With 2015 quickly coming to a close, we find an endless stream of “how to make 2016 your best business year ever” advice available in print and online. Much of it is usable in many ways; however, it is impossible to launch into a new year without reflecting on the past 12 months. As Ken Hensley, co-founder of the band Uriah Heep, once said, “The past has infinite value if one learns from it.” If a rock musician can gain value from evaluating previous experience, so can […]
According to this article in the Miami Herald, Veterans, who make up about 8 percent of the U.S. population at more than 21 million, are twice as likely to jump into entrepreneurship as civilians. Today, one in 10 small businesses is started by a veteran, and about 20 percent of small business employees work for veteran-owned businesses, according to the Small Business Administration.
Armed with strong leadership and team building skills, military veterans are often drawn to entrepreneurship. Are we doing enough to help them succeed as […]