Steven Kuhn is a global business adviser, political consultant and decorated U.S. Military veteran
with a proven track record of success. An influential business and military leader, he has worked with businesses, politicians, and celebrities across the U.S. and Europe to help them harness the power of their influence.
He believes in combining transformational business tactics with the powerful guiding principles of Honesty, Integrity, and Transparency (H.I.T.) to help people get more from what they already have. By connecting more deeply with others, harnessing the power of relational capital and activating dormant relationships, Steven helps people and businesses earn more, grow more and do more.
In this episode, Sgt. BeReal talks to Steven about his transition out of the Military and the challenges that he encountered along the way. They also pointed out that getting a mentor and coach is the key to be successful in anything because mentors are like your battle buddies that keep you on track.
Let’s listen to them as they chat about Military transition so we can get priceless information to help us with our transition.
A good friend died in his arms
He has extreme PTSD but it’s still not a big deal before
Started his own cocktail bar without any money
Came out of the army, became the head executive of 3,500 employees, ran a corporation in 9 countries
Helped brought South African Health Club chain in Germany
Lost his job and 3,500 employees all in 1 day
Always dare yourself to do the things that you love to do
Surround yourself with people that are smarter than you
Had a lot of challenges after Military life and almost put a bullet in his head
Dropped by a friend in a Monastery
Found his wife on the first day of business in Budapest
Honesty, Transparency and Integrity
Getting a mentor or coach is key to be successful anywhere
A mentor is like your battle buddy
Don’t expect the same structures that you’re used to when you transition out of the Military
Find your identity and crystallize your purpose