Supporting Our Servicemen And Veterans During The Holidays With Dan Dwyer

The Answers From Leadership Episode 027

The guest for today’s show is Dan Dwyer. Dan has spent time as an army officer and retired 10 years ago. He’s now helpingĀ guide leaders and organizations to achieve transformational results.

We can help support the men and women in our armed forces this holiday and Christmas season

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Show Notes:

Dan, can you tell us a little about yourself?

I spent 22 as an army officer. I’m a paternal twin and my twin brother still serves in the navy, he’s in his 32nd year. We were raised by our aunt and uncle.

This month will be 10 years since I took off the uniform.

Most of my focus is on leadership development at coachtoperform.com. That’s really my passion.

We’d discussed on LinkedIn about today’s topic: Leading veterans and servicemen in the workplace…

Yeah, particularly this time of the year, as leaders, we have to be mindful of some of the stressors, typically the holiday season, both at peacetime and especially the last decade plus, it’s been where suicides have increased.

13 Leadership Lessons And Quotes From The Finest Hours

A Reel Leadership Article

February 1952 saw what is considered the greatest small-boat rescue in history. A disastrous winter storm hit the East Coast, damaging an oil tanker and ripping it in half.

The United States Coast Guard is sent in for a small-boat rescue.

What comes next is unbelievable but true. The grit and determination of these Coast Guard men can teach all of us a lesson or two.

Why I Want To See The Finest Hours

From the first preview, I was hooked. I knew The Finest Hours was a movie to see.

Why?

First, I live close to the only city officially designated as Coast Guard City. This was done by an act of congress and signed into law by President Clinton.

Second, I love epic movies about real life events. Knowing what happened in The Finest Hours was based on true events made me want to watch it even more.