Our guest this week:
Tom Coyle is a 1997 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the most prestigious military academy in the world. He is co-founder of Adventures in Leadership and the author of the book, “Leadership Lessons from the Battle of Gettysburg”. He has written many articles on leadership and appeared on video blogs about leadership. He currently instructs leadership lessons for both high school students and working professionals. Clients have included Keller Williams and EcoGreen Energy. Tom’s leadership programs focus on doing rather than lecturing in the classroom. He gets students and clients out of their comfort zone and working together through hands-on experiential leadership exercises. As a former Army officer and Department of State political officer he has led people in some of the most remote locations of the world, to include Afghanistan and Bosnia. Tom served in the United States Army from 1997 to 2004, achieving the rank of Captain. As an Army officer, he led soldiers of various backgrounds and successfully molded them into teams. Tom also served as a Foreign Service Officer for the U.S. Department of State. His overseas assignments included Bosnia and Afghanistan. His awards and decorations include the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, three Army Commendation Medals, and three Army Achievement Medals. After a successful career in public service, Tom turned his passion into Adventures in Leadership. His goal is to pass his lessons on to future generations of leaders.