Military Veterans

Franchise Players

U.S. Air Force Veteran Makes Old Spaces Feel New Again at Kitchen Tune-Up

For 22 years, Stu Reid has remodeled everything from kitchens and bathrooms to the interior of a private jet.
Military Veterans

From Battlefield to Business: These Companies Are Looking to Hire Veterans

Skills honed during military service transfer naturally to franchise ownership.
Military Veterans

How One Company Is Helping Military Veterans Become Franchisees

Budget Blinds offers a soft landing for transitioning veterans.
Franchise Players

How One Man's Air Force Experience Led to Life as a Hydraulic Hose Franchisee

Bill Lesswing worked as a PIRTEK employee for over a decade, and now he's transitioning to a franchisee as he opens the company's first Tennessee location.
Military

5 Reasons to Hire a Military Spouse

Adaptable? Check. Able to deal with stress? Check. Ready to align with a vision? Check.
Veterans

5 Tips for Veterans Thinking About Starting a Business

Military service is good preparation for the stamina and problem-solving required to be a successful entrepreneur.
Marketing Mistakes

Under Armour Pulls 'Band of Ballers' T-Shirt After Complaints

The shirt featured an image meant to evoke associations with a famous Iwo Jima photograph.
Veterans

5 Things Veterans Should Know to Start a Technology Business

Veterans are well prepared to launch the next great startup. Many just need the right help to do so.
Veterans

Why Veterans and Civilian Employers Have So Much Trouble Communicating

Vets are eager to work and the private sector admires their service but cultural differences make the process surprisingly difficult.
Leadership

6 Traits of Exceptional Military Leaders That Apply in the Business World

A CEO of a frozen yogurt company describes how his experience in the military shared his leadership style.
Lessons

5 Key Lessons Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From 'Unbroken' Louis Zamperini

You've read the book or seen the film, now apply the wisdom of this true story of persistence and overcoming all odds to your endeavors.
Job Creation

How This Former Councilwoman Is Helping Vets and the Homeless Find Jobs

A Los Angeles civil servant explains the challenges related to the work force today.
Hiring

6 Tips to Help Your Company Hire More Veterans

It takes work and effort to create a successful hiring program for servicepeople, but the rewards to your company can be exponential.
Far Out Tech

The U.S. Military Wants to Inject People's Brains With Painkilling Nanobots That Could Replace Medicine

Ever wish you could heal yourself like a superhero? The government is making it happen. Sort of.
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.