The Voice of Your Organization
With acclaimed business leaders from a range of industries such as special operations, finance and investment banking, software engineering, and human performance and behavioral psychology, Talent War Group’s Leadership Collective can aid in the growth of any company and team.
Speakers Available in Various Areas of Interest
Start Winning the Talent War
Hidden Drivers of Optimal Performance
Building and Sustaining High-Performance Teams
The Whole Person Concept
The Everyday Warrior Philosophy
How Special Operations Leads and Wins
… And Much More
What Our Clients Are Saying
Justin Klaus, TEXO
Haley Leesley, Stryker
Our engagement with Talent War Group went so seamlessly! We had prep calls and follow-up calls to ensure we were aligned and to ensure the event went well. The message shared around a veteran experience as well as a woman empowerment space was so incredible to hear!
Mike Harris, ACV
Talent War Group visited ACV’s Leadership Team at the end of 2021 and spoke about the importance of self-reflection. One of THE most important takeaways for me and my team was/is After Action Reviews (sincere reflection on what went right, what went wrong, and what we can do better). It’s becoming a part of our culture and adding tremendous value to the organization. Thank you, TWG!
Caroline Tarpey, VP of Sales at Kazoo
We were so honored to have the TWG team speak at our Sales Kickoff. Indeed, there was so much demand for the event that we made it available to the entire company and saw excellent attendance cross-functionally. They conveyed to our teams the importance of putting the success of the mission before the success of self. They taught us how important it is to hire for character and train for skill – a truism we would all do well to remember despite today’s competitive and fast-paced job market that can tempt us to act otherwise.
They also reminded us that we are not truly leaders until our people say we are – and that being a leader is all about enabling the success of our people. Ultimately, the concepts TWG knows deeply as military leaders who saw some of the toughest combat situations are so important, and yet underutilized in the civilian world. Our entire company walked away inspired to strive for excellence.
Frank Antenucci, Geauga County Engineer’s Office
I’ve participated in countless seminars, workshops, and facilitations on hiring, engagement, and HR matters. But they all paled in comparison to what TWG gave us. The Talent War Group team is genuine. You cut through it all to what is basic and essential. Simple. You are honest, genuine, and straight shooters.
Noah Rabinowitz, Intel
Scott Byers, President & CEO at Majestic Kitchen and Bath
Majestic has had the Talent War Group team speak to our senior leadership (as well as our clients) on several occasions. Most of our discussions focus on leadership and ownership, that is ownership of yourself and your responsibilities. Talent War Group brings a passion and knowledge to these subjects that radiate the room and translates to the team being engaged and inspired in the discussions and post-meeting.
Their ability to communicate their experiences and principles in leadership and ownership translates in a very real and actionable way. It provided our team with a very clear mirror by which to review our actions, so the sessions continue to give benefit well past any session. In my 25 years of leadership, I have not participated in more effective sessions that translate reflection and action than the sessions with TWG.
Keith Johnson, Founder of IEW
Talent War Group’s ability to distill complex military strategy and business concepts into one singular message that impacts everyone in an organization from the operational to the executive tiers of leadership is unparalleled. They convey information passionately due to their unwavering commitment to the message along with the confidence gained only from the daily application of the principles and strategies he shares.
Attending a speaking engagement with Talent War Group was a discussion amongst a diverse group of leaders in business and transitioning SOF Leaders, not as a lecture, but as a collaborative panel discussion focused on solving problems and delivering results. Talent War Group’s proven leadership on the battlefield and in the business world is unique, but their ability to synthesize the two and communicate the lessons learned effectively while eliciting experiences from the group truly sets the Talent War Group team.
Wade Hoak, VP of Family PowerSports
We have worked with Talent War Group in both a classroom setting with many employees and a one-on-one setting with key managers and I can honestly say it was some of the best leadership and management training me or my employees have received. I have never had so many employees come up and thank me for providing training as I did when Talent War Group came. They gave us all tools on how to properly deal with people and situations in the best way by taking the emotions out of it and making the best decision for all the stakeholders involved. The training and motivation they provided were invaluable and we will continue to use them in the future!
Rob DiTota, Divisional Vice President of Abbott
Talent War Group visited my team of medical device leaders for our first meeting since I took over the organization in early December. The team was struggling and the morale was down among the group as a result of past practices. I asked Talent War Group to supplement my efforts and to come in and speak about the importance of people, acquiring top talent, coaching and developing that talent, retaining talent, and creating a winning culture. The room was engaged for the 90 minutes Talent War Group was presenting as their real-life stories merged into business examples cultivating the theme around talent.
Ever since reading the “Talent War” I have been preaching to my team to hire for character and not skill. We implemented the concepts Talent War Group created during the recruitment and interview process and the product we have been getting out of that has been fantastic. As we continue to practice the principles of the “Talent War” that Mike and George preach, I am confident our attrition rate will drop and, more importantly, our culture will shift to the positive. We will continue to engage Talent War Group in our organization and will have them become consultants for our sales leaders and business HR professionals moving forward.
Talent War Group provided our team with top-notch speakers who provided a proverbial peek behind the curtain of a female’s experience in a male-dominated world. They were engaging, personable, and beyond impressive. Everyone in our organization walked away with a new perspective on DE&I. We highly recommend them!