24 Hours on the 'USS Stennis': Why I Committed to Hiring Veterans

Last year, the U.S. Navy gave me the opportunity of a lifetime. I was invited, along with a small group of CEOs, to live on the USS Stennis for 24 hours. The visit was part of a distinguished visitor program.

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Inside Consumer Brands, LLC with Michael Gleason

Michael Gleason, an entrepreneur and technology expert, is founder and CEO of InMyArea.com and Consumer Brands LLC, innovative technology and publishing companies based in Newport Beach, California.

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The Importance of Hiring Veterans -- and How to Recruit Them

The opportunity inspired excitement, the experience proved humbling, and the events changed me forever. Last year, I joined a small group of CEOs aboard the USS Stennis aircraft carrier as part of the U.S. Navy's Distinguished...

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How to Land Your Dream Job and Not Embarrass Yourself in the Process

It’s time to face a harsh truth: This isn’t the job market of yesteryear. Your grandpa might love regaling crowds with the story of working his way from the mailroom to the boardroom, but that’s no longer a reality.

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What To Consider Before Accepting Venture Capital So Your Business Doesn't Stagnate

During a Harvard Business Growth Conference panel several years ago, a keynote speaker offered advice about work-life balance that inspired me to spend more time with my family.

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Welcome Michael Gleason, Founder and CEO at Consumer Brands, LLC

Meet Michael Gleason, one of the newest members of YEC. YEC members are successful entrepreneurs who’ve built world-class companies. The founders of impactful businesses, each new professional is a welcome addition to...

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