Join Jamie Tinker as he shares life lessons from his 25-year naval career as well as his career in life and business coaching with this his popular blog series titled The Day Job. This weekly series of written and video content covers topics of personal and professional development, career coaching, time and resource management, and business development.

Military or civilian, whether you’re entering the workforce, moving up, or moving on, this insightful collection will help you connect and communicate at any level by discussing the everyday challenges of setting and meeting goals, finding your talents, finding a mentor, and being one.

Keto Vid 2 – 50 Grams

Join me as I talk about the basics of carb counting and try to figure out what 50 grams of carbs look like in each of my old favorite foods. Long video, but worth every minute.  

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Small Business and Growth

Great new video about small businesses and growth. Decisions about growth usually come six months too late. Watch out for the “good enough” habit and the 5-minute chase.

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Three Goals

About 6 years ago, I asked a young Sailor what his goal was, and he said, with much conviction, that he was getting out of the Navy to be a pediatrician. “Excellent,” I said. “Have you started your pre-med degree?” “No.” “Okay, how many college courses have you taken?” “None, but I have some credits …

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You’re Leaving

Sooner or later, it’s going to happen. At some point, we all have to go. Be it a departmental shift, moving towards one of the corner offices, changing careers or ending one for retirement, you will leave the organization. I move every few years in my job, so I know a bit about leaving and …

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Money Management

Let’s talk about money. Specifically, let’s talk about managing money. A quick primer on the levels of money management.

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Survive or Thrive, Your Choice

I’d like to talk a bit more about opportunity, setting goals, and what we need to think about right now to leave on our own terms. Unfortunately, there was a time when I didn’t have it all figured out. I had a personal goal and terms for leaving, but that was it. I knew I …

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