Marshall Poe

Terry Iverson, "Finding America's Greatest Champion: Building Prosperity Through Manufacturing, Mentoring and the Awesome Responsibility of Parenting" (Fig Factor, 2018)

Terry Iverson, "Finding America's Greatest Champion: Building Prosperity Through Manufacturing, Mentoring and the Awesome Responsibility of Parenting" (Fig Factor, 2018)

In this episode, I speak with Terry Iverson about his book, Finding America's Greatest Champion: Building Prosperity Through Manufacturing, Mentoring and the Awesome Responsibility of Parenting (Fig Factor Media, 2018). This book highlights the importance of manufacturing in our economy as well as the ways parents, mentors, and teachers can work together to foster the character traits and critical thinking skills required in the twentieth-century workforce. We discuss how American manufacturing compares with manufacturing in Europe and the roles of various stakeholders in developing workers who add value to any organization. His recommended books included the following: Dream Differently: Candid Advice for America's Students by Vince M. Bertram The Community College Solution: The Real Story from a College President and Former Corporate CEO by Thomas J. Snyder How Can We Make Manufacturing Sexy? A Mindset of Passion and Purpose from the Production Floor to the Executive Suite by Karin Lindner Trevor Mattea is an educational consultant and speaker. His areas of expertise include deeper learning, parent involvement, project-based learning, and technology integration. He can be reached by email at tsmattea@pm.me or on Twitter at @tsmattea. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 41 min

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