Bootstrappers: Taking Big Risks with Congressman/General Don Bacon

Stay Hungry, Break Things, This Is the Bootstrappers Show.

On this episode of Bootstrappers, we chat with Nebraska’s Second District Congressman, but we’re not talking to him about politics or his campaign. Instead, we want to know about his long and successful career in the US Airforce. We talk to him about those career risking decisions one makes along their career path that define a person. We talk about how Bacon decided to lead in his own style instead of the dominant leadership approach in the military at the time. We learn more about his philosophy of managing 25,000 personnel. We discuss what lessons he took away from his experience at the National War College, We learned about how Bacon changed the culture at a base and so much more! It is all packed into this episode of Bootstrappers.

What is Bootstrappers?

Bootstrappers is a program designed to bring you up to the minute ideas and concepts to understand what it takes to succeed in business and life.

We bring knowledge into the property management industry from different business industries to create a richer experience for our audience. We invite the best authors, thinkers, and business people to the show and we pick their brains in their areas of expertise.

We interview our guests and gain key insights that can help our audience in their own path to success. You will find here, ideas, knowledge, best practices in a relaxed and fun conversation. No pretense. Our guests get real and share successes as well as failures. If you are looking for an unvarnished look at entrepreneurship and business development this is the show for you.

About our guest



Don Bacon is a Congressman for Nebraska’s second district. He serves on the Armed Services and Agriculture Committees and was first elected in 2016. Prior to his service in Congress, he was a Brigadier General in the Airforce, functionally managing 25,000 airforce intelligence personnel. Bacon has a master’s degree from the National War College in National Strategy.

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