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Mission, Meaning & Memories

“In the end, it is impossible to have a great life unless it is a meaningful life. And it is very difficult to have a meaningful life without meaningful work. Perhaps, then, you might gain that rare tranquility that comes from knowing that you’ve had a hand in creating something of intrinsic excellence that makes […]

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Inspiring People & Places: Episode 15

Title: The Importance of Culture and Core Values Episode Summary: BJ discusses MCFA’s Core Values, the role they play in MCFA’s culture, and how to establish Core Values in your own firm. Host: BJ Kraemer, MCFA Click here to listen on iTunes. Click here to listen on Spotify. Click here to listen online. Episode Resources: BE 2.0 (Beyond […]

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Spit & Grit with a Side of Optimism

“You have to have faith that you will prevail in the end, regardless of the difficulties, and at the same time, must confront the most brutal facts of your current reality, whatever they might be.”-Admiral James Stockdale This week I started my annual Army Reserve duty, teaching 26 cadets the Fundamentals of Engineering Design and Systems Thinking. […]

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Inspiring People & Places: Episode 14

Title: Building a Training and Development Program within MCFA Episode Summary: BJ and Mike discuss MCFA University, the firm’s approach to training and development. Host: BJ Kraemer, MCFA Special Guest: Mike Steadman, IRONBOUND Media Click here to listen on iTunes. Click here to listen on Spotify. Click here to listen online. Episode Resources: The Hard Thing About Hard […]