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Tom Wheelhouse of Mightify - Career Change, Transition, and Development for Law Enforcement and First Responders

Career Change, Transition, and Development for Law Enforcement and First Responders

What happens when a law enforcement or first responder career comes to an end, whether through retirement, resignation or injury? What are the options for a new career or business? And how about the emotional, psychological and family impact of leaving? These are some of the tough questions we tackle during this episode.

I’m talking with Tom Wheelhouse, a former member of the Metropolitan Police in London who now heads up Mightify as a specialist in career change. When it comes to transitioning from your work as a law enforcement or first responder professional, Tom and I both feel it’s critical to help you see that there are positive options. It’s also important to understand many of the real and perceived barriers can be broken down and there are a host of tool and resources available to help you thrive.

We also touch on what agencies and employers can do to better support, develop, and retain their officers and staff. And because Tom is in the UK, we note a few of the differences and similarities between the UK and the US. This is a great conversation, be sure and listen!

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How Video Can Help Your Business Make More Meaningful Connections with Customers

How Video Can Help Your Business Make More Meaningful Connections with Customers

Video marketing can be an effective strategy for your business. But many brands and businesses either can’t quite get it right, or get stuck and don’t employ it at all. On this episode I’m chatting with video producer and fellow StoryBrand Guide John Wojtasek, and he’s here to talk with us about the power of video in your businesses marketing, and why you should be leveraging video.

Listen in, and you can walk away today with some tips on how to get started if you aren’t already leveraging video. I get it if you haven’t tapped into video yet, because it can be an overwhelming thing. John’s also going to give us some tips on video best practices, what types of video to create, and where to share them for maximum benefit.

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10 Things On Your Website That Are Killing Your Conversions

10 Things On Your Website That Are Killing Your Conversions

Your website is arguably the most important element of a successful post-law enforcement business. But if it’s not dialed in correctly, your website can be a greater source of frustration than it is of quality leads.

So many business owner’s make the same mistakes on their website that only serve to kill conversions. In this solo episode I’m going to lay out for you the ten things I see regularly that are more likely to leave you feeling like your website is a waste of time and money than it is a valuable asset for your business.

Fix these things, and I’m confident you’ll see an increase of dollars in your bank account.

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How To Translate Your Law Enforcement Experience Into Business Skills

If you’re a cop, I guarantee you’ve caught yourself wondering what you might do after your law enforcement career is over. In fact, you’ve probably wondered how your experience can possibly be translated into anything that is not directly law enforcement-related. In this episode Amanda Lewis is going to share with us some practical examples of how you can translate those skills effectively into a resume or with practical application towards growing your own business. Amanda is an investigator at Facebook and an active participant in helping cops transition into corporate security. She has carved out a bit of a niche for herself and being a natural at translating your experience in law enforcement to a corporate record.

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Adam Wills and the Public Safety Innovators Podcast - Skill Stacking

Skill Stacking for Business and Professional Growth

Do you feel like your business or career have become stagnant? Is your income failing to progress as rapidly as you’d like it to? Today on the Public Safety Innovators Podcast I am going to share with you why I think the concept of skill stacking is the trick to get yourself unstuck. The two habits I believe you need to build in order to get the most out of the skill stacking are first, set aside uninterrupted time every day, and then you need to possess discernment. Listen in to this episode as I get real about how you can use skill stacking to get what you want out of your life, your business, and your career. I also share what I think are the four phases to growing a multi-million dollar business.

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The Importance of a Scientific Approach to Law Enforcement Training

Training and fine-tuning our skills is an important aspect of how to stay successful as a cop and a copreneur. In this episode, I’m talking with Robert Carlson from Brave Defender Training Group. Robert shares with me, why he thinks that a scientific approach to law enforcement training is paramount to achieving desired outcomes in real life scenarios.

We’ll also discuss Robert’s copreneural journey, starting his own training business while still working full-time in law enforcement. And we also touch on how to create that Winning Mindset that will help assure you always come out on top. Another great conversation, check it out!

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Jason Hoschouer and Financial Peace with the MotorCop

Financial Peace and Debt Freedom for Law Enforcement Professionals

What would it feel like to be debt free, to have no payments? To not have to work overtime just to pay the bills? Jason Hoschouer, aka MotorCop, joins me today to swap stories as we dive deep into entrepreneurship, personal finances, and debt freedom. You may know Jason from the MotorCop blog, The MotorCop Mindset, The Crossover Show and the What’s Your Emergency podcast. Jason is also a copreneuer, helping cops find financial freedom as a Dave Ramsey Certified Financial Coach

Jason joined my exclusive LEO2CEO community several months ago so he could network with other copreneuers and receive expert coaching and business. During this episode, he’s going to tell you all about how the last couple months have given him a new sense of clarity and direction in his business, and then share his best tips for crushing debt and living a life of financial peace.

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Rudy Hernandez of Trinity Executive Solutions on the Public Safety Innovators Podcast

Public Safety to Private Security: A Copreneur’s Journey

Fellow copreneur and member of the exclusive LEO2CEO community Rudy Hernandez joins me today. Rudy is the owner of Trinity Executive Solutions where he and his team offer bespoke private security solutions for companies. During our chat, Rudy will share how his background as a used car salesman has helped him develop his sales prowess as a business owner and how the LEO2CEO community has helped him grow as a copreneur.

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Lauren Rich and transitioning out of law enforcement or military careers.

Reinventing Therapy [3]: What to Anticipate When Transitioning out of Law Enforcement

What do you do when you realize that veterans aren’t getting the care they deserve? Lauren Rich left the VA after 7 years of seeing bureaucratic red tape keep vets from getting the mental health treatment they deserved. What she created was a completely innovative method of addressing post-combat mental health. Lauren joins the podcast again to discuss and unpack some of the many challenges law enforcement professionals and combat vets face when transitioning out of their careers and into retirement or a new career. This is part three of a powerful three-part series.

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Transitioning from Military to Entrepreneurship and Leadership with Rob Campbell

From the Military to Entrepreneurship: Transitioning, Leadership, and More with Rob Campbell

Transitioning from the military to civilian life has many of the same challenges we see with police, but there also some distinct differences. Today, retired Army Colonel Rob Campbell joins host Adam Wills to discuss how his transition from a Commander of an infantry brigade has allowed him to launch his leadership training business, along with his VETtoCEO program. This free course helps veterans and Active, Guard, and Reserve military who are either exploring entrepreneurship as a career path choice or aggressively completing their business plan. This compelling discussion dives deep into leadership as an asset for public safety and military professionals, along with how and why entrepreneurship should be seriously considered when transitioning.