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Veteran Wealth Secrets - Scott R. Tucker EPISODE 41, 20th July 2021
041 with JB Spisso - Leadership is Learned!
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041 with JB Spisso - Leadership is Learned!

Veteran Wealth Secrets 041 with JB Spisso - Leadership is Learned!

In this episode, we have JB Spisso, a leadership & culture expert, owner, published author, and sergeant major (retired) US army. JB gives insights about a deeper meaning of leadership, how to adapt and overcome, and the best ways to translate leadership skills learned from the military into the civilian space. 

Episode Highlights:

  • 01:45- When does JB realize the meaning of leadership?
  • 06:08- Translating leadership skills vs. being in management
  • 12:16-Where does creativity come in to be a leader? 
  • 14:00- JB's transition process 
  • 17:44- Leadership is a learned trait 

Key Points:

  1. Leadership is a learned trait; it will continue to get better over time, and it doesn't have to be one way. 
  2. Find mentors in the business world that have already done what you're doing. 
  3. Have a conversation with people and ask questions on where you are good at, and then continue to refined your skills 


  • “The military is a melting pot of diverse human beings, where you learn how to lead the group, bring them together, and have a common goal. “
  • “If you see a skill set in a veteran, tell them. The military have to remind themselves of the great skills that they have and find a way to translate that into the corporate world”
  • “Adapt and overcome. You might not get all the plans, but if you get most of it, start moving,   don't be afraid to make adjustments as you go. “
  • “The military is very creative. We are adaptable in so many things. Let's continue to find ways to adapt, continue to network, ask questions, talk to people, and be a good listener. “

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