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The Advantages and Benefits of Supporting a Veteran Owned Business

July 14, 2017

The Advantages and Benefits of Supporting a Veteran Owned Business

Here in the United States of America, there are many veteran owned businesses that does not only make great profit but also make great difference not only for the lives of other veterans but also to civilians as well. As a result, it is not only the veterans who benefits from these veteran owned businesses but also the people who supports them. 

In our nation, it is also a fact that we have not always been quite so openly supportive of those who have served. But for the last generation or so, we have certainly paid our respects. Technology and the popularity of the social media played a great part in this. Modern social media showed us the importance of supporting veteran owned businesses, not only as a sign of respect for those who served but also the great benefits and advantages that it can offer to both veterans and civilians alike.

Here are some advantages and benefits on why we should support veteran owned businesses.

  1. Veterans Support Other Veterans

It is a common knowledge that veterans support each other. The hardships and sacrifices that they experienced when they were still in service is the bond that glues them together. Supporting veteran owned business is just a simple way to say thank you and show respect to the owner for the service that he or she had given this country. It is also a way for us to help support the local economy.

  1. Veterans Provide an Exceptional Level of Service

Veteran business owners are exceptional in providing service. The reason is because of the training and experiences that these veterans received while they were still in service. Veteran owned businesses also supports the community through donations, charity works, and special events. But the most important reason why it is essential to support veteran owned businesses is that it creates job opportunities for the community.

  1. Veterans are Great Entrepreneurs

The training that the veterans received during their days in the military is the main reason why many consider a veteran to be a great entrepreneur. Their military training that they went through is very useful when managing a business is concerned. It helps them overcome any challenges that comes their way as well as help them succeed in any business that they come up with. According to the Fire and Adjust website, there are 10 reason that makes a veteran great entrepreneurs. These are:

  • Confidence
  • Self Motivation
  • Discipline
  • Listening Skills
  • Determination
  • Leadership
  • Risk Management
  • Stress Management
  • Teamwork
  • Focus
  1. It Channels the Desire of Veterans to Continue Serving their Country

Compared to civilians, veterans are more likely to volunteer to give back and to serve. By supporting veteran owned businesses, we can help the owners tap into that desire and successfully channel their energy into the business environment. This will enable them to gain sustainable profit while serving and giving back a number of ways to the community. The success of a veteran owned business can impact people in a lot of ways. It doesn't only help the communities economy but most importantly it helps the veteran find purpose after his life in the military is over.

In short, a properly supported veteran business owner can make great  profit while also making a big difference.


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