Three Interviews

#48: Key Concepts Learned From Three Interviews

Founder, host, and Navy veteran, Gene Moran shares key concepts learned from episode 42 – Mitch McGuffie. 43 – Russ Long and 46 – Chris Kolenda. Their decision-making skills and ability to recognize the value of having professional support proved especially insightful and may help you with your professional development in 2023.


Gene provides a review of episodes 42, 43, and 46 and what his three guests focus on for life and professional development. A link to each episode can be found below.

Episode Highlights

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00:00– 02:40 Episode 42 highlights with Mitch McGuffie – Decision Making

02:41 – 04:20 Episode 46 highlights with Russ Long – Professional Support

04:21– 06:10 Episode 43 highlights with Chris Kolenda – Professional development and giving back.

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If you’re a veteran, I encourage you to read Make Your Move and listen to the Make Your Move podcast the book inspired. If you’d like to be a guest on my podcast, I’m accepting connections now for my 2023 episodes. Sharing elements of your story can help you by verbalizing what’s working for you and what you may want to tighten up. It also helps others coming along behind you in the long line of service. Reach back and lend someone else a hand up by sharing your own lessons learned. If this interests you, send me an email at [email protected].

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  • Listen to episode 42 with Mitch McGuffie here.
  • Listen to episode 43 with Chris Kolenda here.
  • Listen to episode 46 with Russ Long here.

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Gene spent nearly 25 years in uniform, serving in six ships and more than ten duty stations, and visiting over 50 countries serving as a US Navy Surface Warfare Officer and retiring as a Captain. In corporate, he led legislative affairs for a large international defense company from the Washington, DC office. In doing so, Gene gained a detailed understanding of the defense industrial base and supply chains of myriad platforms, systems and capabilities. Then in 2013, he took the leap to start his own business, Capitol Integration. Since then Gene has helped scores of companies improve their federal positions.

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