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Wes O'Donnell

A veteran of both the US Army and US Air Force, Professor Wes O’Donnell is a highly sought after presenter who has recently spoken at TEDx on Data Visualization and the US Air Force Academy on Leadership. He is noted for his fascinating, informative, dynamic and entertaining keynotes. Wes educates companies and government organizations on a number of topics ranging from emerging technology and big data visualization to veteran’s issues and leadership. But Wes’ best talks tend to center around his personal journey from poverty to distinguished entrepreneur and professor; a truly inspiring journey.

How Should Military Retirees Negotiate Salary? Three Experts Weigh In

Military pay and benefits are one of the most transparent compensation systems in America. A cursory Google search will provide ample charts showing exactly what you earn if you are, say, an E-6 with five years of service.

Reservists Need Effective Leaders for the Coronavirus Pandemic

For military reservists who are not being called to active duty in light of the coronavirus response and are in a drilling status, the proactive measures put into place to slow the spread of COVID-19 are likely to affect their drill weekends.

Reserves Must Be Prepared for a Call-Up to Battle Coronavirus

The rapid onset of the coronavirus and its impact in the United States has had implications for military reserve members.

Coronavirus: Advice on Teleworking for Servicemembers

The coronavirus pandemic has brought a significant amount of social changes in a short amount of time. For many military servicemembers, one of those major changes involves the implementation of social distancing through teleworking.

New FinTech Company Helps Veteran Entrepreneurs Pool Money – For Free

An interview with Travis Smith, CEO of Tribevest - The big idea here was leveraging the power of the tribe, a group of people who already know and trust one another, to discover their mutual aspirations.

Dear Nurses — “Thank You For Your Service” Sincerely, Vets

Modern military veterans have a complicated relationship with the phrase “thank you for your service.” On one hand, many of us don’t feel like we did anything special; hearing gratitude from civilians makes some of us feel a little uneasy.