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TigerSwan Gives Military Officials a New Career

The world of business is a place that is open to anyone of any background. When it comes to success, the only thing standing in the way is a personal drive to push forward. James Reese entered the business industry in 2007 upon leaving a 25 year service in the military. As a Lt. Colonel, the lives of his teammates and the reputation of his country was always on the line. He believes that his abilities as a good listener and leader made him a natural born company CEO. The website for TigerSwan recently published a blog post about how James Reese evolved during his career.

James Reese believes the biggest difference between being a commander and a CEO are the expectations of those who serve underneath you. Instead of being in a life or death environment, the employees want to have long-term security. TigerSwan boasts an operation spanning numerous countries with over 300 employees in the system. The company is labeled as a Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), where disabled military workers come to gain work experience. It creates a group space where each person is there for the same and can relate to each other on a personal level.

The skills for becoming a military commander are simple, while running a business like TigerSwan requires overcoming a high level learning curve. James Reese never imagined the amount of technical knowledge it would take to run a business. TigerSwan overseas a lot of operations and many moving parts. He had to learn about managing a budget, determining price tags, and taking into account the individual skills of each person under his wing. The recruitment and advancement process is more fluid at businesses like TigerSwan

TigerSwan is proud to have a diverse workforce where anyone from anywhere can get the skills they need to get back on their feet. The company has people from the community and other local officials passing through the office on a daily basis. The result is a business is focused on the future and bringing the TigerSwan name to more places around the world.

Read more here https://jamesreesetigerswan.contently.com/

Alex Pall: Upcoming Artist in Music Industry

A few days ago, the “Chainsmokers” band released their long-awaited track called “Closer” which also features an all-time star, Halsey. The current song features Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart doing one-half duo singing. The band explains that they have personalized their brand music, which is unlike other artists who entirely relies on the songwriters to add some taste to their songs. Alex Pall and his colleague are determined to ensure that they are true artists combine their feelings and thoughts from their point and not the crafters of the faceless beats. Alex Pall and his friend are dedicated to reveal themselves to their fans and not remain behind the studios. There are incorporating intimacy in their music while trying to build their original brand and identity.

Through an interview, Alex Pall discloses their journey as well as how they would wish to grow an audience. He narrates that his encounter with Taggart was through his manager in music. Initially, Alex was a deejay in the New York City. He was very passionate about it as well as considering it as a side job. In the process, he began getting engaged in dance music that he found more fulfilling and thrilling. He wanted to settle for it majorly, and that is when he found the company of Taggart through his manager then. That is how they began working together. The meeting is one issue and working together was another matter. It did not take them a hard time trying to establish if they could work together as colleagues. What they did is that they brought everything on the table to find out what each of them was good at regarding music. They continued to air their visions and ambitions, and as they chatted, Alex Pall realized that they cliqued with each other. They had similar aspirations. Taggart was talented in producing while Alex was excellent at deejaying and marketing. This is how the collaboration that has birthed one of the most excellent bands was formed. Today, they have bigger visions and ambitions. To their surprise, they have accomplished more than they dreamt and this makes them more energized.

https://www.allmusic.com/artist/alex-pall-mn0003257245