Scott McCarthy

Birth of the Military Entrepreneur Tribe with Andrew O’Brien – Episode 36

Entrepreneurship is currently a hot topic. Wherever you look it seems like everyone is becoming an entrepreneur and starting their own business. An interesting niche of this booming trend is the rise of the military entrepreneur. In general terms, military members are not the best-paid members of society; however, they are some of the most resourceful…

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35 Leadership Lessons from a 35 year old – Episode 35

In 2018, I celebrated my 35th birthday and of those 35 years, I have been exercising leadership for over 20 of them. During my time, I have learned a large number of leadership lessons and decided to do a podcast episode solely dedicated to these lessons. The lessons have definitely not come easy though. I…

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How to Lead an Employee Termination with Alison Gerlach – Episode 34

Employee termination can be a sensitive subject but as a leader, it is one which you need to be prepared for. Sometimes it just does not work out. Not all employees are meant to stay with your organization forever and that is ok. Just note that regardless of the reasons you need to treat the person with…

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Leadership Axioms with Steve Smith – Episode 33

Leadership is often referred to as an art and not a science. What that means that there are no specific processes or formulas to find the answer to a problem. Instead, leadership requires leaders to develop soft skills or interpersonal skills. Every leader requires a starting point in their leadership journey, much to the reason…

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Lead and Manage the Hiring Process with Rebecca Barnes-Hogg – Episode 32

People are the center and cornerstone of any organization. Without people organizations, business, and even families would not exist! Yet as leaders, we too often pay lip-service the complete hiring process of identifying who are needed, where they are needed and how they are hired. Today that changes for you as you will learn the…

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How to Lead Professional Growth with Keisha A. Rivers – Episode 31

In this episode, I have the great pleasure of interviewing Keisha A. Rivers. Keisha is the Chief Outcome Facilitator and Founder of The KARS Group LTD. As well, she has a background in education and education development. Finally, she has been an entrepreneur for over 12 years now. In this episode, we discuss how we can properly develop…

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Lessons from a Younger Leader with George Penyak – Episode 30

Age is often related to leadership; however, just because someone is older does not mean that they are a better leader. Millennials today are slowly taking over the workforce for their creativity, drive, imagination. My guest in this episode, George Penyak, is just that. Despite being the youngest member of his sales team, he is…

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How to be a Fit Leader with Josiah Novak – Episode 29

Leadership and fitness are not generally thought of being held hand-in-hand. However, I am a huge supporter of regular physical activity. Having a high level of fitness has more benefits than simply being ripped. In fact, the mental benefits of physical fitness will greatly outweigh the physical benefits – I know that sounds wrong but…

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How to Lead through a Negotiation with Kwame Christian – Episode 28

Negotiation is found in our everyday lives no matter if you are trying to land that massive business deal or trying to get your child ready for school. Negotiation is everywhere. So if we are constantly engaged in negotiations then it beckons to reason that as a leader you should be well-versed in the art….

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Finding Success Through Finding Strengths with Tance Hughes – Episode 27

We all have strengths and we all have weaknesses. As a leader, it is imperative that we know both for ourselves and our people. This is where Strengths Finder comes to play. This approach allows you to find out your and your people’s strengths and weaknesses which in turn will allow you to make educated…

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