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Zachary Green is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and the former lieutenant of his local fire department. He founded two successful start-ups MN8 and Velontra.
He is the recipient of several awards including the President of the United States “E” award in Washington DC from President Trump for exporting and Exporter of the Year by the Ohio Small Business Administration. He was named Entrepreneur of the year by Governor John Kasich. Zachary was also selected by the Obama White House as one of 10 entrepreneurs to represent the United States at the Global Entrepreneur Summit.
His life experiences in the US Marine Corps, firefighting service, and as an entrepreneur helped him realize that these careers have a lot in common. They entail risk, struggle, grit, and bravery.
His book, Warrior Entrepreneur, revolves around the science of growth that comes from challenge and adversity. These hardships prepare you for your crucible; the crisis that changes your life’s trajectory. To get a copy of his best-selling book visit: https://www.warriorentrepreneurbook.com.
- Dedication, teamwork, uh, grit, mission accomplishment, those are traits that carry you from your time in the military to being successful in entrepreneurship (03:40)
- This entrepreneurial warrior journey that all of us can learn really comes down to one simple trait, and that is adversity…..it’s the resistance that makes you grow. (05:51)
- There’s a whole chapter in my book specifically about the science of adversity, the sympathetic parasympathetic system, limbic brain, which is that part of your brain that you don’t think about. It just kind of reacts. (08:51)