Positively Leverage Career Challenges

Career challenges can come from many places – some expected and others surprising. Sergeant Major Matthew R. Drayton is no exception. He faced more than a few obstacles during his 20+ years in the US Army (16 of those years working with elite Special Operations forces) and in his business experience in government and commercial commerce. His two books, Leading While Black and Succeeding While Black – chronicle both the adversity and ways to positively transform it. In this CareerCast, Matthew brings his insights from experiences with challenge and victory to help you build personal strength and power for greater ability, contribution, and meaningful success.

CareerCast is a monthly podcast from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business that answers your most pressing career questions. Join us for discussions with leading business experts and authors. Discover how you can define your personal brand, bounce back from a career setback, grow your leadership skills, and more. New episodes are released the third Friday of each month. Submit a question for next episode's guest, or check out our archive of past episodes archive of past episodes, each with its own collection of resources and further reading. Subscribe to CareerCast to make sure you don't miss out on advice that can take your career to the next level.

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