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On today’s Intelligent Money Minute, we’ll interview Carl Sharperson on how not to lose your mind when unemployed. During this episode, Carl explains how he kept his mind sane while unemployed. He highlights habits he implemented into his life that kept him motivated, and he lays out the significance a spouse can have during this time. Check out our previous podcast with Carl on The 3 Most Influential People in a Navy Officer’s Life.
I’ll be interviewing Carl on several podcasts regarding how to handle adversity, the impact of influential mentors, and the value of adding structure to your life, so be sure to subscribe to our Intelligent Money Minute podcasts.
Carl Sharperson Jr. is a Leadership Innovation Strategist, speaker, author, and coach. He specializes in helping leaders maximize their potential in their working and personal life. He does this by drawing from his unique experiences in the military, Corporate America, and entrepreneurship.
Carl Shaperson Bio
Carl is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and a former United States Marine Corps pilot. Following his service, he held a number of senior sales and operational positions with Procter and Gamble, Frito Lay, and Colgate Palmolive. Later, he felt the tug towards entrepreneurship and launched Sharperson’s Executive Leadership in 2000.
As a speaker, Carl travels nationally with the Navy’s Speaking Bureau, inspiring students to consider military training. Also, he shares his message of leadership innovation with colleges, churches, and corporations. Additionally, Carl partners with the Center for Creative Leadership in Greensboro, NC, as an adjunct trainer.
Carl now works on several community and faith-based initiatives serving as a mentor. Carl and his wife make their home in the upstate of SC, and are proud parents of a son and daughter.