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Take your professional knowledge to the next level with FSU's ROI Online series. Informed by the combined breadth of expertise and thought leadership of our world-renowned faculty and accomplished alumni, our 20- to 25-minute episodes offer you timely information you can put to immediate use as you navigate new business realities. 

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Leadership: A Fighter Pilot’s Transition from a G-Suit to the C-Suite

Join the college’s Dr. Randy Blass and Blue Air Training’s James “Chef” Barlow as they discuss:

  • Transition from Air Force pilot to civilian business entrepreneur
  • Building a new business idea from a concept to actual scalable company
  • Executive leadership philosophy and managing during uncertaint
  • Fostering a mission-oriented team and business philosophy



Dr. Randy Blass

Assistant Lecturer in Management
FSU College of Business

James “Chef” Barlow

(BS Marketing ’95)
CEO, Blue Air Training

Future Episodes

Dates Topics
November 9 Lessons Learned from Conducting Business in International and Emerging Markets
November 23 Innovation and Creating New Businesses
December 1 CEO Perspectives 
December 15 Remote Executive Searches
January 12 Marketing/Restaurants

Past Episodes

Date Topic  
June 8 Eye on the Economy: How COVID-19 is changing the marketplace   Watch Episode
June 22 Navigating the New Normal in the COVID Accounting World   Watch Episode
July 6 Eye on the Workplace: How COVID-19 is Changing the Way We Work   Watch Episode
August 31 A Piece of Good News: The Residential Mortgage Market   Watch Episode
September 9 Outmaneuvering Today's Uncertainty: Technology's Role in Rapid Economic Recovery   Watch Episode
September 14 Going to Work in a Post-COVID World   Watch Episode
September 28 Current Insights on Investment Property Conditions & Commentary on Corporate Philanthropy   Watch Episode
October 12 Yes, You Can Buy That Online: How COVID-19 is Accelerating Customer Shift Into eCommerce   Watch Episode

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