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5 Traits Shared by Military Veterans and Small Business Owners


As a small business owner, you’re all in from the beginning. Your time, energy and focus make things happen. Veterans have five distinct qualities or values that carry over naturally from the military to life as a civilian and especially as a business owner.

1. Discipline
If everyone on earth had the same level of discipline as a Military Veteran, we’d all be small business owners. Well, maybe not, but you know what we mean. Running a business is much different than having a job. It requires constant attention, energy and focus in order for it to grow. Discipline is an essential ingredient to any healthy business.

2. Dedication
Dedication and discipline go in today’s business leaders. Your dedication will show in the work you perform and the loyalty of your customers.

3. Pride
Pride is the by-product of good work. When it comes to being a business owner, pride shows, and shows well, which is why it should come natural. Pride will shine through in the work performed on a daily basis, how you treat your customers and how they treat you in return. Small business owners have a deep sense of pride, not only in their work, but their culture and way of life.

4. Courage
There is a common thread amongst small business owners, entrepreneurs and Military Veterans everywhere, and that’s courage. It all starts with a single decision, which is often brought on by either a life event or the burning desire to own a business. Courage is mandatory if you plan to realize the dream of becoming a business owner.

5. Unity
Many small business owners are deeply involved in their communities. Small businesses from all industries across the country employ people from the community and support local charities as well. They stick together to help unify the communities in which they live, work and play. It’s important to stick together to help support your community. This works both ways.

If you’re a transitioning Military Veteran looking for an opportunity to start your own business, look no further.

Check out some of the nation’s top sites to help Military Veterans find their next career:

Recruit Military:

From Recruit Military: “Recruit Military the top full-service military-to-civilian recruiting firm in the United States. We use online and offline products to connect employers, franchisors, and educational institutions with men and women who are transitioning from active duty to civilian life, veterans who already have civilian work experience, members of the National Guard and reserve forces, and military spouses. We serve veterans of all ranks, rates, and branches of the armed forces, and our services are free to all men and women who have a military background.”

G.I. Jobs:

From G.I. Jobs: “Our mission is to simplify the military transition experience using education and employment tools and resources to guide you to a successful career.”


From MilitaryHire: “MilitaryHire has jobs for veterans across the U.S. and around the world. We have tens of thousands of jobs with hundreds of veteran friendly companies. Each MilitaryHire company is eager to hire vets and has chosen to list their jobs on MilitaryHire to meet that goal. All you have to do to is sign up to search our vast database of jobs for veterans.”

Hire Heroes USA:

From Hire Heroes USA: “Hire Heroes USA (Hire Heroes) is dedicated to creating job opportunities for US military veterans and their spouses through personalized employment training and corporate engagement. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, Hire Heroes USA’s services are provided at no cost to the veteran. We empower transitioning service members, veterans and their spouses by building the confidence and skills necessary to seek civilian employment through our free, individualized career coaching and workshops. We collaborate with military leaders and transition coordinators to spread awareness of and increase access to our services. We partner with more than 200 veteran friendly companies to offer relevant and up-to-date job postings on the Hire Heroes USA Job Board.”

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