How Critical Is Your Thinking?


Merritt and Gary trolled the sea services for communication talent once again and found Darcy Roland, author of the TEDx Talk, "Penny For Your Critical Thoughts?"

Darcy is a retired Coast Guard senior chief and is currently an adjunct professor at the Navy's Senior Enlisted Leadership Academy in Newport, RI. Darcy will tell listeners how she identified a gap in critical thinking skills among her military students, how she built a course around it, and how she turned it into a TEDx Talk. This is a must-listen episode for upwardly mobile professionals!

You can listen to the full episode by clicking here.

This Week's Guest:

Darcy Roland

Darcy Roland recently retired from active duty military where she served in both the Coast Guard and Army.  She currently works as an adjunct professor for the Navy Senior Enlisted Academy in Newport, R.I. In March, Darcy was a speaker at TEDxNewport, where she talked about the importance of critical thinking.  She is working on several projects including researching the unintended feedback we give when communicating, and a social media project focused on finding stories that we all share -- stories that connect us.  Darcy is passionate about surfing and keeping our oceans clean. She is eager to continue her education and has plans to return to school once she figures out what she wants to be when she grows up. Darcy can be reached via email, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter and be sure to visit her blog.

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If you enjoyed Darcy's visit to The Brand Ambassadors, you won't want to miss her TEDx Talk: