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Drop and Give Me 20

The military community is full of successful business owners, managers, and leaders across all industries, military and civilian. Time to show them off and learn from their experiences! Hear stories of active duty members, military spouses, and veterans as host Lindsey Germono shines a spotlight on their challenges, triumphs, and the insights learned through determination and best business practices. Join Lindsey and guests in insightful discussions of what it takes to be a leading military entrepreneur.
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Jul 15, 2017

In this episode of Drop and Give Me 20, Lindsey interviews Esther Avant, a Nutrition Coach, a Personal Trainer and the owner of Esther Avant Wellness Coaching.
Esther talks about how she overcame the struggles of having a virtual business as a military spouse. She also shares her ways of bringing in new clients.

Important topics they discuss:

  • [01:14] About Wellness Coaching
  • [02:39] Esther’s struggles to overcome in the business
  • [06:04] Advice to other military spouse business owners/entrepreneurs
  • [09:29] Esther’s role model
  • [09:55] One thing Esther’s clients struggle with
  • [10:47] Esther’s business five years from now
  • [12:02] Bringing in new clients

 

Quote:

“You didn’t graduate college and end up a CEO. You had to show up everyday and put in to work and overtime you got to where you wanted to be… and it’s the same thing with business.” - Esther Avant

Social:
Esther Avant
Esther Avant Wellness Coaching Facebook 
Esther's Instagram
Esther's Twitter
Live Diet Free Facebook group

Jul 1, 2017

In this episode of Drop and Give Me 20, Lindsey interviews Jean South who spent 9 years as a FBI Special Agent and is now the CEO of Hire Served.  Hire Served helps military-passionate employers in recruiting, hiring and on-boarding top veteran talents.

Jean talks about the challenges of being a CEO. She also shares her life as an entrepreneur and a military spouse.

Important topics they discuss:

  • [01:01] Jean’s backstory
  • [02:50] Hire Served services
  • [03:33] Defining their industry
  • [04:08] How they compete in a crowded industry
  • [06:13] The challenges of entrepreneurship
  • [09:17] Managing as a CEO
  • [11:30] A day in a life of an entrepreneur
  • [17:10] Fun Fact about Jean South

 

Quote:

“… I never really recognized that that’s the role of the CEO - to be the expert at the vision.” -Jean South

Social:
Hire Served
Hire Served's Twitter
Hire Served's Facebook Page
Hire Served's Instagram
Jean South's Youtube Channel

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