Anna Wilds’ breadth of experience in both the military and the corporate worlds can help you consider possibilities for your own second or third career.
Anna Wilds joined the Air Force just shy of her 29th birthday, serving in health services. She did a few steps in reverse, working in corporate America and getting an MBA before entering the service. We’ll learn how it all worked out for her! Anna has been a successful franchise advisor for the last 19 years. Her breadth of experience and education can help you consider possibilities you might not have thought possible!
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02:15: Anna describes her journey leading up to joining the military at age 28
04:43: Anna got into the Air Force in the business side of health services management area and had the opportunity to travel abroad
08:35: Anna advises that when transitioning from the military to first get a job, obtain experience and lay down some roots before moving to entrepreneurship
12:00: Anna’s decision to live close to her parents after leaving the military and pursue the entrepreneur route
14:19: Anna describes the transition process from a military career to non-military and applying for disability
18:20: Anna’s connections to several veterans’ groups
20:07: Anna provides free advice to those seeking to consider becoming a franchisee
23:20: What Anna loves about her post-military life
24:40: Gene’s business tip: No matter what line of business you’re in, you need to understand where the funding comes from that fund your contracts
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