There’s no ignoring the name, “Never Fucking Quit” (NFQ). The moniker not only defines the premium fitness apparel brand’s mentality, but also the attitude of the Air Force veteran at its helm.
We talked to Zach Iscol about his background and various endeavors over the years. He shared candid advice about how to translate military experience to success, no matter the chosen path.
After he separated from the Air Force and gaining 14 more years of experience managing operations, recruiting, and safety for transportation companies, Johnson found himself inching closer to his dream of being an entrepreneur, thanks to Amazon’s Delivery Service Partner (DSP) Program.
In February 2020, when former Army Capt. Joe Quinn began to hear about a new virus dubbed COVID-19, that could lead to a global pandemic, he went shopping. Never mind stocking up on toilet paper or hand sanitizer; Quinn was after a bigger purchase — a bulk order of beef from a meat processor.
When you think about leaders in your industry, what goes through your mind?
If you’re anything like most people, you probably look up to them, respect the hard work they’ve put in, and admire the knowledge they’ve earned. And if we’re being completely honest, you probably dream about having that status yourself — for your ego and because being a leader helps you get more media coverage, attract more clients, and earn more money.
A Navy veteran is teaching others how to stop waiting for permission to pursue their dreams. Former naval officer Todd Connor knows what it means to hustle. He’s the CEO of Bunker Labs, co-founder of The Collective Academy, and runs a B&B with his husband.
On any given weekday, you can find Army Sgt. Keyon Dunston at Fort Drum as a motor transport operator. But when he goes home and peels off his uniform, his life is much different from the average active-duty soldier. Dunston is a verified artist on Spotify with a Billboard platinum single and over 100,000 monthly listeners who know him as Iamkeynotes, or just Key Notes.
Marine Maj. Stuart Scheller came up with the idea after reassembling his dress uniform because of a promotion. The concept included creating a mold that would allow a service member to put attachments on ribbons easily and in regulation
Outsourcing is often the first big growth step for a business. For an entrepreneur on a start-up budget, this can be a difficult decision. Laura Early, a military spouse, is the co-founder of WISE Advise — a virtual team helping small businesses fulfill needs in public relations, business strategy, bookkeeping, digital marketing, web design and more.
After a roadside bomb burned 34% of his body, J.R. Martinez could not escape the change in his appearance when he looked in the mirror.