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MD057: Completing the Mission on behalf the Returning Vets

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You may want to talk about “completing the mission,” whenever you talk about helping returning veterans using makerspace development. Otherwise, economic developers may think you’re talking about building a makerspace dedicated solely to returning veterans. Using makerspace development to help vets, generally, entails developing services that address the five post-Globalism Tests. It means creating an …

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MD055: Announcing the Launch of PVSONow.com

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The discussions about how to use makerspace development to help returning veterans re-enter the business world have intensified significantly. Almost all of the economic developers I’ve spoken to seem very interested helping returning veterans become entrepreneurs. However, most haven’t considered the benefits of using makerspace development as a corner stone in their efforts. They seem …

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MD046: Makerspace Development puts US Vets on Par with Israeli Vets

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There was a special report recently published in the Financial Times that talked about how the Israeli startup scene is driven by returning veterans and has been for years. Why can’t America do the same? The short answer is cost structure. Makerspace Development has the potential change all this for returning veterans. Major innovation hubs …

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MD-33: The Next Mission is Makerspace Development

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For me, the hardest thing about leaving the military was leaving the mission behind. I had one and only one underlying mission. It was keeping the communication up and running. As veterans return home from Afghanistan and Iraq, they will also return to a life without a clearly defined mission. Many will awake each morning …

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