161: "You only get one life to live. Whatever brings you life and energy, do it." Dr. Kenneth Gay's complementary careers in the military and education
Have you ever found unexpected inspiration from a movie that led you to make a significant career choice? For Dr. Kenneth Gay, it was the 1989 film "Lean On Me" starring Morgan Freeman.
Jen Amos speaks with the Founder and CEO of Kenneth Gay Education, LLC. Dr. Kenneth Gay to learn about how he works in education while being a newly promoted Colonel in the United States Army Reserves. Ken is also a 2022 Service2CEO Alumni and the Alumni Program Lead at The Rosie Network.
Ken shares how he started his military career to help pay for college. Inspired by Morgan Freeman's role in the film "Lean On Me," he worked his way up from teacher to principal and central office positions. Then, with the help of The Rosie Network, he learned to apply his experience from his education and military career to creating his company, which provides social-emotional learning training to the most challenging schools in the country. In addition to his work with The Rosie Network, Ken is also the Board President of 3KRG Investment Group.
This episode is also available on YouTube: https://youtu.be/VSeABM6N1m8
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