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Lee Flint commented on Kevin Odlum's group 48 Days for Military Veterans
"Confidence and readiness to act are some of the best traits of military veterans in the civilian workforce. But these can also be a double-edged sword. Always be aware of your limitations, constraints and restraints (what must I not do, what must I…"
Jul 15
Lee Flint replied to Mitch Kriegh's discussion Who here knows about Vetrepreneur Magazine or the Farmer Veterans Coalition? in the group 48 Days for Military Veterans
"Thanks for sharing the resource!"
Jul 7
P.J. DePalma left a comment for Lee Flint
"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…"
Jul 4
Lee Flint commented on Kevin Odlum's group 48 Days for Military Veterans
"Our group is growing! Welcome to the new members--and consider posting a new discussion topic. Are you looking a job or launching a new venture?"
Jul 4
Lee Flint commented on Kevin Odlum's group 48 Days for Military Veterans
"Transitioning military members can get a one year subscription to LinkedIn premium services for free! Send me a note if you want to learn more."
Jun 28
Lee Flint posted a status
"I'm taking stock of my personal life and my professional achievements to set a vector for the future."
Jun 28
Lee Flint commented on Kevin Odlum's group 48 Days for Military Veterans
"Frank Gustafson, host of the "Lead Like A Marine" podcast, is offering a limited time, limited number of free coaching sessions for military members within 6 months of their transition to civilian life. If you're interested go to his…"
Jun 23
Lee Flint replied to Tom Golebiewski's discussion Should I : quit? get busy? take a break? get counseling? a divorce?
"Tom, are you willing to share an update? I remember when Dan mentioned your question on his Podcast and was wondering how you were doing. Lee"
Jun 15

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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?
USAF Military Officer transitioning to my next career
And then...what is your goal/dream for your work life?
I'd like to stay connected to aviation but spend more time with my family.
How about your personal life? Any specific goals or achievements or dreams you are pursuing (or want to pursue)?
I'm mission focused, so most of my life revolves around my current mission.
Do you have a website presence anywhere?
More than one website?
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.

"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 will be extremely difficult for me to leave the military. When I do leave, I'll be looking to either join or start an organization devoted to similar tasks, to provide service where service is difficult to get, to provide a product that is hard to deliver, and work with individuals who are motivated more by the mission than by the pay and benefits.

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Multiple lines of effort to support one objective

Posted on February 16, 2014 at 7:07am 2 Comments

"Keep it simple." That's what we say, right? Whether we're launching a new business or putting together a military campaign one of the keys to success is a clear understanding of the overall objective.

The complexity comes in when we have multiple lines of effort involved. Let's think about our marketing effort for our new coaching offering. The objective is to add 5 new coaching clients in the next 90 days. Do meet this objective we use three different lines of effort.

1.… Continue

Give Incredible Service, Receive Appropriate Compensation

Posted on February 7, 2014 at 6:11am 0 Comments

Yesterday I introduced my business idea of providing military members a temporary professional home while they work through their transition. Retiring and separating military members provide blog inputs, coaching, mentoring, training, and additional services (as their schedule allows) in return for employment verification, marketing and billing assistance, and the professional network that we establish. Today I am thinking about how this will provide profits for the…


Genesis of ideas

Posted on February 6, 2014 at 6:45am 1 Comment

Joining the Mastermind Revolution has generated a ton of new ideas in my mind as I prepare for my transition from military service to civilian life. Another idea machine has been my participation in groups on 48Days.net and LinkedIn. One such idea was to create a company that hires transitioning military members to do consulting work while they are looking for their dream job. The idea is that people are more likely to be hired while they are working. So many military veterans hope to take…


Veteran's Mastermind Group Launch

Posted on January 20, 2014 at 8:27am 1 Comment

I've been so impressed with the support the 48 Days community has poured out to our just-announced Veteran's Mastermind Group. The group will meet once each week beginning in February. We have great presenters and time to discuss our personal challenges, questions, and tasks. If you're a military veteran and not already a member of the 48 Days Veteran's Group consider participating!

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


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…


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…



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 :)



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.

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!

At 5:43pm on December 18, 2008,
Group Leader
Jay Peroni
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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