Saturday, June 23, 2012

The Civilian Guide to Leading Your Troops

The July 19, 2012, episode of American Heroes Radio features a conversation with US Army Veteran and author of The Civilian Guide to Leading Your Troops David Ciarella.

Program Date: July 19, 2012
Program Time: 1500 hours, PACIFIC
Topic: The Civilian Guide to Leading Your Troops
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About the Guest
David Ciarella, USA “is a Houston native. He has his bachelor’s from the University of Texas at Austin and served four years as an officer in the U.S. Army. He has experience in leading and building sales teams in the chemical and power industries and has won numerous awards for his work. Ciarella also has a U.S. patent and has written several articles for various publications.” David Ciarella is the author of The Civilian Guide to Leading Your Troops.

According to the book description of The Civilian Guide to Leading Your Troops, it “shows how to be successful in a leadership position through military techniques. He uses his own experiences in military and civilian life of dealing with fit and unfit leaders to drive his point home to readers who are looking to gain knowledge and tips on how to be effective leaders. “I have worked for and with both good and poor leaders in both my military and civilian careers,” Ciarella says. “I have used examples from them to write a book to help train young leaders.”

About the Watering Hole
The Watering Hole is police slang for a location cops go off-duty to blow off steam and talk about work and life.  Sometimes funny; sometimes serious; but, always interesting.

About the Host
Lieutenant Raymond E. Foster was a sworn member of the Los Angeles Police Department for 24 years.  He retired in 2003 at the rank of Lieutenant.  He holds a bachelor’s from the Union Institute and University in Criminal Justice Management and a Master’s Degree in Public Financial Management from California State University, Fullerton; and, has completed his doctoral course work. Raymond E. Foster has been a part-time lecturer at California State University, Fullerton and Fresno; and is currently a Criminal Justice Department chair, faculty advisor and lecturer with the Union Institute and University.  He has experience teaching upper division courses in law enforcement, public policy, law enforcement technology and leadership.  Raymond is an experienced author who has published numerous articles in a wide range of venues including magazines such as Government Technology, Mobile Government, Airborne Law Enforcement Magazine, and Police One.  He has appeared on the History Channel and radio programs in the United States and Europe as subject matter expert in technological applications in law enforcement.

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Lieutenant Raymond E. Foster, LAPD (ret.), MPA

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