they just don’t have the time to prepare for the transition. I hear lots of reasons for this.  Such as: … Continue reading “Cameron-Brooks is the Expert in Helping JMOs Prepare for the Transition”

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September 11, 2013

Additional Reading Recommendations for Military and Business Leaders

I love to read and apply what I learn.  I encourage other military leaders and business professionals to do the same because I value the deep knowledge and various tools I have developed over the past 15 years since I started a reading development program. For those accepted into our program, our Development and Preparation … Continue reading “Additional Reading Recommendations for Military and Business Leaders”

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January 13, 2010

Winners and Losers

Sometimes reading a book allows the reader to avoid having to “touch the stove” to learn a lesson.

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November 19, 2009

Integrity Selling Quotes – Part 2

On October 30th, I wrote a blog post on my favorite quotes from the first half of Integrity Selling for the 21st Century by Ron Willingham.  I finished reading the book yesterday (for the third time) and found more insightful quotes about motivation and overcoming obstacles, as well as selling, working and leading with integrity.   In my conversations with … Continue reading “Integrity Selling Quotes – Part 2”

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November 5, 2009

JMOs Key to Leading Lean Manufacturing Efforts

A timely article appeared in the USA Today on Monday, November 2, the first day of the Cameron-Brooks November, 2009 Career Conference.  The article titled “Lean Manufacturing Helps Companies Survive Recession” pointed out that manufacturing facilities that have adopted Lean Manufacturing initiatives have converted from batch processing to uninterrupted flow, and reduced waste and inventories.  … Continue reading “JMOs Key to Leading Lean Manufacturing Efforts”

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