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Terry Iverson

Finding America's Greatest Champion

Building Prosperity Through Manufacturing, Mentoring and the Awesome Responsibility of Parenting

Fig Factor 2018

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In this episode, I speak with Terry Iverson about his book, Finding America’s Greatest Champion: Building Prosperity Through Manufacturing, Mentoring and the Awesome Responsibility of Parenting (Fig...

In this episode, I speak with Terry Iverson about his book, Finding America’s Greatest Champion: Building Prosperity Through Manufacturing, Mentoring and the Awesome Responsibility of Parenting (Fig Factor Media, 2018). This book highlights the importance of manufacturing in our economy as well as the ways parents, mentors, and teachers can work together to foster the character traits and critical thinking skills required in the twentieth-century workforce. We discuss how American manufacturing compares with manufacturing in Europe and the roles of various stakeholders in developing workers who add value to any organization. His recommended books included the following:


Trevor Mattea is an educational consultant and speaker. His areas of expertise include deeper learning, parent involvement, project-based learning, and technology integration. He can be reached by email at tsmattea@pm.me or on Twitter at @tsmattea.