Many women in the military feel they have to prove they are “worthy” to serve; and the men just have to show up! If you served our country, you did prove a great deal; you are trustworthy, dependable, and have leadership qualities that transfer to business entrepreneurship in “the real world.”
The most important and strategically useful benefit of membership in the VOBRT (Veteran Owned Business Round Table) is networking, and there are two ways to network that will improve your chances of signing a government or corporate contract. Mentors, corporate members, and your fellow VOB peers want to help you succeed; the most important reason why VOB’s join the VOBRT. Those networking connections are invaluable. Here’s why:
Key to the success of veteran owned businesses (VOB) is their determination to transfer their battlefield experience and success to the boardroom and beyond. VOBRT’s highly skilled team of mentors provide participants with the training needed to excel in business. Each mentoring step is a training tool and building block that is carefully calibrated for maximum effectiveness.
Think of government contracts and resources as a vast pool of job opportunities that are just out of reach. Then there’s you and your company, reaching for those jobs, but not quite able to grasp them. What if a funnel channeled some of those prospects to you? That’s what the new 2017 VOBRT (Veteran Owned Business Round Table) leadership wants to be: The tool that routes your company to those job possibilities and directs the flow of government and corporate contracts to you.