Archives for October 2014

Interview With Tony Mendoza | Producer and Filmmaker | High Speed Low Drag Podcast

High Speed Low Drag’s guest for today is no other than Tony Mendoza. Tony is an active duty member of the Nevada Army National Guard. He is also a digital content producer in Las Vegas who shot his first feature film after returning from Afghanistan in 2010. Tony’s goal is to teach film production full time after retiring from the service. With that introduction out of the way, let’s learn … [Read more...]

How To Name Your Veteran Owned Business (And What To Avoid) | High Speed Low Drag Podcast

What’s in a name? Shakespeare said it and now we are too! If you’re a veteran, do you have an idea as to what should go into a good business name for a business that may potentially be geared towards other veterans? Obviously this podcast is dedicated to the topic of naming your business. How should YOU approach that topic? Names Don’t Matter If we were to ask Seth Godin, he would … [Read more...]

Michael Molinski | USMC Photographer and Graphic Designer | HSLD Podcast

Michael Molinski worked as a photographer and graphic designer for United States Marine Corps out of high school. After his service he moved home to settle down and build his portfolio. In 2009 Michael used his wedding gift money to open a full time studio.  He also started a blog called 49coloumbia.com Since then business has been booming!   HSLD: Besides the little background … [Read more...]

How Veterans Can Rapidly Turn An Idea Into A Business | High Speed Low Drag Podcast

Have you ever had those moments when you feel like you’ve suddenly come up with a great idea that could translate into a really great business? Hardly anyone is a stranger to that. When inspiration strikes anyone can think up a great idea! The strange thing though is despite the abundance of great ideas there aren’t enough businesses that are birthed from them. Why do you think this is … [Read more...]

Robert Longley | Creator Of The First Online Cruise Travel Agency | High Speed Low Drag Podcast

Robert Longley spent 8 years as an Air Force Intelligence Officer. He has gone on to start the First Online Cruise Travel Agency and other entrepreneurial initiatives. Robert has spent most of his career in IT project management and specializes in case management systems for social services. HSLD: Besides the little background that we’ve given about you, could you tell us a little more about … [Read more...]

Carl Churchill Co-Founder and Chief Coffee Officer of Lock N Load Java | High Speed Low Drag Podcast

Carl Churchill is Co-Founder and Chief Coffee Officer of Lock N Load Java. The company is a retailer of premium coffee to consumers. They deliver coffee with free shipping options directly to your front door and every bag bought sends a cup of coffee to a deployed service member. HSLD: Besides the little background that we’ve given about you, could you tell us a little more about … [Read more...]

How Veterans Can Build And Lead A Tribe | High Speed Low Drag Podcast

Author Seth Godin in his book defines a Tribe as a a group of people connected through a common interest and have the ability to communicate. All veterans are already part of a tribe the military and their branch of service, but the question is: How do we leverage the power of the tribe in the civilian world? Read on to find out. Questions are always coming in from members of the High … [Read more...]

Richard Rierson | Host of Dose of Leadership and Courageous Leadership Podcast | High Speed Low Drag Podcast

High Speed Low Drag is a podcast in itself but that doesn’t mean that we don’t pay attention to other worthy podcasts out there. Two amazing ones- Dose Leadership and Courageous leadership are actually run by veteran Richard Rierson. Listen to what he has to say in this episode of High Speed Low Drag. As previously mentioned, Richard Rierson is the host of Dose Leadership and Courageous … [Read more...]

Three Steps Veterans Can Take If They Don’t Know What To Do | High Speed Low Drag Podcast

Are you an expert at everything? We didn’t think so. Neither are we. This is why it is only normal and natural to have those moments when you have no idea what to do. The main question that needs to be asked is this: “What do you do if you don’t know what to do?”  This will be today’s discussion as every veteran out there may have experienced moments of helplessness at not knowing what to … [Read more...]

The Perfect Business Card | What Veterans Should Take Note Of When Creating Their Business Card

Business cards can be unfamiliar territory for many guys just leaving the service. A lot of guys have never probably even owned a business card in their lives. Perhaps the closest thing many veterans will have to business cards are calling cards. In my opinion calling cards are pretty darn smart! Calling cards in the military were originally used to introduce military men to new generals … [Read more...]