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Getting Through Burnout with Dr. Denise Kruszewski (Part 2) (Ep. 9)



Our day-to-day routines can be hectic. This could be due to our jobs, businesses, families, or any combination.

And we tend to forget that we are also humans and should focus on ourselves to avoid collapsing.

In this episode, Brett Henderson continues the conversation with Dr. Denise Kruszewski, Ph.D., ABPP, to talk about how to combat burnout and build resilience in tough times.

Dr. Kruszewski discusses:

  • Her own experience going through burnout from a professional and personal experience and why it’s so hard to be aware of our own emotions
  • The importance of listening to our compassionate voice rather than our self-critical voice
  • The radical acceptance concept and how it applies to romantic, professional, and friendship relationships.
  • The most common burnout signs and what we can do to overcome these situations
  • And more!

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About our Guest: 

Dr. Denise Kruszewski founded the Center for Stress Recovery and Resilience (CSRR) to promote mindful, holistic, and effective responses to life’s challenges for individuals and organizations engaged in high-intensity, high-impact personal and professional endeavors. The clinicians at CSRR specialize in gold standard treatments and programs for trauma, sleep, anxiety, substance abuse, and mindfulness.

The mission and approach used at CSRR is inspired by the experience “Dr. K” gained as the embedded civilian psychologist at the Marine Special Operations Command (MARSOC) from 2012-2017. At MARSOC, Dr. K developed rare expertise in providing evidence-based treatments for trauma, stress, anxiety, and sleep to special operations Marines, sailors, and their families. Along with other embedded assets, she crafted programs enhancing mental and physical performance in professional and personal endeavors for Service Members and their families.

At the CSRR, Dr. K aims to use this expertise to assist individuals, families, and organizations dedicated to enhancing their performance while engaged in challenging personal and/or professional endeavors, such as military professionals, first responders, NGO’s, and caregivers of those with special needs. Additionally, Dr. K has recruited and is training mental health professionals who want to learn how best to deliver these services in a culturally-competent and effective manner. 


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The Transition Of Leadership From The Marine Corps To Corporate America With Colonel Patrick “Paddy” Gough (Ep.8)



We all know that good leadership is essential, but it’s not always clear how to become a great leader. 

In this episode, Brett Henderson speaks with Patrick “Paddy” Gough about retiring from the Marine Corps as a colonel with 30 years of active duty service and assuming a position as the Executive Director of Human Resources and Organizational Development. Together they discuss the transition from the Marine Corps to the civilian sector and how authentic leadership can be achieved.

Patrick discusses:

  • His decision to leave the Marine Corps
  • The support he received from his family in his transition to the civilian workforce
  • The importance of having the right mindset to be a leader
  • And more

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About our Guest: 

Colonel Gough has achieved over 3,800 flight hours and approximately 100 combat flight sorties, and has been awarded the Legion of Merit with two Gold Stars, the Bronze Star, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal with Gold Star, the Air Medal with the Numeral 2, the Navy/Marine Corps Commendation Medal with two Gold Stars, the Joint Service Achievement Medal, the Combat Action Ribbon and numerous other unit and personal awards. In November 2008, Colonel Gough retired from the Marine Corps with 30 years of active duty service and assumed the position as Executive Director of Human Resources and Organizational Development for the Orange County Transportation Authority. In 2018, Colonel Gough founded Poseidon Consulting LLC and is now devoting his time and energy providing subject-matter-expertise to various companies in a consultative, advisory and/or Board Member capacity. In February 2020, Colonel Gough assumed the position as CEO/President of PKL Services, Inc. and became the Vice Chairman of the PKL Services, Inc. Board of Directors. 




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A Conversation on Real Estate and Mindset with Jesse James Johnston (Ep. 7)



When you decide to take that huge step to buy or sell a home, you want advice from someone who has gone the extra mile and knows the business.

Especially in times of high-interest rates and affordability issues

In this episode, Brett Henderson is joined by Jesse James Johnston to discuss the current real estate market and the importance of having the right mindset when it comes to achieving our goals.

Jesse discusses:

  • His experiences from being enlisted in the Marines
  • Why he decided to leave the service after eight years in the reserve
  • How he got involved in the real estate world 
  • The importance of having a positive mindset for success
  • The current situation in the real estate market
  • Details and benefits regarding VA Loans 
  • And more

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About our Guest: 

Jesse James Johnston is a second-generation native Californian who grew up in the San Fernando Valley. After attending twelve years at St. Genevieve School he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps where he served for eight years in the reserves. As an Airborne Radio Operator for 3 rd Anglico Jesse learned great communication skills and attention to detail. During his enlistment he was also employed by the Los Angeles Unified School District assisting, educating and modifying behavior for children with Autism. 10 years later and hungry for new challenges he decided to get his Real Estate License. Jesse has a plethora of knowledge regarding human behavior and by incorporating his patience, discipline, and knowledge of real estate, he has well prepared himself with the skills necessary to serve you. He has even driven to San Luis Obispo, painted homes and personally hauled furniture for his clients.




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Transitioning to a Better Mental State with Dr. Denise Kruszewski (Ep. 6)



Many veterans and entrepreneurs have lived experiences that affect them every day and wanting to eliminate these negative thoughts can be challenging.

That’s why it’s crucial to help them seek specialized help to get ahead and focus on what really matters.

In this episode, Brett Henderson chats with Denise Kruszewski, Ph.D., ABPP, to discuss what she does through The Center for Stress, Recovery, and Resilience to help veterans and business owners transition to better mental health and have a positive response to life challenges.

Dr. Kruszewski discusses:

  • A background of what she does to help veterans and entrepreneurs transition to a healthy mindset
  • The most common signs of poor mental health.
  • How traumas and anxiety can affect the things we dream.
  • The importance of having a partner who can understand us and have a positive effect on our lives
  • How practicing the three P’s (pause, presence, and passion) can help individuals to a positive mental state
  • What she has learned and experienced through raising an autistic son
  • And more!

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About our Guest: 

Dr. Denise Kruszewski founded the Center for Stress Recovery and Resilience (CSRR) to promote mindful, holistic, and effective response to life’s challenges for individuals and organizations engaged in high-intensity, high-impact personal and professional endeavors. The clinicians at CSRR specialize in gold standard treatments and programs for trauma, sleep, anxiety, substance abuse, and mindfulness.

The mission and approach used at CSRR is inspired by the experience “Dr K” gained as the embedded civilian psychologist at the Marine Special Operations Command (MARSOC) from 2012-2017. At MARSOC, Dr. K developed rare expertise providing evidence-based treatments for trauma, stress, anxiety, and sleep to special operations Marines and Sailors and their families. Along with other embedded assets, she crafted programs enhancing mental and physical performance in professional and personal endeavors for Service Members and their families.

At the CSRR, Dr. K aims to use this expertise to assist individuals, families, and organizations dedicated to enhancing their performance while engaged in challenging personal and/or professional endeavors, such as military professionals, first responders, NGO’s, and caregivers of those with special needs. Additionally, Dr. K has recruited and is training mental health professionals who want to learn how to best deliver these services in a culturally-competent and effective manner. 

 


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Values and Processes at Strategic Wealth Endeavor with Giselle Cayme (Ep. 5)



Advisors are typically thought to focus solely on financial matters when working with clients. However, building a strong relationship with clients and understanding their aspirations and goals is crucial.

In this episode, Brett Henderson sits down with Giselle Cayme, Operations & Marketing Manager at Strategic Wealth Endeavor. Together they discuss the values and processes they provide for clients at Strategic Wealth Endeavor. Additionally, Brett comments on his financial designations and how these are relevant when meeting the objectives of his clients.

Brett and Giselle discuss:

  • A list of the designations Brett holds and which one he is most proud of
  • How they develop a strong relationship with clients by understanding their values
  • Some details about the onboarding process at Strategic Wealth Endeavor 
  • The benefits of being an independent advisor 
  • The values that distinguish Brett and the firm
  • And more!

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The Process Inside The Battle Buddy Foundation with Kenny Bass – Part 2 (Ep. 4)



Our previous episode discussed the serious mental health problems many veterans face.

Now it’s time to find out how The Battle Buddy Foundation is constantly working to help veterans by matching them to a canine.

In this episode, Brett Henderson is joined again by Kenny Bass, executive director and co-founder of The Battle Buddy Foundation. Kenny continues the conversation on how his dog Atlas came into his life. Additionally, he explains why dogs must undergo long training before being with a retired soldier.

Kenny discusses:

  • How his mental struggles after being on active duty in Iraq led him to find his dog Atlas
  • A description of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and its effects
  • How should a service dog be trained
  • The economic cost that involves training
  • And more!

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About our Guest: 

Kenny Bass is a disabled Marine combat veteran from the Iraq War. He served with the Marine infantry, 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, for the first 8 months of the war in 2003. He has suffered Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Traumatic Brain Injury, hearing loss, and multiple other physical injuries due to his combat service since 2004. 

Kenny has dedicated his life to helping others that are struggling with similar issues that he has struggled through, and overcome.




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How Dogs Can Be Lifesavers for Veterans with Kenny Bass (Part 1) (Ep. 3)



The veteran suicide epidemic is real.

There are many veterans out there who are suffering in silence. They feel like they have no one to talk to and nowhere to turn.

In this episode, Kenny Bass, executive director and co-founder of The Battle Buddy Foundation, joins your host Brett Henderson and shares his harrowing experience after being in the Marines. He explains how this process helped him learn the benefits dogs can bring to veterans and how that motivated him to create The Battle Buddy Foundation.

Brett and Kenny discuss:

  • The history behind how they met each other
  • The feeling of losing a friend due to PTSD
  • Kenny’s experience of living with PTSD and TBI
  • How the Battle Buddy Foundations was founded
  • And more!

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About our Guest: 

Kenny Bass is a disabled Marine combat veteran from the Iraq War. He served with the Marine infantry, 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, for the first 8 months of the war in 2003. He has suffered Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Traumatic Brain Injury, hearing loss, and multiple other physical injuries due to his combat service since 2004. 

Kenny has dedicated his life to helping others that are struggling with similar issues that he has struggled through, and overcome.



 


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Learn About Brett Henderson and His Journey in the Financial World (Ep. 1)



Welcome to the first episode of The Veteran Entrepreneur Masterclass with Brett Henderson, ​​founder of Strategic Wealth Endeavor!

In this inaugural episode, you’ll get to know about Brett as he unveils his beginnings in the financial industry, his time in the Marine Corps and how his life experiences have led him to be the person he is today.

Brett discusses:

  • How he got into the financial industry
  • His reason for joining the Marine Corps
  • What Strategic Wealth Endeavor does for clients
  • Ways he is involved in the community
  • And more!

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