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Why Military Veterans Make Great Entrepreneurs

Why Military Veterans Make Great Entrepreneurs

Posted by cmc on 22nd Apr 2016


When you have prepared for combat, you are more than prepared to take on the business battlefield.

Huffington Post conducted an interview with Kevin O'Leary "Mr. Wonderful" on Why Military Veterans Making Great Entrepreneurs. Our very own Eli Crane was at the center of this interview, taking the lead into the three things entrepreneurs can learn from being a part of military service. 

1) The importance of team building

2) How to focus on mission planning

3) Developing your skills as a leader

Kevin O'Leary, who has invested in a number of veteran-owned businesses, says that military training emphasizes many of the same traits that make great entrepreneurs. "Specifically, military veterans have the three Ds: desire, drive and determination", says O'Leary, who likens business to being -- in its own way -- a battlefield. "In my experience," he says, "entrepreneurs who are in the military or have been in the past are able to problem solve their way through the business battle field with much more ease than most."

The entire article can be viewed on the The Huffington Post