The Book Is Here!

Reach New Heights in Your Career

Embark on a transformative journey with "Pathfinders", your quintessential guide to mastering the complex labyrinth of career advancement.
In a world where professional paths are often muddled with daunting challenges and pivotal decisions, we've crafted this book to serve you as a beacon of wisdom and guidance.

What Readers Say About the Book

Don't take our word for it. Here's a sample of what "Pathfinders" can do for your career.

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At the heart of sculpting our desired existence lies a powerful tool - intentionality. Pathfinders delves into this concept, offering readers a meticulously crafted roadmap for amplifying one's potential. This guide is an indispensable resource for those eager to take the reigns of their life.

Tim Tannert
CEO & Founder at Culture Cures

This book comes at such an important time given the need for organizations to more authentically address retention and building in a laser focus on mentorship and support for the development of a personal board of advisors is an important step towards career excellence.

Geoffrey M. Roche
Director, Workforce Development Siemens Healthineers

Pete Schramm has created a one-of-a-kind process that places each person in charge of their own professional career development. The “Pathfinders” methodology, is the only one you will find that details both how to expand your self-awareness and be empowered through building your own personal board of advisors.

PJ Jackson
Author of The Labyrinth Influence Awaken the Wisdom Within

We all need a personal board of advisors to help us navigate our career journeys. Pete does a terrific job of outlining the need and how to leverage your team to encourage, nurture and support you.

Frank Wittenauer
Managing Director at People First Consulting

What's in the book?

Everything you need to know to elevate your career is distilled across the 25 Chapters of Pathfinders.

How? With clear-cut guidelines designed to get you to where you want to be. Here's a sample of what to expect:


Unlocking Your Potential with a Personal Board of Advisors

Learn how to form a Board of Advisors to unlock unique insights and propel your career forward.


What is a Career Map?

Navigate your career path effectively with a clear, tailored Career Map.


Navigating Networking with Potential Mentors

Build connections and gain mentorship by mastering the art of networking.


Board Building Process

Strategically build your board to enhance professional growth and open new career doors.


Engaging with Your Personal Board of Advisors

Effectively engage with your board for vital career advice, mentorship, and support.


Managing Your Personal Board of Advisors

Optimize and manage your board to drive meaningful interactions and career advancements.

Learn key skills, explore methodologies, experience frameworks, leverage templates and so much more...

Time To Succeed

Navigate your career map with the astute counsel of a personal board of advisors, meticulously curated to illuminate the nuances of career progression, ensuring your trajectory is not only upward but also aligns authentically with your aspirations and values. "Pathfinders" empowers you to harness the collective expertise of seasoned professionals, unlocking doors to opportunities, fostering decisive action, and propelling you towards the pinnacle of your career.

Plug Into "Pathfinders":
Your Career Amplifier

Dive into a reservoir of insightful narratives, pragmatic advice, and interactive tools designed to equip you with the strategic foresight to chart a course through the dynamic realms of professional development. It’s not merely a career guide; it’s a compass steering you towards success, significance, and fulfillment in your professional voyage.

About the Author

Pete Schramm loves bringing people together! Schramm, an entrepreneur, TEDx speaker, and author, is passionate about connecting people and guiding diverse teams to tackle complex challenges. Growing up on a family farm in Butler, PA, Pete honed his work ethic and discovered his love for fostering connections.

After graduating from Sewickley Academy and completing his mechanical engineering degrees at Catholic University, he embarked on a successful career at Lockheed Martin, where he championed mentorship and collaboration in various operations and engineering functions around the globe. In 2018, Pete transitioned to MTEQ (now QinetiQ), leading a team of 100+ engineers and scientists - placing “people over process” to achieve new heights of productivity.

In 2020, Pete founded what is now Lattitude, an employee connection, survey, and retention platform that promotes engagement through meaningful conversations. Lattitude has helped organizations like the Army, Air Force, UPMC, and Financial Institutions. A certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Agile HR Practitioner, Scrum Master, and Project Management Professional (PMP), Pete remains active and enjoys traveling and learning. He has presented to 50+ organizations and is a LinkedIn TOP VOICE (influencer in multiple categories). In 2023, he joined forces with Michael McCord on the Statra board.

Pete has been recognized as a Pittsburgh 30 Under 30 awardee, he is an active member of Rotary Club, PHRA, PBEX, and Vistage. He also sits on the boards of the Homeless Children’s Education Fund (HCEF) and Sewickley Academy. While not working on the farm, building his business, or writing his books, you can find him hiking, biking, traveling, on the pottery wheel, or playing basketball. Pete's purpose is to inspire potential and ignite the fire within others.

Pete Schramm
Entrepreneur, Writer, and Speaker

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