NYT Bestselling Author of Invisible Storm: A Soldier's Memoir of Politics and PTSD
President of National Expansion at Veterans Community Project, a non-profit dedicated to aiding veterans in transitioning to civilian life
Founder of Afghan Rescue Project
First Millennial Statewide Elected Official
Jason pulls from his life experience as a former government official and veteran recovering from PTSD to instill lessons of leadership, resilience, and the importance of taking care of one’s mental health.
BE SELFISH TO CHANGE THE WORLD
Jason has always been set on changing the world, and after he came home from Afghanistan, he spent many years trying. During those years, he operated with the belief that slowing down and taking care of himself would be selfish, so he just kept striving until he hit a wall. When he decided to stop everything and prioritize himself and his family above all else, he felt he was selfishly giving up any chance of making meaningful impact. However, much to his surprise, it was only after he made this "selfish" change that he wound up finding ways to change the world.
In this talk, Jason shares lessons on how looking inward and focusing on your own mental health is often what is needed to position yourself to make a substantial impact on others. His stories are raw, real, at times comical, and relatable. Do you need to stop and reflect to improve your impact on others?
TaMING THE INVISIBLE STORM
From political wunderkind and former army intelligence officer Jason Kander comes a haunting, powerful memoir about impossible choices—and how sometimes walking away from the chance of a lifetime can be the greatest decision of all. In this talk Jason will share lessons on how to confront one’s biggest challenges in an effort to live a truly fulfilled life.
Invisible Storm: A Soldier's Memoir of Politics and PTSD
From political wunderkind and former army intelligence officer Jason Kander comes a haunting, powerful memoir about impossible choices—and how sometimes walking away from the chance of a lifetime can be the greatest decision of all
Outside the Wire: Ten Lessons I've Learned in Everyday Courage
A smart and revealing political memoir from a rising star of the Democratic Party.