The Number 1 Reason Veterans Fail | What You Can Do to Avoid The Path to Failure

A good number of veterans fail in life after signing out of the military and coming home. That is a sad yet undeniable fact. Why do you think this is? Is it the lack of money? The lack of time? The lack of skills? The truth may surprise you - because it is none of these reasons! The number one reason that veterans fail is because of their mindset. Veterans come out of the … [Read more...]

13 Veteran Advantages | What Veterans Can Use To Get Ahead In The Civilian World

Every single person has an advantage over those around him. Veterans are of no exception. In fact, call us biased at High Speed Low Drag but we truly believe that because of the many skills garnered in the military, veterans end up walking away with an upper edge over many civilians. So why do many veterans fail? Why do veterans limit themselves? This is partly because so many do not … [Read more...]

How To Build Standard Operating Procedures Into Your Business | High Speed Low Drag Podcast 36

SOPs. What do YOU think about when you hear that word? For most people, SOPs or Standard Operating Procedures are all about checklists and systems- basically just about the most boring stuff known to a businessman. However, we here at High Speed Low Drag happen to think systems are sexy! Why are they sexy? Systems are sexy because they are effective at streamlining your life and how … [Read more...]

High Speed Low Drag Podcast Transcript | Four Things Veterans Need To Do To Build A Business

Tom: Hey, everyone. Tom Morkes here with Antonio Centeno from the High Speed Low Drag podcast. We wanted to welcome you guys back to another episode. Today we want to focus primarily on some questions that we’ve gotten from a recent live event that John, Antonio and I presented just last week and we’ll be doing another one this week. But it’s questions that we got from the audience after … [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...]

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...]

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...]

Three Steps Veterans Can Take If They Don’t Know What To Do

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...]

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...]