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...]

7 Ways Veterans Can Become Better Negotiators

The military teaches many skills. However the reality is that negotiating is just not one of those skills. Many veterans get out of the military without learning anything about negotiating. Think about it? Did you ever have to negotiate for your salary in the military? Never. The lack of knowledge about negotiating in the civilian world can be problematic to many veterans. Negotiating … [Read more...]

How Veterans Can Find And Leverage Mentors: High Speed Low Drag Podcast

Mentorship. How important is it? Does having a mentor really make a difference? And if you’ve identified that you want and more importantly NEED a mentor how do you go about finding one? These are just a few of the most common questions that have been asked by some of our High Speed Elite members. Of course, we immediately realized that since the topic was a more common concern than we … [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...]

High Speed Low Drag Podcast 10: Chad Grills Entrepreneur and Author of “Future Proof”.

Chad Grills is an army infantry veteran, entrepreneur and the author of “Future Proof”. He is currently finishing his second book entitled “Veterans, Don’t Reintegrate, Rebuild America”. He also just launched collegeornot.org and serves on the board of directors at the non-profit Higher Hour Heroes. Click here to listen to the Stitcher version of the HSLD podcast featuring Chad … [Read more...]

Military Tribes – Connecting Veterans

Seth Godin, in his book “Tribes: We Need You To Lead Us” really gives that word a deeper more profound meaning. It is especially profound because to us, the military is a tribe. Veterans are also a tribe within ourselves. We are a special group that is connected to a leader, connected to one another and connected to an idea. Click here to listen to the iTunes version  of Military … [Read more...]

21 Wildly Successful Vets Living Amazing Lives On Their Own Terms

21 Wildly Successful Vets Living Amazing Lives On Their Own Terms      Grab 1st??? We Have Personal Connection To These Guys....... Jake Hariman (Marine Officer - I served with him) - Nuru International Dre Armeda (Navy Enlisted) & Tony Perez (Marine Corps Enlisted) - Website Security - Sucuri Paul Szoldra - (Navy Enlisted - Met him at NMX in Vegas) - The Duffel … [Read more...]