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13 Leadership Lessons From Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

From the battlefield to the boardroom, these tips are vitally important for success

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This High-Tech Startup's Story Starts in Iraq

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

How Nic Gray turned his experience as a gunner in Operation Iraqi Freedom into a high-tech startup in the developing space of location-based marketing and analytics

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These Veterans Fought al Qaeda. Now They've Started 162,000 New Businesses

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are taking on the daunting, exhilarating challenges of entrepreneurship. These are their stories

5 Extraordinary Veteran Entrepreneurs to Celebrate This Memorial Day

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

After fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq, these entrepreneurs have taken on the challenge of building new businesses

Preparing for Chaos – the Life of a Startup « Steve Blank

Steve Blank

This book may be the Iraq war equivalent of “ Dispatches &# which defined Vietnam for my generation. Both reminded me why National Service would be a very good idea.) Campbell describes how he tried to instill in his troops the proper combat mentality. I’ve paraphrased his speech into the language of a startup. Order Here.

Hacking for Defense Goes National

Steve Blank

This week we are doing what we said we’ll do – scale the class nationally: Hacking for Defense at Georgetown: Began Wednesday, January 11.

Marine who vanished in Iraq gets 2 years in prison

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Marine who vanished a decade ago in Iraq has been sentenced to two years in prison for leaving his post and then fleeing to Lebanon after a brief return to the U.S. RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) — A U.S.

Christine: Dr. Carlos Brown Provides Raw View Into Iraq War

Christine.net

As a comparison, the typical trauma center input in the US is 15patients over 24 hours, but in Iraq you may get 50patients in 15 minutes.

Iraq War veteran sentenced for anti-government plot

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

US Marine gets 2 years in prison for disappearing in Iraq, Lebanon a decade ago

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — US Marine gets 2 years in prison for disappearing in Iraq, Lebanon a decade ago CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP)

Blackwater guards found guilty in Iraq shootings

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal jury returned guilty verdicts for all four former Blackwater security guards charged in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad

Blackwater guards found guilty in Iraq shootings

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four former Blackwater security guards were found guilty Wednesday in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad, and a federal judge ordered them immediately to jail

Blackwater guards found guilty in Iraq shootings

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four former Blackwater security guards were convicted Wednesday in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad, an incident that inflamed anti-American sentiment around the

Blackwater guards found guilty in Iraq shootings

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four former Blackwater security guards were convicted Wednesday in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad, an incident that inflamed anti-American sentiment around the

Hacking for Defense Goes National

Steve Blank

This week we are doing what we said we’ll do – scale the class nationally: Hacking for Defense at Georgetown: Began Wednesday, January 11.

General Stanley McChrystal Says the Best Leaders Are Like Gardeners

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

War veteran and retired General Stanley McChrystal explains why viewing a leader as a gardener helped him in the Iraq theater The model of a leader as a heroic strategist has become antiquated.

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The monkey on our back

deal architect

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton recently wrote in Foreign Policy magazine “As the war in Iraq winds down and America begins to withdraw its forces from Afghanistan, the United States stands at a pivot point. Over the last 10

The 7 Secret Habits of Navy SEALS

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Reflecting on your mistakes, like mine in Iraq, ensured I never repeated them. Here are rules to live by to be your most effective. Be loyal.

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Meet the Veterans Launching Nonprofits to Change the World

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

In March 2011, one of the group''s original members, Clay Hunt , who had been with Wood in Iraq, committed suicide. Today Inc. Marines. itself.

The Innovation Insurgency Gets Educated: Hacking for Defense, Diplomacy, Development, …

Steve Blank

We’re holding our 2 nd Hacking for Defense, Diplomacy,… educators and sponsors class January 17-19 at Georgetown University. The Innovation Insurgency.

The Best Places to Live and Work

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Baghdad, Iraq ranked last among the 223 cities in the survey Vienna and Zurich claimed the top two spots, respectively. city, at No.

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Hacking For Defense In Silicon Valley

Steve Blank

Iraq, Afghanistan and the Army’s Rapid Equipping Force (REF). Lead, follow or get the heck out of the way. In peacetime the U.S. corporations.).

Reblog: VC Cliché of the Week

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Consumer confidence hasn’t been this strong since before the Iraq war. Back in the early days of this blog I had a series called VC Cliche Of The Week. I’m not sure how long I ran it but I did eventually run out of material and phased it out. One of my favorite cliches from Bliss is a rising tide lifts all boats. Who knows?

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3 Tips For Hiring Managers On How To Recruit Veterans

YoungUpstarts

A veteran might tell you that they ‘drove a truck in Iraq’. He received a Purple Heart for his service in Iraq. Learn their language.

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Why I Continue to Serve

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

WOUNDED WARRIOR Halfaker served as the commander of a military police platoon in Iraq.'> June 19, 2004, changed Dawn Halfaker's life.

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The Innovation Insurgency Gets Educated: Hacking for Defense, Diplomacy, Development, …

Steve Blank

We’re holding our 2 nd Hacking for Defense, Diplomacy,… educators and sponsors class January 17-19 at Georgetown University. The Innovation Insurgency.

Iraq bound: Gift-filled shoeboxes to Syrian kids in refugee camps

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

A chilly breeze stirred outside Charlotte Douglas International Airport Friday morning as Samaritan’s Purse President Franklin Graham watched pallets loaded with gifts being loaded onto a Boeing 747-4

And Then They Came for Me …

Both Sides of the Table

Do you think if we bomb the s**t out of oil fields in Iraq and then take their oil we will create more terrorists who hate us or fewer? I agree!

Ex-Marine charged in killings in Iraq is new state vets chief

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

RALEIGH — A former U.S. Marine lieutenant who faced murder charges for shooting two unarmed Iraqis has been named as the new director of the N.C. Division of Veterans Affairs

The Innovation Insurgency Scales – Hacking For Defense (H4D)

Steve Blank

Hacking for Defense is a battle-tested problem-solving methodology that runs at Silicon Valley speed. It was a good three days. Train the Trainers.

Want leaders – look for competence and warmth

The Equity Kicker

It’s unfortunate for him that the Iraq debacle chipped away heavily at both and his legacy isn’t what it might have been.

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The mindset of a good investor

The Equity Kicker

There were two articles on my Twitter list today about the mindset of good investors. No emotions, thorough analysis, and clearly understood reasons.

Chobani Founder Receives Death Threats for Supporting Refugees

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12 Questions Every Leader Should Ask Themselves

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

He has served tours in Iraq, Albania, and Kosovo, amongst others, and is currently deployed in Afghanistan. You want to be in the latter camp.

How Glenn Beck Won the Audience Over at the Upfront Summit

Both Sides of the Table

This is a seriously well written & thoughtful article by @glennbeck - I have to say "hats off" https://t.co/LLfI9iHIJd Please watch.

Soldier killed in ISIS operation identified as Oklahoma man

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

The first American soldier to die in combat against the Islamic State group in Iraq has been identified as a 20-year Army veteran and Oklahoma native who had been deployed 11 times toMULDROW, Okla. —

Episode 5 on Sirius XM Channel 111: Pete Newell, John Kuhn, Matt Weingart, Takashi Tsutsmi and Masato Iino

Steve Blank

During his military career he served in Bosnia, Afghanistan, Iraq, the Arabian peninsula, Egypt, and the Horn of Africa. SiriusXM Radio Show

Why Do Military Veterans Make Such Great Entrepreneurs?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

I first met Joseph Kopser six years ago in Mosul, Iraq. Tim Moshier , who gave their lives in Iraq in 2003 and 2006 traffic nightmare.

Why Tragedy Is Actually Opportunity

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Entrepreneur Dawn Halfaker, who lost her arm fighting in Iraq, talks about how she approached her new circumstances

The Innovation Insurgency Scales – Hacking For Defense (H4D)

Steve Blank

Hacking for Defense is a battle-tested problem-solving methodology that runs at Silicon Valley speed. It was a good three days. Train the Trainers.