Championship Thinking in Sports

Jim Meier

Championship Thinking in Sports – Why Hire a Veteran

We should thank, honor and salute all military personnel-active duty and veterans. We should also hire veterans. Sadly, in my work and travel, I hear stories where employers shy away from them. It doesn’t make sense. This show with guest, Jason Bousquet*, provides 10 core reasons to hire veterans with emphasis on these four: 1) Leadership, 2) Team player, 3) Performance under pressure, and 4) Discipline. These are also traits that separate athletes from being average, to good, to better, to superior. Yes, there are many solid links between developing military and athletic skills. Tune in to deepen your knowledge.

*Jason is a leader within the Nebraska Business Development Center (NBDC) team. The Center’s mission is to make all small businesses better. He oversees The NBDC Veterans Assistance and Services Program (VASP) which works with military personnel in starting and growing a business. Jason served on active duty in the U.S. Air Force for 11 years before transitioning to the Air Force Reserves where he is a major assigned to U.S. Strategic Command Global Strike.