Beyond the Uniform

Beyond the Uniform is a show to help military veterans navigate their civilian career. Each week, I meet with different veterans to learn more abou...

Business, Careers, Education, Training

Why Listen: While not a Veteran herself, Lida is an expert in personal branding and - in addition to her work with top executives, she has been helping countless members of the military and veterans for the past 10 years. In this interview we talk about your brand - what it is, why it’s importa...
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Why Listen: Riffing on what’s been on my mind this week, some news about BTU and what’s in store, and more. This is a more casual, in-between episode, deviating from our traditional format.
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Why Listen: Morgan talks about how he made the difficult decision to leave the military after 12 years of service, and how he was pulled into government service. He talks about his day job with the US Department of Defense. However, we spend the bulk of our time talking about the non-profit ver...
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Why Listen: Stu started a non-profit to help the Special Operations community, and structured it in a way where it is partner and member run. He has now grown it to over 2k members in over 60 countries, with 88 corporate partners, and is growing at a rate of 10-15% every year. He talks about w...
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In this episode, I share two admin items (~ 2 minutes) and provide more information about a 5-day men's retreat I was at last weekend. If you haven't listened to episode BTU#262 - Men's Groups (https://beyondtheuniform.org/blog/btu-262-mens-groups) it would be great to listen to that first.
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Why Listen Nick’s decision to go back to education led to him working in national security policy and ultimately his role with research and execution at the IVMF. Nick never thought he would pursue a Ph.D., but his positive experiences with professors and mentors led him to dive in. In this ep...
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About Sunny Sunny is a chef, entrepreneur, Food Network personality, and radio personality. She grew up as an Army brat, and served in the Air Force as a radio broadcaster and journalist.After leaving the Air Force as an award-winning broadcaster, she continued her travels as a radio DJ in man...
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Why Listen: This interview is unlike any I’ve ever done before. When they launch “The Stacy Bare Fan Club” one day, I’m signing up as a charter member. Stacy is awesome, and every military Veteran should listen to this episode. About Stacy: Stacy is the Principal at bare, a boutique con...
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Why Listen Anna helps run the Military Spouse Program at Hiring our Heroes. In this interview we talk about the 1,00 career summits Hiring our Heroes has conducted, and lessons for Veterans and their spouses. We talk about a Corporate Fellowship program that every Veteran and their family mem...
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Why Listen: A few announcements and a look at our INCREDIBLE line-up for May 2019. Resources: Joe Rogen episode with David Goggins: https://jrelibrary.com/1212-david-goggins/ David Goggins’ book; https://www.amazon.com/Cant-Hurt-Me-Master-Your/dp/1544512287 Audible offer of a FREE audio ...
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Why Listen: Rene work for Amgen in their Puerto Rico office, where he oversees an expansive security system. He talks about life at Amgen, about his work with military Veterans within Amgen, about continuing to serve on reserves and complete multiple deployments all while still working at Amge...
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Why Listen: This is a great episode for a couple of reasons. First of all, Bryan is a Life & Relationship Coach, which is an off-the-beaten path career path we haven’t covered before. But it’s also a career path that has given him a lot of insight into challenges that people face, both men...
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A quick check-in on what's going on behind the scenes at Beyond the Uniform.
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Why Listen: Michael Quinn has been named on of LinkedIn’s Top Voices two years in a row - in this interview he shares easy to apply tactics to expressing yourself on LInkedIn, growing an audience, and building your network. He is also the Founder of HireMilitary, which allows Veterans to get t...
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In this episode I interview not one but TWO incredible Veterans who work at Palantir, both of them work in Business Development. We do a deep dive on both Palantir and the functional role of Business Development, with two different viewpoints on each. We talk about listening to your gut when you ...
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Why Listen: In this episode I talk about Men’s Groups and work I’ve done with three different groups over the last two years. I talk about why this may be interesting to Veterans, and the benefits I’ve seen. Selected Resources: https://thehustle.co/ BTU #188 - "Nice Guys" and Prioritizing ...
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Why Listen: First of all, Robin Brown is one of three Veterans spotlighted in the 30-minute documentary, Adventure Not War. I watched it and consider myself a movie aficionado -it’s fantastic. Google it - it’s also free. It is inspiring, to say the least. In this interview we talk about Robin’...
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Why Listen: First off, Sarah has graciously provided a 15%-off coupon for Beyond the Uniform listeners for every product on her website at RanchRoadBoots.com. Just enter the code BTU at checkout and you’ll get 15% off all items, including those on clearance. This is an exceptional interview fo...
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A quick thought about gratitude based on a recent Men’s Group meeting I had.
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Why Listen: Brian faced an unexpected departure from the military, which eventually led to his side hustle, Gluconfidence. In this interview, we go step-by-step through the crowdfunding process. We also talk about the importance of doing something you love with a startup, so that not everythin...
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