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Franchise Players: How I Turned Military Lessons Into Business Success

Andrew Wilson hasn't let the fact that he's spent five of the last 10 years deployed slow him down as a franchisee.

Keeping Score Matters, But Not How You Think

Tracking your progress is important to self-improvement, but beware letting others be the referee.

Franchise Players: Army Vet Finds a New Team as a Marco's Pizza Multi-Unit Franchisee

Returning to civilian life, Joe Walker found both comradery and a commitment to integrity in franchising.

Motivating Women Vets to Start Businesses

West Point grad Meghan Florkowski runs an affordable program that trains female veterans for entrepreneurial life.

Franchise Players: Why Vets and Franchising Go Hand in Hand

Hector Rodriguez tried to make on his own in the world of business. Then he realized as a franchisee he didn't have to work without support.

Franchise Players: Veteran and Mother of Five on Refusing to Settle

After nine years in the military, Tai Jeffries refuses to settle for anything less than her male counterparts as a cleaning franchisee.

Why Athletes and Veterans Make Incredible Franchisees

Hardworking, creative and team-oriented, military personnel and athletes have entrepreneurial skills that are an asset to any franchise.

Franchise Players: A Former Drill Sergeant Who Hopes to Help Other Vets Through Franchising

After 24 years in the U.S. Army, Ron Adams put the skills he gained as a drill sergeant to use as a franchisee.

From Flying in the Military to Launching a Business

How one military man's experience prepared him for the entrepreneurial life.

By the Numbers: U.S. Veteran-Owned Businesses (Infographic)

Veterans turn to entrepreneurship at greater rates than the rest of the population. Here's what that means for America.

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