Being a Spark of Hope in the Midst of Change is making a courageous conscious decision to respond to the adjustment of change in a positive light.
The #FIRESTARTERS Book Project is a collection of creative thought leaders who are collaborating, planning, directing, organizing, and creating new ideas to navigate change.
We understand that a single match, if left alone, will fizzle out quickly. Therefore, when one match ignites another, we build a stronger fire. We start with a tiny spark that ignites hope, creativity, curiosity, fearlessness, connection, kindness, collaboration, mindfulness, community, acceptance, purpose, contribution and love into the world.
That single spark creates a ripple effect, then gains momentum and spreads like wildfire.
We create a collective, positive, proactive shift in the world because we are the change we want to see.
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🔥 MEET THE AUTHOR 🔥
Joseph “Joe” Bogdan is a Senior Enlisted Leader in the United States Air Force with more than 20 years of service. He is currently the Chief Enlisted Manager for almost 500 military and civilian engineers at Travis Air Force Base in California. In this capacity, he is responsible for leading, organizing, training, and equipping members to execute missions at home station and abroad.
He has a wide array of leadership experience in the engineering, communications, and social services career fields and has employed his skills at multiple assignments across the globe. Driven by his passion for helping others reach their professional and personal goals, he continues to be a mentor to hundreds and is a sought-after speaker and instructor on a variety of topics to include resilience, management, and leadership.
He holds instructional certifications in multiple courses to include Franklin Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Shipley Communications’ Four Lenses and is a Master Resiliency Trainer certified at The University of Pennsylvania. He holds an undergraduate degree in Social Sciences with a minor in Homeland Security from the University of Maryland University College and earned his graduate degree in Organizational Leadership at Brandman University, where he is currently an adjunct professor of both undergraduate and graduate leadership studies.
Joe is also a co-founder of The Llama Leadership website and a host of the Llama Lounge podcast that explores topics on all things life, learning, and leadership. You can reach out to Joe at the Llama Leadership website at www.llamaleadership.com, on his LinkedIn page at www.linkedin.com/in/jybogdan, or by email at email@example.com.