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The Apple founder left a huge mark on the world, and without his brains, vision and attitude, it would be a different place. From iconic moments li... Read more »

7 Things Every Entrepreneur Should Do Before 7 a.m.

Entrepreneurs are a unique breed of people. They do things their way and are known for their almost obsessive attraction to habits. But, there's a goo... Read more »

Prison dogs and inmates are changing veterans' lives

Nonprofit organization, America's VetDogs (AVD), is working with inmates across the country to help train service animals for wounded military veteran... Read more »

5 ways veterans can turn military skills into entrepreneurial success

About 200,000 people transition out of military service annually, and according to the Institute for Veterans and Military Families, close to half fin... Read more »

Want to be happy and successful? Try compassion

Looking for a way to be happier? Are you seeking deeper connections with friends or looking for more friends? Want to relate better to your co-workers... Read more »

How rescued birds are helping veterans heal

Many veterans are now turning to birds as therapy or emotional support animals thanks to Parrots for Patriots, a program that pairs abandoned birds wi... Read more »

A connection between PTSD and Combat Blast Exposure

There has been some amazing evidence that exposure to blast waves from IEDs to gunfire to other artillery rounds injure the brain in ways that are not... Read more »

Disabled Army veteran and illegal immigrant tells his story of having to hide in the US

David (his last name withheld for his protection, served voluntarily in Vietnam for the US. He was, however also in the US illegally. His family moved... Read more »

One Veteran's story of finding his passion after transition

It can be hard to find meaning after you serve in the military. Finding a new passion and purpose is one of the main ways to bounce back from PTSD.... Read more »

Can a blood test reveal PTSD in Veterans?

Researchers at the University of North Carolina are decoding blood samples taken from recent trauma victims at civilian emergency rooms. They're seque... Read more »

How to Grow Your Startup on a $0 Marketing Budget

Metrics that impress investors and other founders don't matter. You need to focus on the metrics that actually help you run your business and make sur... Read more »

Opioid abuse leads to higher suicide rates in Veterans

There is an opiate abuse problem in our country right now, but it's hitting our Veterans harder than it is civilians. And a new study is proving it.... Read more »

The stigma that stops Veterans from seeking help

What discourages veterans from seeking treatment for post-traumatic stress? PBS offers a series called War on the Brain  to begin to answer that. S... Read more »

A non-tech entrepreneur gives you his process for launching a product, asap

You have ideas and feel entrepreneurship is your calling but you have no techie side at all. What do you do? Simple. Follow startup wild man Ben Tosse... Read more »

Giving women in the military better access to healthcare

Women Veterans often feel like they don't belong either in the military or out of the military in VA medical Centers. Army reserve and combat Veter... Read more »

Sample resume for a Service member transitioning to civilian workforce

Coming home once leaving Service can be tough for many. Here's a sample resume for a Marine seeking a civilian job in law enforcement. Click the SO... Read more »

American Humane Society rolls out new program to train service dogs for Veterans

The country's first national humane organization announced plans to build a center for training shelter dogs for service to Veterans with PTSD and oth... Read more »

VIDEOS: Four Veterans tell their PTSD story.

PBS recently interviewed four military Veterans capturing their individual stories of struggle with Post Traumatic Stress. This fascinating look at ho... Read more »

Two suicide attempts later, this Veteran walks his way to recovery

Many American's have no idea that we lose 20+ Veterans to suicide every day. And after his own struggles, Ernesto Rodriguez is stepping up. He is w... Read more »

Veterans, here are your best bets for colleges in 2017

Looking for a college that truly supports you as a Veteran? These schools go out of their way to help. The Military Times sent out a 150-question surv... Read more »

GI Bill processing delays affect 11,000+

Many Veterans take advantage of the GI Bill to pursue their education after they leave military service. However, you can't pay your tuition bills if... Read more »

GI Bill processing delays affect 11,000+

Many Veterans take advantage of the GI Bill to pursue their education after they leave military service. However, you can't pay your tuition bills if... Read more »

Veterans of Foreign War survey says: Fix the VA instead of outsourcing healthcare

An overwhelming number of Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) members prefer fixing Veterans Affairs medical services to establishing a new private-care ba... Read more »

Former female Service member captures photos in her "Women of the U.S. Military" project

Female warriors are often under-represented in the stories and fanfare of celebrating those who serve and have served in the military. After 12 yea... Read more »

More than a quarter of calls to the VA crisis line go to backup lines

Ongoing problems at the VA call center cause more than 1/4 of all calls to be redirected to other emergency response services call centers. Those b... Read more »

Counterintuitive ways to drive leads and sales

Rather than focusing on short-term tactics, a leader at a successful startup took a long-term approach that increased leads and close rate by as much... Read more »

Top 10 online bookclubs for entrepreneurs

Wait, before you roll your eyes, online bookclubs for entrepreneurs really can have a huge impact on your success. Online book clubs encourage read... Read more »

How to Design a Sticky Product Experience

Real product stickiness means that you don't have to bug users for their attention. They come back to you on their own. Feature bloat is the enemy of... Read more »

High school students make mini-documentaries about military Veterans

Students at a Corona Del Mar High in California come together with servicemen and servicewomen to tell the Veterans' stories in mini, documentary-like... Read more »

Indiana Veterans hoping healing brain injury treatment will be covered by insurance

Traumatic brain Injury is a serious injury that's hard to diagnose but even harder to treat. However there is an alternative treatment called HBOT (Hy... Read more »

Veterans speak out against cutting National Arts budget

Recently funding cuts have been proposed for the National Endowment for the Arts. Those cuts would negatively affect Veterans who are prescribed art t... Read more »

9 things that cause good employees to quit

If you're a business owner, you know that your employees are your assets. Understanding how to keep them productive and happy, matters. Few things are... Read more »

Senators in Maine rally for free national park access for wounded Veterans

The Wounded Veterans Recreation Act aims to give any military Veteran with a service-connected disability a free, all-access park pass to any National... Read more »

Veteran with Post Traumatic Stress killed by police, family sues

On March 9, 2015, a police officer responded to reports of a suspicious person knocking on doors and crawling on the ground at an apartment complex ju... Read more »

Homeless Veteran "camp" forced off State property in Arizona

The Arizona DOT recently forced a homeless veterans' camp to relocate since the camp was on state-owned property. Jeff Kagan, Veterans on Patrol re... Read more »

Does a Product Manager at a High Growth Technology Startup Need To Be Technical?

Mike Belsito of Product Collective researches whether high-growth technology startups value technical backgrounds when hiring Product Managers. Do... Read more »

Government of Canada details enhanced support for Veterans and their families

The Canadian government is rolling out a comprehensive package that will recognize the important role of caregivers, help more families, support mental health and pay for the education and training Veterans need to find the work they want in their po... Read more »

Raising seed funding: What you need to know

Seed funding, while often is gathered from family and friends, can also be raised from investors who buy into your idea and your plan. These insights... Read more »

Suicide toll reveals how system failed Canada's soldiers and veterans

At least 70 soldiers and vets died by suicide after serving on the Afghanistan mission - a growing cohort excluded from official accounts. Dozens of f... Read more »

One Veteran uses photography to manage his Post Traumatic Stress

Michael McCoy did two tours in Iraq. He also experienced a stay at Walter Reed Army Hospital. Until that moment, photography had been a hobby of sorts... Read more »

The Only Thing You Need to Get Good At

You should be dedicated to your company, but you should never get attached. Too many founders are on an emotional rollercoaster with their companie... Read more »

New budget aims to give veterans better access to education, job market and health care

With the release of the 2017 federal budget, the deputy minister of Veteran Affairs is looking forward to implementing measures to better take care of... Read more »

Starbuck's plans to hire 15,000 more military Veterans and spouses by 2025

Already hitting their goal of hiring 10,000 Veterans that was set in 2013, Starbuck's now plans to hire 15,000 moreVeterans and military spouses by 20... Read more »

Navy Veteran takes his own life right before a fundraising event to help Veterans with Post Traumatic Stress

A benefit in Kansas City to take place March 24th, 2017, was not cancelled even though one of the organizers, Veteran Ben Kelley, tragically took his... Read more »

First double-amputee police officer sworn in--and he's a military Veteran.

Lance Cpl. Matias Ferreira was leading a mission in Afghanistan. A machine gunner, he jumped from a rooftop to get some supplies. However what he didn... Read more »

Another consequence of 15 years of war? Child abuse on the rise in military families.

The Pentagon has struggled to deal with a little-noticed cascade of child abuse and neglect cases in military families in the years since America went... Read more »

Are social ventures right for venture capital?

As a social mission entrepreneur you might be asking yourself: Should I be funding from impact investors or venture capitalists? And while many VCs... Read more »

Neurologist has proof Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) works for Veterans with traumatic brain injury.

U.S. Army veteran Chris Liby says hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) saved his life after surviving an IED explosion while he was deployed to the Middle... Read more »

There might soon be legislation against pretending your pet is a service animal in Massachusetts

Hard to believe but there are many people who go online and order a service dog/animal ID kit even though their pet is not needed for any disability.... Read more »

INSPIRATION: Little girl rescued by Air Force veteran in 2005 asks her "hero" to JROTC ball 12 years later

You never forget kindness. Especially when it also saves your young life. In 2005, Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast and killed nearly 2000... Read more »

How to write a business plan. (Easy steps to success)

Step 1. You have to write a solid business plan to even think about starting and running a successful business. The plan becomes a living document... Read more »

Why most Venture-backed companies fail

According to Harvard Business School's Shikar Ghosh, 75% of startups never return cash to investors and 40% end up losing all of investors' money.... Read more »

Can Virtual Reality help Veterans with trauma?

Virtual Reality (VR) isn't just for gamers any more. Dr. Skip Rizzo directs the Medical Virtual Reality Lab at the University of Southern Californi... Read more »

How To Make Sure Your Fundraising Pitches Land

The prospect of big investor backing is exciting and glamorous. But beneath that shiny veneer are steep expectations that most startups aren't prepare... Read more »

Dying father of Veteran who took his life makes last effort to raise awareness with 600 flags

Howard Berry is dying of cancer. He's stopped all treatment. His life seems less important after he lost his son, U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Joshua Berry, t... Read more »

Veteran goes from living in car to graduating from college

Zack Cleghorn came back from deployment four years ago and transitioned to civilian life. He tried to hold a job but he suffered with depression and P... Read more »