Chad Storlie

Chad Storlie

Chad Storlie is an adjunct lecturer of marketing at Creighton University and Bellevue University in Omaha, Nebraska. He is also the author of two books: Combat Leader to Corporate Leader and Battlefield to Business Success, which teach veterans how to translate and apply military skills to business. Storlie is a retired U.S. Army Special Forces officer with 20+ years of active and reserve service in infantry, Special Forces, and joint headquarters units. He served in Iraq, Bosnia, Korea, and throughout the United States. He was awarded the Bronze Star, the Combat Infantryman’s Badge, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Special Forces Tab, and the Ranger Tab. In addition to teaching, Storlie is a mid-level marketing executive and has worked in marketing and sales roles for various companies, including General Electric, Comcast, and Manugistics. He has been published in the Harvard Business Review blog, USA Today, Business Week Online, and the Oxford Leadership Journal. He has a B.A. from Northwestern University and an MBA from Georgetown University.

Recent articles from Chad Storlie

Staff officers of the 45th Sustainment Brigade set up computers and discuss plans inside the tactical operations center at Pohakuloa Training Area on the Big Island May 1. The set up is part of a three-week long training exercise for that will prepare Soldiers for future missions in the Pacific region and other areas of the world. (Photo by Sgt. Erin Sherwood, 45th Sust. Bde. Public Affairs)
Career
Is Your Social Media Presence Working Against You?
Make sure you’re maintaining a strong personal brand that supports and advances your career aspirations, not hurts them.
Several Tuskegee Airmen at Ramitelli, Italy, March 1945.
History
5 Lessons About Life And Business From All-Black Military Units In World War II
We need to remember the sacrifice, excellence, and lessons of all veterans from our past as we look to the future.
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Career
5 Ways Self-Doubt Makes Success After The Military More Difficult
You can end up being your own worst enemy; don’t let these insecurities hold you back.
Soldiers from the 423rd Military Police Company march in formation to kick off the departure ceremony held June 12 at the unit located in Shoreham, New York.
Community
The Dangerous Perception That Is Hurting The Veterans Community
Creating false standards around what should be considered honorable military service hurts veterans and our public image.
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Career
You Need To Use These Interview Hacks
A successful interview uses a relaxed and effective communication style combined with a structured, complete response to common interview questions.
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Career
Don’t Be Afraid To Be A Boot Again In The Civilian World
Success in both military and civilian careers can come from being a boot where you learn the skills, culture, and leadership style to be successful.
During a team-building challenge, 1st Lt. Alan Roy (right), a platoon leader from Strawberry, Minn., and Sgt. Luis Garcia, a squad leader from Bryant, Texas, both of whom are in Company F, 3rd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, U.S. Division–Center, low-crawl through an obstacle course March 23. The two Soldiers’ teams endured six other events after completing the obstacle course.
Career
How To Get Ahead Using Your Military Experience
In the workplace, how you translate your military experience into competitive work traits matters