Bill Nowicki | Veteran’s Podcast Network Coach | High Speed Low Drag Podcast

Bill was a stuck 50-something engineer working in the commercial nuclear power industry. He decided to find his voice through podcasting by interviewing fellow submarine veterans. Now Bill helps others tell their story and find their voice through coaching in a veteran’s podcast network. HSLD: Besides the little background that we’ve given about you, could you tell us a little more about … [Read more...]

Courage After Fire | Guest Post By H. Scott Dalton Of Courage-Counts.com

This is a guest post by H. Scott Dalton.  He spent twelve years as an officer in the U.S. Army and Texas Army National Guard, including a tour of duty in Iraq in 2005.  He writes about courage at courage-counts.com.   You have already shown you’ve got plenty of courage but what does that look like when you hang up your uniform? Coming home from combat is a tough transition. Going … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

Akshay Nanavati, Author of “The Other Side of Fear” – High Speed Low Drag Podcast

This High Speed Low Drag Podcast features an interview with Akshay Nanavati. Akshay is a Marine Corp veteran, adventurer and author of the upcoming book “The Other Side of Fear”. Akshay is on a mission to run in every country in the world but at the same time he also runs a location-independent business at Existing2living.com where he teaches the neuroscience and psychology of how to design … [Read more...]

The 2 Most Effective Ways That Veterans Can Market Themselves In The Civilian World: High Speed Low Drag Podcast

Snipers And Shotguns Now those two words would not necessarily be connected to marketing oneself, but here in HSLD, we know that these are two words that many if not most of our military peers can relate to. Besides being weapons and artillery, snipers and shotguns are an excellent way to describe what you really want to be and do in life. Click here to listen to the 2 Most Effective Ways … [Read more...]

Four Things Veterans Need To Do To Build A Business

The focus on today’s post will be on a few questions that the High Speed Low Drag group got on a recent live event. After presenting on the topic of transition success and how to succeed financially in the civilian world, we were bombarded with so many questions on the topic. The main thing that everyone pretty much wanted to know were the specific things that veterans needed to do in order … [Read more...]

Pink Slips And Military Downsizing: How to Prepare In Case You Get The Boot

The recent news tell of downsizing in the army. Even if it is just the army (for now), we feel that this is a topic worth discussing. As everything is starting to wind down it is only natural that downsizing happens in the military. Pink Slips are being given to thousands of military soldiers who have just served from Afghanistan. This will mean that there will be about 70,000 men and … [Read more...]