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7 Qualities the Army Instilled in Me That Helped Me Launch a Business
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7 Qualities the Army Instilled in Me That Helped Me Launch a Business

Veterans possess these skills that help them excel in entrepreneur or employee roles.
Tabatha Turman
The Many Benefits of Mentoring Vets Entering the Business World
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The Many Benefits of Mentoring Vets Entering the Business World

Business leaders are uniquely suited to help veterans eager to apply their skills as entrepreneurs and employees.
Yehudi Gaffen
5 Insights for Veterans Competing in the Civilian World
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5 Insights for Veterans Competing in the Civilian World

The transition to civilian from the structure and values of the military might be the toughest mission yet.
Lida Citroën
Starbucks, Hooters and 10 Other Chains Honoring Veterans With Deals
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Starbucks, Hooters and 10 Other Chains Honoring Veterans With Deals

A snapshot of the restaurant and retail chains that are serving up Veterans Day deals to those who have served our country.
Kate Taylor
Veterans Are Natural Born Entrepreneurs
Veteran Entrepreneurs

Veterans Are Natural Born Entrepreneurs

Discipline, training and organization can be tapped for financial victory.
Jesse Torres
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There's Lots of Free Help for Choosing and Funding the Right Franchise Opportunity
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There's Lots of Free Help for Choosing and Funding the Right Franchise Opportunity

Franchises have the allure of a ready-made business but it's more complicated than that.
Kedma Ough
Thank You for Your Service - 4 Business Funding Programs for Veterans
Veteran Entrepreneurs

Thank You for Your Service - 4 Business Funding Programs for Veterans

A grateful nation gives its warriors at least a bit of help making the transition from military life to launching their own businesses.
Kedma Ough
Franchise Players: How I Turned Military Lessons Into Business Success
Franchise Players

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

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.
Kate Taylor
10 Things Veterans Want Hiring Managers to Know About Them
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10 Things Veterans Want Hiring Managers to Know About Them

The stamina and values of veterans are major assets for every employer. Helping them make the transition from military life to civilian employment is the right thing to do.
Lida Citroën
Motivating Women Vets to Start Businesses
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Motivating Women Vets to Start Businesses

West Point grad Meghan Florkowski runs an affordable program that trains female veterans for entrepreneurial life.
Franchise Players: After the Military, a Couple Finds a Career in Franchising
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: After the Military, a Couple Finds a Career in Franchising

Charles Fisher discovered Massage Envy Spa while heading home from serving in Iraq. The rest is franchising history.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: This Man Signed His Franchise Agreement While Serving in Baghdad
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: This Man Signed His Franchise Agreement While Serving in Baghdad

Chris Gately's first steps to become a Workout Anytime franchisee began while he was serving in the military.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: The Challenges of Finding Funding
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: The Challenges of Finding Funding

For National Guard veteran Steve Grimes, the most surprising challenge in opening his franchise was finding funding.
Kate Taylor