Hello, and welcome to the Leadership Done Right Podcast, Episode 42: Prioritize, Lead People, and Improve Lives with Scott Smith.
Get to Know Scott
Our guest today is a family man, career professional, and business leader. He earned his undergraduate degree in business with a focus on finance and a minor in behavioral sciences. Our guest also earned his MBA. He has quite a diverse background.
Scott’s Air Force Service
He was in the Air Force and studied Korean at the Defense Language Institute. He then used that knowledge and went to South Korea to intercept North Korean military radio broadcasts.
His career highlights include 4 years in accounting preparing taxes for individuals and small businesses, and 12 years in banking working with hundreds of small businesses.
MBA Caused Career Shift
During his MBA program he was recruited by Hewlett-Packard factory supply chain. He worked with a small team managing an automated warehouse and ended up managing logistics operations where he led between 130-150 people.
Our guest then left HP and got involved in small business turnarounds. He is now involved with two companies working to get products to market. Our guest runs his own business where he emphasizes business and social media strategy and has a joint venture, OneUnifiedStrategy.com, where they specialize in helping freelancers. He also speaks about leadership and motivational listening.
How We Connected
We connected several years ago through some common leadership interests and have been in touch ever since. I am excited to have him on the show. Our guest today is Scott Smith. Scott, welcome to the show! [Read more…] about Podcast Episode #42 — Prioritize, Lead People, and Improve Lives with D. Scott Smith