1. Ralph Galati, JDog Foundation: Veteran Resources & Communication Dr. Laura Sicola 35:33

Ralph Galati shares how his organization’s passion for helping Veterans continues to inspire communities to connect and support individuals transitioning into civilian life. Listen in as Laura and Ralph discuss the importance of written and verbal communication skills in leaders, understanding the unique language of military personnel, and how to communicate via a chain of command. Ralph also reveals the issues surrounding Veteran employment and how you can help Veterans in your own community.

Ralph Galati was the Founder and former Director of the Office of Veterans Services at St. Joseph’s University – his alma mater. The office was responsible for: Developing and implementing Small Business & Entrepreneurship Training Programs for veterans; Coordinating campus-wide programs for veterans and dependents; and Designing Career Development initiatives for veterans.

Ralph is currently retired, but continues to work on Veterans issues: with JDog Brands as a Strategic Advisor; as Executive Director of the JDog Foundation; and as a Board Member of the Delaware County Veterans Memorial Association, and the Delaware Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross.


You can connect with Ralph via the organization website: www.jdogfoundation.org

or at https://www.ralphgalati.com/


To learn more about Dr. Laura Sicola and how mastering influence can impact your success go to https://www.speakingtoinfluence.com/quickstart and download the quick start guide for mastering the three C’s of influence.


You can connect with Laura in the following ways:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drlaurasicola

LinkedIn Business Page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/vocal-impact-productions/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWri2F_hhGQpMcD97DctJwA

Facebook: Vocal Impact Productions

Twitter: @Laura Sicola 

Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/vocalimpactproductions

Instagram: @VocalImpactProductions

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Laura Sicola Leadership Communication & Influence Expert, Speaker, Author, Podcaster

Dr. Laura Sicola is a leadership communication and influence expert, speaker, author of Speaking to Influence: Mastering Your Leadership Voice, and host of the podcast, Speaking to Influence: Communication Secrets of the C-Suite. Her mission is to transform executives into confident, inspiring leaders whether live or virtually in order to get the results they want and turn their vision into their legacy. As the founder of Vocal Impact Productions, she has trained and coached executives at Comcast, IBM, the US Department of Commerce and Women Against Abuse along with politicians, business owners and non-profit leaders from around the world.

Laura’s TEDx talk, “Want to Sound Like a Leader? Start by Saying Your Name Right,” has nearly 7 million views, and she has been featured on programs such as Fox & Friends First, NBC10 @Issue and PHL 17. She has also spoken to thousands at conferences such as the Professional BusinessWomen of California Conference and the PA Conference for Women.

Laura received her PhD in educational linguistics from the University of Pennsylvania, where she also taught from 2001-2013.