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Tom Ellis is the head coach of the US Revolution, the national Australian Rules Football team, he also coaches the Denver Bulldogs AFL side and high school pole vault as well as being a dedicated father. Tom, along with the Denver Bulldogs USAFL side, recently took part in an Athletic Edge program with Take Point. We caught up with Tom afterwards for a quick interview.
Take Point is strongly committed to supporting and giving back to the veteran community of Colorado and we are honoured to announce that the first of many charitable programs was completed this past Sunday.
The benefits of having healthy, fit and exercise enthusiastic staff within a workplace are seemingly endless and have been well documented in recent times. At the individual level active and healthy employees demonstrate higher energy levels, increased focus and motivation, enhanced confidence and significantly lower levels of stress, as well as building stronger immune systems - resulting in less susceptibility to illness. The link between such individual characteristics and employee productivity is thus quite clear, however what if your company could go a step further? What if you could simultaneously achieve such attributes within your staff whilst also improving workplace culture and team environment?
The U.S Army just announced a reduction in troop numbers from 520,000 troops to 440,000. That’s 80,000 specially trained and highly skilled employable Americans about to enter the workforce! Now is the perfect time to snap up a former Special Operator as the newest addition to your permanent employment roster, and here’s why:
Whilst serving his country in Iraq, Kade Hinkhouse was severely injured when his vehicle was struck by an Improvised Explosive Device. His team mate was killed instantly and Kade sustained several injuries including a right leg amputation, two collapsed lungs, a severe skull fracture resulting in a traumatic brain injury, hemi-paralysis on the left side of body, and the removal of part of Kade's skull. He was transported to Germany then home to the United States, where Kade was put in a drug induced coma for three weeks. When he woke up, he was completely paralyzed on the left side of his body, and spent the next 2 years at Walter Reed hospital learning how to walk again. In order to rebuild his life Kade began studying and recently graduated from gun smithing school. His wife Becky has been his rock, supporting him since his injury. The family now lives in Elizabeth, CO with their beautiful two year old girl Zoe.

The Benefits of Australian Special Forces Operating Principals in your Business

The Benefits of Australian Special Forces Operating Principals in your Business The tenants that Special Operations personnel adhere to have led Australian Special Forces to achieve success in the some of the worlds most complex and conflicted regions, all the while leaving behind an amazing public reputation. By applying these same principles to your business, you too can reap the benefits of having a strong, cohesive workforce that works together to accomplish and achieve your goals.
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