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The Ambitious VET Show

Apr 7, 2023

When you chase things with the wrong motives, the end result has a funny way of teaching you something. Especially when it ends in devasting failure. Chris Pavlak attended law school for all the wrong reasons, though he wouldn’t realize this until years after he repeatedly failed the Bar exam. Versus allowing the...

Mar 1, 2023

In this episode, I dive into the trenches with four veteran entrepreneurs based in the Dallas, Texas area who were accepted in the most recent cohort of Bunker Lab's Veteran in Residence Program, sponsored by USAA, WeWork, and Pilot/Flying J. These entrepreneurs share their backgrounds, what they learned...

Feb 22, 2023

How do you find that internal compass to guide yourself from where you are to who you want to become post-military? In this episode, PJ Maykish unpackages his four pillars to living a strong post-military life. 

Impactful moments in the show: 

4:00MM: PJ’s background 

8:00MM: How he found passion in tech and its...

Feb 8, 2023

For many military spouses, moving overseas and trying to find employment can be almost impossible. The consequences of not finding employment negatively impact employment history gaps and long-term retirement plans for the whole family. In this episode, Kasie Valenti, Army veteran, military spouse, and Founder and CEO...

Feb 2, 2023

When we get out of the military we can forget how to make friends, develop, and nurture those relationships. In this episode, Travis Johnson shares his relationship-building best practices, how to build a solid personal brand, and his podcasting journey to becoming one of the top veteran podcasters in the community.