Veterans

How This Marine Veteran Found Inspiration From Tragedy
Leadership

How This Marine Veteran Found Inspiration From Tragedy

On the worst day of his life, Dakota Meyer lost four of his best friends. Here is how he was able to carry on by honoring their lives.
Dan Bova
From Medal of Honor to Entrepreneur: What Dakota Meyer Learned About Risk
Leadership

From Medal of Honor to Entrepreneur: What Dakota Meyer Learned About Risk

On the worst day of his life, this Marine lost four of his best friends on the field of battle. Here is how he was able to change his life, and the lives of many, by honoring their memory.
Dan Bova
Former New York Times Pressman Worked Out a Strong Career Change in Mid-Life With Retro Fitness
Franchise Players

Former New York Times Pressman Worked Out a Strong Career Change in Mid-Life With Retro Fitness

At 38, Warren De Stefano said goodbye to newspapers and hello to a unique gym franchise, helping disabled military veterans along the way.
Erin Schultz
Failure of Stewardship Was at the Heart of Wounded Warrior Project Firings
Leadership

Failure of Stewardship Was at the Heart of Wounded Warrior Project Firings

The ousted charity leaders never provided the structures and controls needed to be protectors of the generosity coming their way.
Ray Hennessey
How the Printing Biz Was a Better Deal for This U.S. Military Veteran
Franchise Players

How the Printing Biz Was a Better Deal for This U.S. Military Veteran

Greg Kingsbury of Arizona is thriving as a franchisee with Better Deal Printing, a company uniquely positioned to give back to the veteran community.
Erin Schultz
How Employers Can Bridge the Communication Gap With Veterans
Inspiring Your Team

How Employers Can Bridge the Communication Gap With Veterans

Military service imbues people with the values employers prize but getting vets to talk about themselves is often a challenge.
Lida Citroën
From Battlefield to Business: These Companies Are Looking to Hire Veterans
Military Veterans

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

Skills honed during military service transfer naturally to franchise ownership.
How One Company Is Helping Military Veterans Become Franchisees
Military Veterans

How One Company Is Helping Military Veterans Become Franchisees

Budget Blinds offers a soft landing for transitioning veterans.
Tracy Stapp Herold
How One Man's Air Force Experience Led to Life as a Hydraulic Hose Franchisee
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.
Carly Okyle
A Franchisee Who Supports Veterans Beyond the Battlefield
Franchise Players

A Franchisee Who Supports Veterans Beyond the Battlefield

Michael O'Neill runs his JDog Junk Removal and Hauling franchise in accordance with the Soldier's Creed.
Kate Taylor
What Serving as a Marine and NYPD Officer Taught Me About Franchising
Franchise Players

What Serving as a Marine and NYPD Officer Taught Me About Franchising

Brendan Ryan believes that military and police personnel are perfectly prepared for the franchise industry.
Kate Taylor
The Dos and Don'ts of Starting a Purpose-Driven Business
Philanthropy

The Dos and Don'ts of Starting a Purpose-Driven Business

Have a cause you care passionately about? Make it part of your company mission.
David Herzka
These 10 Brands Make It Easier for Veterans to Become Franchisees
Franchises

These 10 Brands Make It Easier for Veterans to Become Franchisees

Vets deserve special consideration this Memorial Day. In the entrepreneurial world, certain franchisors haven't forgotten that.
David Nilssen
5 Tips for Veterans Thinking About Starting a Business
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.
David Shutler