The Active Duty Passive Income Podcast

ADPI_124: Honor The Fallen With Florent Groberg

February 04, 2020 Mike Foster & Eric Upchurch / Florent Groberg Episode 124
The Active Duty Passive Income Podcast
ADPI_124: Honor The Fallen With Florent Groberg
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The Active Duty Passive Income Podcast
ADPI_124: Honor The Fallen With Florent Groberg
Feb 04, 2020 Episode 124
Mike Foster & Eric Upchurch / Florent Groberg

In this episode, Mike and Eric had the distinct honor of interviewing one of society's legends, Medal of Honor recipient Florent Groberg. Listen to his story as he honors the memory of his fallen brothers and sisters, and how their sacrifice motivated him to go into the business world.

BIOGRAPHY:

On August 8, 2012, Florent was on his second deployment to Afghanistan when he made a split-second decision that prevented greater catastrophe and changed his life forever. His selfless display of courage in tackling a suicide bomber while protecting a command team on that fateful day earned him the Medal of Honor, and the distinction as the 10th living American to receive the nation’s top award for valor in combat since the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. Today, as director of veteran’s outreach at Boeing and LinkedIn’s veteran’s program spokesperson, he is a powerful and prominent advocate for veterans’ issues. Florent’s new book, 8 Seconds of Courage, reveals lessons he learned on leadership, teamwork and overcoming adversity on the battlefield, and their direct application and connection to executives, managers and business situations.

“THE ONE THING YOU NEVER TAKE FOR GRANTED IS YOUR TRAINING"
 - Florent Groberg

Here’s a breakdown of what to expect in this episode: 

  • HOW FLO OVERCAME ADVERSITY AT A VERY YOUNG AGE
  • HIS MEDAL OF HONOR STORY
  • HOW HE DEALS WITH SURVIVORS GUILT
  • THE IMPORTANCE OF STAYING HUMBLE
  • HIS EXPERIENCE IN REAL ESTATE 
  • THE IMPORTANCE OF A SUCCESSFUL TRANSITION

Special References and Episode Links

Connect with Florent Groberg

Website https://www.army.mil/medalofhonor/groberg/

LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/florentgroberg/?trk=lil_instructor

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Florent-Groberg-920953551292204/

Instagram https://www.instagram.com/florent.groberg/?hl=en

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Show Notes

In this episode, Mike and Eric had the distinct honor of interviewing one of society's legends, Medal of Honor recipient Florent Groberg. Listen to his story as he honors the memory of his fallen brothers and sisters, and how their sacrifice motivated him to go into the business world.

BIOGRAPHY:

On August 8, 2012, Florent was on his second deployment to Afghanistan when he made a split-second decision that prevented greater catastrophe and changed his life forever. His selfless display of courage in tackling a suicide bomber while protecting a command team on that fateful day earned him the Medal of Honor, and the distinction as the 10th living American to receive the nation’s top award for valor in combat since the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. Today, as director of veteran’s outreach at Boeing and LinkedIn’s veteran’s program spokesperson, he is a powerful and prominent advocate for veterans’ issues. Florent’s new book, 8 Seconds of Courage, reveals lessons he learned on leadership, teamwork and overcoming adversity on the battlefield, and their direct application and connection to executives, managers and business situations.

“THE ONE THING YOU NEVER TAKE FOR GRANTED IS YOUR TRAINING"
 - Florent Groberg

Here’s a breakdown of what to expect in this episode: 

  • HOW FLO OVERCAME ADVERSITY AT A VERY YOUNG AGE
  • HIS MEDAL OF HONOR STORY
  • HOW HE DEALS WITH SURVIVORS GUILT
  • THE IMPORTANCE OF STAYING HUMBLE
  • HIS EXPERIENCE IN REAL ESTATE 
  • THE IMPORTANCE OF A SUCCESSFUL TRANSITION

Special References and Episode Links

Connect with Florent Groberg

Website https://www.army.mil/medalofhonor/groberg/

LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/florentgroberg/?trk=lil_instructor

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Florent-Groberg-920953551292204/

Instagram https://www.instagram.com/florent.groberg/?hl=en

Connect with ADPI Financial Services “Tell them you love the podcast!”

Connect@activedutypassiveincome.com

Connect with the ADPI: FacebookInstagram | YouTube

Are you getting any value out of this show?  If so, please take 2 minutes to rate, review, and subscribe to the show on iTunes and Apple Podcasts.  Your support helps us spread the word to military families around the world.  

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