October 11, 2018

Developing Your Knowledge Before You Make the Transition from the Military to Corporate America

What do you know about Lean Manufacturing, Total Productive Maintenance, Kaizen, or Consultative Selling? How about Six Sigma, Process Excellence, Self-Directed Work Teams, Risk Management or Change Management?   The JMO candidates who have succeeded in their career search understood these business concepts, but more importantly, related their military background to them and bring the topics … Continue reading “Developing Your Knowledge Before You Make the Transition from the Military to Corporate America”

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November 27, 2017

The Interview Mindset – A Practical Exercise

During a recent interview preparation workshop I delivered to our DPP candidates, I “dusted off” an exercise I hadn’t used in a while. I’ve found this particular exercise to be effective in illustrating a basic premise of interviewing, and I thought it would be worthwhile to share. Here’s the exercise: 1)      Take out a sheet … Continue reading “The Interview Mindset – A Practical Exercise”

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December 27, 2016

Cameron-Brooks Podcast Episode 15: Manufacturing Team Leader to Business Development

Josh Buchanan is a former Army Infantry officer who made the transition from military to business in 2010.  Josh started his business career with the Reynolds Group in Jacksonville, IL and earned his MBA while working with Reynolds.  He was selected to be a part of a CEO focus group, and due to that opportunity, … Continue reading "Cameron-Brooks Podcast Episode 15: Manufacturing Team Leader to Business Development" Read More
October 26, 2011

Meaningful Work

In late September I wrote a Career Tip on finding meaning in one’s work.  I received a lot of positive feedback about it, so I wanted to post it on our blog as well.  I normally do not post our Career Tips on the blog, so if you want to read other career tips, you … Continue reading “Meaningful Work”

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October 6, 2009

JMO Leadership Lessons from General Tommy Franks

General Tommy Franks was speaking recently at a Conference in Austin, TX on the topic of Leadership.  Typical of General Franks, he talked about leadership with a kind of common sense that today seems to be pretty uncommon.  General Franks told a story of a young lieutenant who declared his intention to one day become … Continue reading “JMO Leadership Lessons from General Tommy Franks”

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March 25, 2009

Challenges Create Leadership Opportunities for Cameron-Brooks Alumni and Candidates

There is a silver lining for leaders in today’s tough economic climate.  While challenging, the problems create opportunities for leaders to bring value to their organization.  Those currently serving, or who have previously served in military leadership positions during war time, understand this.  The time when military leaders make their greatest contribution is during war.  … Continue reading “Challenges Create Leadership Opportunities for Cameron-Brooks Alumni and Candidates”

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March 12, 2009

Developing Your Knowledge Before You Make the Transition from the Military to Corporate America

What do you know about Lean Manufacturing, Total Productive Maintenance, Kaizen, or Consultative Selling? How about Six Sigma, Process Excellence, Self-Directed Work Teams, Risk Management or Change Management?   The JMO candidates who have succeeded in their career search understood these business concepts, but more importantly, related their military background to them and bring the topics … Continue reading “Developing Your Knowledge Before You Make the Transition from the Military to Corporate America”

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March 12, 2009

Introduction to the Cameron-Brooks Blog

All of us at Cameron-Brooks are excited to launch our new blog.  In the last 3 years, we have worked very hard to provide more up to date information to reach more junior military officers and Cameron-Brooks Alumni.  The military has significantly changed since 9-11 and the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.  Our clients needs continue … Continue reading “Introduction to the Cameron-Brooks Blog”

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