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Military Veterans' Headquarters


Military Veterans' Headquarters

Calling all veterans! Transitioning from military service can be stressful, but it can also lead to greater success than you've ever imagined. This forum is for all veterans who are ready to help each other reach their full potential.

Members: 35
Latest Activity: Oct 28

Veterans Career Match

My Next MoveOn My Next Move for Veterans (www.MyNextMove.org/vets) veterans will find a simple and quick search engine where they enter their prior military experience (branch of service and military occupation code or title) and link to the information they need to explore information on civilian careers and related training, including information they can use to write resumes that highlight related civilian skills. In addition, My Next Move for Veterans contains a link to an online assessment, the O*NET Interest Profiler, which provides results comparable to the Strong Interest Inventory being used in the new Transition Assistance Program (TAP). Veterans who have not received an interest assessment as part of TAP can access and take this interest assessment online from a link in the lower right-hand corner of My Next Move for Veterans or directly at: http://www.mynextmove.org/explore/ip

Discussion Forum

Are you a Veteran looking to start coaching?

Started by Robert Longley. Last reply by Robert Longley Mar 25. 9 Replies

I got certified as a coach a few years ago - well after I left the military.  Whether you "become a coach" or not it is a good skill to have.  I've used it more internally with the consulting I do,…Continue

Franchising for Veterans

Started by Lee Flint. Last reply by Robert Longley Mar 1. 3 Replies

Military.com recently published their list of the best franchises for Military Veterans. Categories such as business survival rates, discounts, and percentage of service veteran franchisees were…Continue

Tags: Business, Military, Veterans, Franchise

Discussion Topics for the New Year

Started by Lee Flint. Last reply by Lee Flint Feb 15. 2 Replies

Happy New Year to all! This is a call for discussion topics for 2017. Last year we covered a wide variety of issues from veterans benefits to best technology recommendations for transitioning…Continue

Tags: goals, topics, Military

What this President Could Do to Help Veterans

Started by Lee Flint. Last reply by Robert Longley Jan 26. 1 Reply

Now that the government transition is nearing completion we can consider what this administration could do to help veterans achieve their goals. Here are a few ideas:1. Support initiatives to allow…Continue

Tags: Military, Entrepreneurship, President, Business, Veteran

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Group Leader
Comment by Lee Flint on November 17, 2016 at 10:12pm
I spent this Veterans' Day visiting Berlin, Germany. After seeing the ruins of the Berlin Wall and the Holocaust Memorial I was reminded of the importance of the work that we've done in the past and that future veterans will do to protect freedom. Thank you all for your service, past, present, and future.
Comment by Robert Longley on October 15, 2016 at 3:46am

I hung up my uniform 20 years ago and have worked in a half dozen different areas since then.  I think a lot of service personnel look at their exit and think - What am I going to do with the rest of my life?  In reality I think the question should be - What am I going to do next?  It's a much easier question to answer.  I think this is a topic you may want to explore.  People need to be able to take that first step through the door without thinking about the next 20 years.

I spend most of my time consulting for government agencies, but I'm shifting more of my focus to coaching.  I have a 100 day program for entrepreneurs to build/rebuild their business platform to figure out the correct offline/online mix for their business model.  It's a combination of consulting and coaching to address both business and technology challenges.  So I'm definitely interested in growing.

The VA is not important to me from a services perspective, but I would love to work with them to fix their service model - they need help.  Would love to know more about Veteran affinity programs - it's always good to connect.

As far as moving the group forward, I'm happy to help any Veteran with a free call or review of their website to come up with a basic plan to take that first step and move your life or business forward.  

Group Leader
Comment by Lee Flint on October 15, 2016 at 1:57am
Hello all! I am preparing the group discussion plan for 2017 and need your help. What topics are you interested in? Are you looking for work, starting a business, or growing your coaching service? Is the VA important to you? What about Veteran affinity programs? I'm looking forward to your ideas on the best way to move our group forward.

Group Leader
Comment by Jen McDonough "The Iron Jen" on September 21, 2016 at 6:51am

Hey Gang- love to see what this group is doing. Thank you all for your service!! Occasionally I run across things within the 48days.net community that are nice to share in other groups. If you are someone who is starting a side business or full time business, you may want to check out Donna Reade's blog around starting a business plan HERE as I think you will find it useful. 

Comment by Ericka Joseph on September 8, 2016 at 2:11am

Thanks Lee! This is a new class. I am curious to see the response to it.  As you know from our last conversation, I recently positioned myself as a local private reading tutor for children ages 10-15. While I was marketing that program, three adults asked me could I tutor them on Grammar. They were older adults. They wanted the privacy, so they would not be embarrassed. By the way, two were already in school, and the third was starting in three weeks. My thoughts - short on time - need it now - privacy - online class. 

Group Leader
Comment by Lee Flint on September 7, 2016 at 10:24pm
Thanks for the update Ericka! I just checked out the class on Udemy and it looks great. Congrats on your transition and creating a terrific product.
Comment by Ericka Joseph on September 7, 2016 at 5:15am

Hi Everyone,

Our group leader Lee is dedicated to providing information to help us transition from military to civilian life as smoothly as possible. We know that going to college may be part of the process. I used the VA stipend to complete my degree after I retired. I knew college would be a challenge because my writing skills were not the best. Prior to attending, I enrolled in a Community School’s Grammar class and that helped. I understand that all cities do not offer a Grammar class and sometimes we need help right now! So, I decided to put together an online Writing Crash Course on Udemy. It is a fast-paced one hour class that shares the formula I used in college.

It is not a free class, but I will offer the 48Days Veteran members a 50% discount.  If you can relate to my story then I look forward to seeing you in the class.



Group Leader
Comment by Lee Flint on August 8, 2016 at 10:43pm
I wanted to put in a plug today for two great podcasts that I've recently started listening to. Ryan Guina's "The Military Wallet" and Tim Ferris' podcast are great. Ryan's productions might have tapered off as of late, but the content is first rate. Tim Ferris, of "The Four Hour Workweek" fame has more than 170 episodes available, and while some of the coarse language will remind you of your deployment days, the guests and themes are incredible. So, after you've finished listening to Dan Miller's podcast, consider these others to add to your personal education content.

Group Leader
Comment by Lee Flint on July 23, 2016 at 1:30am
We're growing! Thank you to all the new members. If you're in a job search or launching the next Google let us know how we can help. Welcome aboard!

Group Leader
Comment by Lee Flint on June 27, 2016 at 12:42pm
Greg, welcome! The earlier you start the better your transition will go. Let us know how we can help.

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