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Lee Flint commented on Kevin Odlum's group 48 Days for Military Veterans
"Poll question: Are you a veteran, a retiree, or currently serving in the military on active duty, guard, or reserves? "
yesterday
Lee Flint replied to Micki Vandeloo's discussion How much to charge for writing a series of business articles for a local, rural newspaper?
"This is really a guerilla marketing opportunity--the real question to ask is: "will this help my business?" Is the time spent doing the articles worth the effort? Do your potential customers read the paper and if so will your writing…"
Dec 7
Lee Flint replied to Lee Flint's discussion New Business Idea Hurricane in the group Business Brainstormers
"Virtual Valet. Think Uber for parking. Build an app that links people who need parking with people with time to park the car for you. Insurance would cover losses related to parking mishaps and thefts that might occur while the car is out of your…"
Dec 4
Lee Flint replied to Mark Shiver's discussion Resume Input
"One way to tackle it is to quantify how many requests and, of those, how many were satisfactorily concluded. Examples of those notes of praise would be great!"
Nov 29
Lee Flint commented on Rey Brown's group Smartphones Made Easy
"My AT&T contract is up. I'm spending $160/mo for 4 lines w/data plus an additional charge for insurance. We're all on iPhones (5, 4x2, and a humble 3) and are planning on upgrading. Service in our area is acceptable. Anyone have any…"
Nov 22
Lee Flint commented on Kevin Odlum's group 48 Days for Military Veterans
"A friend of mine was frustrated recently while filling out an application for employment with the Federal Government. She is 30% disabled, but was traveling at the end of the application window and didn't have her documentation with her. Since…"
Nov 22
Lee Flint replied to Mark Shiver's discussion Resume Input
"Screwed up? No! Go to the interview with confidence! Since you posted the documents for the group to see, I'll give you a few thoughts. I'll give you my thoughts on the one-pager: 1. If they don't ask for your resume in any particular…"
Nov 21
Lee Flint replied to Mark Shiver's discussion Resume Input
"Mark, I'd be happy to take a look. Some things to consider: 1. Tailor the resume to meet the needs and expectations of the targeted companies on your list. There's no such thing as a one-size-fits-all resume. 2. Follow Dan's "48…"
Nov 20

Profile Information

How did you hear about 48Days.NET, and what do you hope to get out of being a part of this community?
I listen to Dan Miller's iTunes Podcast every week. I am working on my post-military career goals and think that this community can help me shape my decisions.
What is your current work situation? Employee, self-employed, generating any income on your own?
Department of Defense civilian employee following 25+ years military service as an officer and pilot.
And then...what is your goal/dream for your work life?
Mission centered contributions to the country and the community while still offering an exceptional quality of life for my family.
How about your personal life? Any specific goals or achievements or dreams you are pursuing (or want to pursue)?
After a quarter century of globe trotting alone, I'm looking forward to taking my wife with me on my trips for the next 25 years!
What would you say are your strongest talents? How are you 'wired' and what can you offer to the world (it's OK if you don't know yet, but knowing is key to pursuing your dreams!)?
I am a team builder and a consensus accumulator. I thrive in an environment where everyone clearly understands the objective and works together seamlessly to achieve or exceed the goal.
Do you have a website presence anywhere?
http://www.leeflint.com
More than one website?
http://www.yourmilitarymoney.com
If you have a product or service to promote (now or in the near future) this is your shot to state it! Say all you'd like:
I am creating content on providing military members with a plan to retire from service with financial independence.
Feel free to share your Twitter name, Facebook page, and any other social media way to connect with you!
twitter.com/flintla, linkedin.com/leeflint3

"The Launch" into my post-military service life

When Dan Miller describes "The Launch", the sculpture he commissioned that took form during INNOV48, it is just like the decision to retire from the military for me. He describes the bird with wings extended expectantly, body poised, fully committed to flight with no thought of retreat. As an Air Force pilot, that nailed the way I feel now.

I entered the service during the culmination of the cold war, saw Desert Storm unfold, was in Port au Prince, Haiti the day after the invasion was recalled after takeoff. I've been to Iraq, Afghanistan, India, Djibouti (Africa), Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Kuwait, Qatar, and been stationed in Japan, Korea, Hawaii, and throughout the continental United States. Throughout that time I have been proud to be surrounded by people committed to integrity, to service before self, and to excellence in everything they do. They are men and women who are smart, talented, and upbeat in the most dire circumstances. Most of the complaints I heard were when things were easy and carefree.

It was difficult for me to leave the military, but because of Dan Miller's program I was able to join a great organization that is devoted to developing the next generation of military leaders to succeed in the most difficult and dangerous work of the nation. I continue to work with individuals who are motivated more by the mission than by the pay.

Lee Flint's Blog

Yesterday's Success is the Biggest Detriment to Tomorrow's

Posted on November 16, 2014 at 9:04am 2 Comments

The post title is a quote from John Maxwell who appeared on Dave Ramsey's radio show on Friday, November 14. It's a powerful warning against complacency. I've seen great people implode after years of success, blinded by a sense of invincibility. Coming from a military background, we studied a concept called the…

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And now, the rest of the story...

Posted on November 4, 2014 at 8:23am 1 Comment

I've accepted a civilian position with the Air Force in an organization I became interested in four years ago. I got the word out through my network about a year ago that I was interested in relocating to Las Vegas and got a note from a colleague that this particular job was opening up this fall. There is no way I would have seen the position announcement as I was enjoying my military terminal leave on the beach in Vermont if my friend hadn't given me the heads-up, and because I already had…

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New Career--Thanks Dan!

Posted on November 4, 2014 at 7:00am 1 Comment

Just started my second career following 25+ years of military service. Thanks to Dan Miller and the 48 Days process I was able to find a position that was a great fit for me and my long term goals, in the city I wanted to live, and that will give me more money than I've ever had in my life. I was able to do all this while sitting on the beach. Dan's process works!

Tough Boss? You're Lucky!

Posted on August 27, 2014 at 12:01pm 0 Comments

"I hate my boss." Have you heard that, or said that yourself? Think about the reasons someone might "hate" their boss.

- They pay attention to details and notice when you stray across the line.

- They hold you accountable for your actions.

- They continuously ask you to do more, to be more productive, and contribute more to the operation.

- They set high standards, and BHAGs (Big, Hairy, Audacious, Goals) and then points out when the team is falling short of the mark.

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At 9:26am on July 4, 2014, P.J. DePalma said…

Lee,

Nice to see people I know on the boards!  Still poking around and getting an idea of what's here.  Getting all of the pieces in place to open new opportunities and pursue different goals that are aligned with my values.  I would love to reconnect with you.  I'll shoot you a note off line.  Thanks for the pointer to the veterans group.  Hadn't found that one yet. ~ PJ

At 10:28am on December 6, 2011, Phillip Kittelson said…

Lee,

Thanks for the comment, and giving me some motivation.  I've already started networking with forums, and other organizations in my state, and any help is appreciated.  Once I get some products moving, I'll deff be looking at doing booths like you suggested.  Thank you!

At 5:08pm on November 12, 2011, Justin Lukasavige said…

Thanks for connecting, Lee. I was in the airlines, and gone a few days every week. My kids just started school and there's a lot I'd be missing if I was still traveling as much.

 

More of that story at http://coachradio.tv/about.

At 4:32pm on October 13, 2011, Phillip Delatorre said…

Lee,

 

Insurance is important depending on the circumstances of each person. Have you ever heard of the "theory of decreasing responsibility?" Basically it states that the older one gets, the less responsibility one has, i.e. no mortgage, grown kids, etc... Now this is not always the case, so it depends on the specific needs of the individual and does your income still need to be protected, mortgage, debt, and college.

 

If you need insurance, then go with Term only. And of course only the amount of coverage that is specific to your needs. If you want more information then just let me know :)

 

Phillip

At 8:30pm on February 21, 2009, Dan Miller said…
I just wanted to say thank-you for serving our country!
At 3:16pm on January 28, 2009, Shannon Steuber said…
Thank you so much Lee for your advice on my blog request about how to pull of a charity event. I believe that this will be very helpful and I will let you know how it goes!
At 11:06am on January 2, 2009, Kirk Anderson said…
Hi Lee,
It is a pleasure to meet you. I hope to connect with you on 48days!
If you are looking for a social networking friendship, visit my page: Kirk Anderson and click "Add as Friend."
If you are trying to start a business or would like to get some Marketing Tips & Strategies, visit my Group: Marketing Mastermind
There are lots of ways to connect here and I would enjoy getting to know you better soon.

Thanks,
Kirk Anderson
Midwest Marketing Mastermind
At 4:18pm on December 20, 2008, Laura said…
Thank you for serving, Lee. My family appreciates you and your family.
At 8:34pm on December 18, 2008, Mike Estes said…
Hi Lee!

Welcome to 48Days.net - glad you are a part of the community! First, thank you for serving our country. My brother-in-law is in the Marines and flies the F18 Hornet. I also have a nephew in the Marines serving in Africa.

If I can be of any assistance, please let me know. While you are looking around, there are a few groups that you might be interested in joining:

Master Plan - Create and implement a strategic blueprint for your biz!
Born To Win In Sales - Need more sales or clients? This is the place for you!
Reinventing Your Business - How to THRIVE in today's economy!

Carpe diem!

Mike
www.borntowin.com
At 5:43pm on December 18, 2008,
Group Leader
Jay Peroni
said…
Lee,
Welcome to the community! I'm glad you joined!

Here' s a gift for you: You can download The Faith-Based Millionaire for free at: (www.jayperoni.com)

Also, check out the following group hosted on 48Days.net:
* Faith-Based Millionaires in the Making (the #1 Group on 48days.net), dedicated to those who want to incorporate their faith into their finances and business! We'd love to have you!


Jay Peroni, CFP
Author of The Faith-Based Millionaire
 
 
 

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